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Fr Gerry O’Reilly: Lockdown in Grahamstown

By Fr Gerry O’Reilly OFM – Lockdown is a new experience for all of us. Three weeks before it officially started, we emptied the holy water fonts, and everyone who came to church had...

Lessons Learned in Lockdown Limbo

Lockdown forced schools with the means to do so to switch to remote learning. As the local Church marks Catholic Schools Week, MARK POTTERTON sees promise for the future in that. As soon as it...

This Was the Man Karol Wojtyla

St John Paul II was a modern-day apostle and the world’s conscience. This is the life of the man born Karol Wojtyła on May 18, 1920. Pope John Paul II, whose centenary of birth...

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Uncorked Theology Goes Digital

A  Durban parish has taken its popular Q&A and “Theology Uncorked” sessions into the digital domain during lockdown, broadcasting on its YouTube channel. St Joseph’s parish in Morningside launched its Q&A sessions three years...

I Imagine: The World of Evangelisation

By Fr Joseph Falkiner OP – All Christians have a joint mission to take to the world: evangelisation. Recent popes, including Pope Francis, have been trying for years to make Catholics aware that the...

Bishops’ Encouragement During Covid-19 Crisis

Several Southern African bishops have encouraged the faithful to be strong during the coronavirus crisis. Archbishop Abel Gabuza, coadjutor of Durban, said during the lockdown “we have witnessed the goodness in many people”. “The...

What We Are Growing at St John Vianney

South Africa’s national St John Vianney seminary is training about 130 men for the priesthood. Lucy Rubin visited the Pretoria campus and met three future priests there. Saint John Vianney Seminary is probably one...