Author: Christen Torres

Jesuit Brother: Church Must Act on Climate Change

The SAFCEI is a “multi-faith organisation committed to supporting faith leaders and their communities in Southern Africa’’ on issues regarding the earth and the environment, according to the institute’s website. It aims to promote ‘’awareness, understanding and action on eco-justice, sustainable living and climate change”.

Why We Can’t be Silent to Cries of Poor

World Day of the Poor was first proposed in 2016 in Pope Francis’ apostolic letter for the Year of Mercy, Misericordia et misera, which calls on the faithful to “make a serious examination of conscience, to see if we are truly capable of hearing the cry of the poor”.

New Guide on Praying the Scriptures

Bernadette Chellew’s Praying the Scriptures: 8 Chapters of Lectio Divina Reflections makes use of Judeo-Christian Scriptures, as well as the ancient Lectio Divina practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer, with the author promising to explore the “eight aspects of prayer” with readers.

Victoria Goes for Big Dreams

A young Catholic in Johannesburg introduced her own fashion designs at a private show and is determined to become a runway model. Victoria Giuricich, 20, is a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Rivonia. Born in 1998, she has Down syndrome. The aspiring model will debut three of her own original designs on the ramps as part of South African Fashion Week.