Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

Ask a Toddler Why Jesus Was Crucified

By Sheldon Vandrey – Every year on Good Friday at 10:00, our parish of the Holy Spirit in Arcadia, Port Elizabeth, hosts its Passion play, performed by the youth group and other young people in...

Fr Michael Brady SMA Rest in Peace

Society of African Missionaries Father Michael Brady of Limpopo died on February 17 at the age of 76, after a long illness. Born in Castlebar in County Mayo, Ireland, in 1942, he responded to...

Pope: God’s Glory is Shown on the Cross

By Junno Arocho Esteves –  The glory of God is not manifested with fanfare and applause but displayed through the love of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross, Pope Francis said. “True glory is the glory...

Good Shepherd Centre a Model for All

A centre run by the Good Shepherd Sisters in Madidi, North West Province, was declared the best-practice model of integration of services by the provincial department of social development’s HIV/Aids directorate. Since its inception...

Fr Wandile Sosibo Chagwe Ordained!

Newly-ordained Durban priest Fr Wandile Sosibo Chagwe is pictured with Clementia Gambushe. As a seminarian, Fr Chagwe was supported throughout his studies by the Catholic Women’s League of Woodlands parish. He was ordained at...

Suicide: Time to Debunk the Myths

Suicide is still shrouded in myths, fallacies, misconceptions and misunderstandings — and they need to be debunked, writes DAVID CAPEL from personal experience in this tragic form of death. Eight years ago my girlfriend...

Pope to Wash Prisoners’ Feet

By Carol Glatz – Pope Francis will celebrate Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper with prisoners in Velletri, about 58km south of Rome. The pope will celebrate the Mass and the foot-washing ritual at...