Young couples need help when they begin their life together. Family life ministry activist Mahadi Buthelezi tells ERIN CARELSE about a seminar she and her husband Rob have introduced to give such couples the skills for happiness together forever.
Author: Erin Carelse
Sacred Heart College in Observatory, Johannesburg, marked the new school year with each Grade 1 pupil having a turn at ringing the school chapel’s bell, symbolising the beginning of their school careers.
Religious Sisters are special, and even non-Catholics love and respect them, because they “present Christ in a striking manner”, a bishop told a Mass to celebrate the profession of a Precious Blood Sister.
Cape Town’s Salesian community honoured five long-serving board members with a prestigious medal from the order. Long-serving board members were awarded the Rector Major Medal in recognition of their services to the Salesians and their special ministry to needy youth.
The Justice and Peace Commission (J&P) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC) have taken various messages from the bishops’ pastoral letter on racism and racial divisions and transformed them into ten activities that can be performed as part of our Lenten observance.
The bishops of Southern Africa set aside time during their plenary session to meet with leaders from other faiths, saying this was especially important in the year of the bicentenary of the Catholic Church in South Africa.
Fr Msisi Joseph Mabaso was ordained for the diocesan priesthood on December 16 in Eshowe and returned later to celebrate his first Mass in his home parish of St Francis of Assisi in Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg....
Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) port chaplains in South Africa will help seafarers live out their faith during Lent as they visit the many crews arriving on ships in ports across the country.
Catholics must speak with originality and deeper insight as they engage with the issues of today, instead of just joining in an “orgy of Zuma-bashing”, a bishop said at a Mass to celebrate 200 years of the Church in Southern Africa.
Tlalane Manciya of St Anthony’s parish in Langa, Cape Town, is a great fan of author Fr Ralph de Hahn. “His stories are among my most treasured books. Congratulations to Fr de Hahn on...
The apostolic nuncio commended the bishops of Southern Africa for giving such importance to the ministry to youth. Youth ministry was on the bishops’ agenda, especially with the worldwide Synod of Bishops in the Vatican in October focusing on youth.
Mgr Barney McAleer, the popular Irish priest who currently is the coordinator of the SACBC Foundation, holds a framed “Certificate of Appreciation” from the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference as he stands next to SACBC president Archbishop Stephen Brislin.