Author: Erin Carelse

Salesians Honour 5 Board Stalwarts

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.

10 Peace-Promoting Activities for Lent

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.

Tlalane Manciya – Fr Ralph de Hahn fan

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...

Mini World Youth Day: Good Job and Now onto Panama!

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.

Monsignor Barney McAleer Honoured

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.