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Vines To Be Blessed For Good Harvest

Nagenoeg wine farm at Stellenbosch, Western Cape, will host its 21st annual Blessing of the Vines on Saturday, January 25, and the annual Winemakers and Distillers Mass will be celebrated on January 30. The...

Father Francis Sibusiso Zulu Rest in Peace

By Fr Sifiso Ntshangase – Fr Francis Sibusiso Zulu of Eshowe diocese died in a motor accident in Mokopane in Limpopo on December 3, along with his colleague Fr Owen Wilcock. Fr Zulu was...

The Amazing Life of Pauline Jaricot

In 19th-century France, a lay woman made a big difference in evangelisation and missionary work. In a two-part series, COLLEEN CONSTABLE looks at the life of Pauline Jaricot. The remarkable life of Pauline Marie Jaricot, founder...

A new humility may fix the Church

Clericalism is doing the Church great harm, but what’s the solution? DR SIPHIWE MKHIZE suggests a humility based in the concept of kenosis. Today, we are living in an enormously traumatic moment that at...

Fr Owen Wilcock Rest in Peace

Father Owen Mark Wilcock of Port Elizabeth diocese died in a motor accident in Mokopane in Limpopo on December 3, the 24th anniversary of his ordination. Fellow priest Fr Sibusiso Zulu of Eshowe diocese...

Archbishop William Slattery: Hold on! You are Christmas!

Christmas, the coming of God as an infant, didn’t happen 2000 years ago, but is happening today, as ARCHBISHOP WILLIAM SLATTERY OFM explains. In their 1990s song “Everybody Hurts”, the US rock band R.E.M. sang: “So, hold...

The Big Southern Cross Christmas Quiz

25 questions to test your Christmas knowledge! Compiled by Günther Simmermacher 1.In which country may people wish you Merry Christmas by saying: “Mbotama Malamu!” a) Congo b) Ghana c) Kenya 2. Which Gospel reports...