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The 7 Point Divine Renovation Game Plan

Divine Renovation is based on what Fr James Mallon calls “The Game Plan”. It has seven key ingredients: 1. Invitational Church The starting point is to become an “invitational Church”, which is not a...

Fr Simon Sibisi Ordained!

A thanksgiving Mass was held for Fr Simon Sibisi at the parish of the Immaculate Conception in Pinetown, just a day after his ordination in Durban’s Emmanuel cathedral. Fr Sibisi is seen flanked by members of his family. The...

Priest, Nun Among Ethiopia Air Crash Victims

According to the Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries, a priest of the order, Kenyan Father George Kageche Mukua CMM, who once studied in South Africa, and a Kenyan nun were among the victims of the...

Archbishop On Ancestors And The Faith In Africa

PASTORAL LETTERS ON MARY AND MATTERS ANCESTRAL, by Archbishop Buti Tlhagale OMI. SA Catholic Online Books. 2018. 255pp. Reviewed by Michael Shackleton Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of Johannesburg, has a plan: to build a place...

Hurley Letters: Advocating Real Christianity

A LIFE IN LETTERS: Selected Correspondence of Denis Hurley. Edited by Philippe Denis, Paddy Kearney & Jane Argall. Cluster Publications, Pietermaritzburg. 2008. 541pp. Reviewed by Mike Pothier To anyone who knew him, however remotely,...

See the Divine Light in Others

Guest editorial by Fr Stefan Hippler Every year on World Aids Day, December 1, we are reminded of the plight of the more than 34 million people living with HIV/Aids and — depending where they...

SA Catholic Giant Paddy Kearney Dies

Paddy Kearney, the biographer of Archbishop Denis Hurley and former director of the Diakonia Council of Churches, died suddenly of heart attack in the afternoon of November 23. He was 76.

Every Bishop in Chile Resigns after Lashing by Pope

The entire episcopate of Chile has resigned over the handling of sex abuse allegations after receiving an unprecedented dressing-down from Pope Francis, as JUNNO AROCHO ESTEVES reports. VATICAN CITY (CNS)— Every bishop in Chile...

St Benedict’s College 60th Jubilee Mass!

More Stories: Theologian: Christian unity possible but not a ‘call to ignore realities’ Don’t Hide the Church Under a Bushel! Indian Catholic Rite in South Africa Celebrates Patron’s Feast Pope: St Joseph is Powerful...

Christian Movie Opens Throughout SA

Named after MercyMe’s 2001 Christian-rock hit of the same title — the best-selling Christian single of all time — I Can Only Imagine tells the story of MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, who as a child is emotionally and physically abused by his father (Dennis Quaid) and abandoned by his mother.