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New Bishop to Sample Local Potjiekos Skills!

Cape Town’s recently ordained auxiliary bishop will have the opportunity to test his new diocese’s potkjiekos-cooking skills on Heritage Day. Bishop Sylvester David has confirmed his attendance at the Two Saints Soccer and Potjiekos...

Caritas SA Maps Out its Future Plans

By Sheila Pires – In a relatively short time, the social development arm of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference, Caritas SA, has achieved in the areas of agriculture, palliative care for HIV/Aids and...

Mary is Always With Us

By Colleen Constable – Recently I had an encounter with a young woman in her early twenties trying to gather strength to deal with the pain that goes with young life. When we prayed...

How to Be a Beautiful Woman

By Obakeng Kgongoane – Skewed ideas of femininity convince us that womanhood can be bought in the form of prosthetic enhancements or anti-ageing products, thus reducing femininity to capital. Globally, the selfie-culture and competing...

Back to the 80s for Fr Anthony Spencer!

The youth of St Francis of Assisi parish in Vanderbjilpark held a “Back to ‘80s” party, and Fr Anthony Spencer (aka King of Ubumnandi) was dressed for the occasion. (Submitted by Modjadji Motupa) More...

Bishop Frank Nubuasah Installed!

By Sr Phatsimo Ramokgwebana – The installation of Bishop Frank Nubuasah as the fourth bishop of the diocese of Gaborone attracted multitudes of people at the University of Botswana Indoor Sports Arena. In attendance was...

‘Youthful’ Sisters Show Great Joy

By Sr Phatsimo Veronica Ramokgwebana SC – A  Christian Brother who facilitated the general chapter of the 53-year-old Sisters of Calvary in Botswana said the congregation’s joy was observable in what the Sisters had in...

How Truly Getting Christ Can Transform Us

THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST, by Fr Richard Rohr OFM. Convergent Books, New York. 2019. 260 pp. Reviewed by David Gibson A mature Christian, Franciscan Father Richard Rohr writes in his new book, “sees Christ in...

Why We Need the Word of God

August 25 will be Bible Sunday. To help us prepare, Br Mike Chalmers CF looks at how Scripture and the Eucharist work together to lead us to Christ. What better way can we prepare for receiving Christ...

Anglican Primate Hails Ignatian Exercises

Any Christian who has done the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola “can never give up hope”, because in these exercises “we encounter the incarnational Christ”, Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba told the Jesuit Institute’s...