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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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Fr Emil Blaser: 50 Years a Priest

Congratulations to Fr Emil Blaser who celebrates his 50th year of ordination to the priesthood – Read our in-depth interview with Fr Blaser this weekend in The Southern Cross Newspaper More Stories: Vestments: The...

Bidding Prayer Against Abortion

Our nation’s hospitals daily terminate the lives of many unborn infants by legalised abortion on demand. I thus respectfully ask our Catholic bishops to direct that the following prayer, or something similar, be made one of our Sunday Masses’ bidding prayers once a month