Southern Africa's Catholic Weekly

Cartoon of the Week: 90 Minute Mass?

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...

Mass Readings: 20 January – 27 January, 2019

Liturgical Calendar Year C Weekday Cycle 1 Sunday, January 20, 2nd Sunday of the Year Isaiah 62:1-5, Psalm 96:1-3, 7-10, 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, John 2:1-11 Monday, January 21, St Agnes Hebrews 5:1-10, Psalm 110:1-4,...

This Week’s Issue: 16 January – 22 January, 2018

BUMPER MATRIC CELEBRATION ISSUE » Catholic schools again outperform national averages » Plans for this year’s Daswa feast day » Why Church opposes ‘healing crystals’ » Mother on raising son with autism » What’s...

Pope: Don’t Pray Like a Parrot

Christians are not better than other people, but they do know that God is their Father and they are called “to reflect a ray of his goodness in this world thirsting for goodness, waiting...

Paying a Debt Forward?

Our children became our debtors when my wife and I with God’s help gave them life. Aren’t they obliged to pay us back as much as they can? Our gift to them was of...