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Southern Africa's Catholic Magazine

A Growing Lesson

By Maureen Pratt – As my birthday approached last month, I decided to purchase a few new additions to my indoor garden – a blooming and three smaller, not-yet-blooming orchids. I selected them from a small...

Cardinal: Hope is Dying in Syria

By Junno Arocho Esteves –  With no end of conflict and no path toward economic recovery in sight, the Syrian people are losing hope that any sense of peace and normalcy will return, said the...

More Than Hair

This month’s reaction to the controversial Clicks advert has shown, once again, the stubborn inability of South Africans to listen to one another. The advert issued by the retail company for a brand of shampoo...

Holy Mass of Creation Celebrated in Stellenbosch

Fr Wim Lindeque celebrates a “Holy Mass of Creation” at the Christian Brothers Centre in Stellenbosch, as part of sacred time in the “Season of Creation” which intends to link humans with nature and God...

St Joseph’s Home: Face Masks are a Challenge

For homes caring for children, Covid-19 regulations have created not only logistic and financial but also interpersonal challenges. That has been the experience of St Joseph’s Home for chronically ill children in Cape Town. Facial...

Mass readings: 20 September – 27 September, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday September 20, 25th Sunday of the year Isaiah 55:6-9, Psalms 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18, Philippians 1:20-24, 27, Matthew 20:1-16 Monday September 21, St Matthew Ephesians 4:1-7,...