Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

To Be Waterwise

  In the face of climate change we will have to get used to increasingly frequent droughts in South Africa, a country in which many regions are already under pressure from water shortages. It...

Cartoon of the Week: A Lifetime of Lessons

The Southern Cross has been publishing cartoons on its back page drawn by Conrad Burke since the early 90s. We have decided to make them available online! Mr Burke is a parishioner at Most...

Thirty Third Sunday Reflection

Truth is hard to bear! Yes, Jesus, the truth does set us free; but we also know from experience that first, that truth is going to P … us off! The truth of the...

Mass Readings: 17 November – 24 November, 2019

Liturgical Calendar Year C – Weekdays Cycle Year 1 Sunday November 17, 33rd Sunday of the Year Malachi 4:1-2 (3, 19-20), Psalm 98:5-9, 2 Thessalonians 3:7-12, Luke 21:5-19 Monday November 18, Dedication of the...

Thy Kingdom Come, Our Kingdoms Go!

When we pray Christianity’s most important single prayer – The Our Father – do we really attempt to understand and meditate upon the challenge of its words – especially “thy kingdom come”? What is...

Signed, Healed, Delivered

A Catholic Charismatic prayer group from two parishes is gearing up to host its first healing and deliverance conference in Cape Town in December. The guest speakers will be Sacred Heart Father Joseph Wilson...