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The Beautiful Abbot Pfanner Trappist Trail     

A group of hiking pilgrims completed the Abbot Pfanner Trappist Trail in KwaZulu-Natal. BARBARA MASON was in that group and recorded her experience. Our group of pilgrims set off from Mariannhill Monastery in Pinetown,...

25th Sunday of the Year Reflection

By  Fr John Allen Green OFM – Before 313, the church was on the bottom of society, which is the privileged vantage point for understanding the liberating power of Gospel for both the individual...

50 Years of Marriage at St Francis Xavier!

On Divine Mercy Sunday, the parish of St Francis Xavier on the Bluff in Durban invited those parishioners married for 50 years or longer to renew their commitment, together with parish priest Fr Michael...

…And in All Things, Always Charity

Recently, I took part in a Facebook discussion on the building of the Shrine of Mary, Mother of Mercy in the archdiocese of Johannesburg. While serious concerns were raised, I got very worried about...

Cardinal Parolin: Amoris Laetitia Calls for New Pastoral Approach

Difficulties in embracing “Amoris Laetitia,” Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family, probably are tied to difficulties in accepting its new attitude and approach to providing pastoral care, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin.

Happy Birthday Jesus!

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