Author: hazelelponiSC

Southern Cross Seller Gregory Bennette!

Gregory Bennette is a long-time seller of The Southern Cross at All Saints parish in Ennerdale, Johannesburg, and parishioners say he’s “passionate” about promoting the paper, and always “humble and caring”. We love receiving...

Denis Hurley Centre Awards Deadline!

The deadline is fast approaching to submit nominations for the inaugural Barry Wood Awards to honour those who work at the Denis Hurley Centre in Durban.

Prayer for the New School Year

  God of wisdom and might, we praise you for the wonder of our being, for mind, body and spirit. Be with our children as they begin a new school year. Bless them and...

Carols We Love

Thank you for Günther Simmermacher’s article on “Stille Nacht”, one of the most-loved carols, and the belated recognition of writer Fr Joseph Mohr and composer Franz Gruber.
May I mention some beautiful carols which are not as well known?

Author of Priest-Sleuth Books was an Augustinian Monk

Even though British author William Brodrick gave up the monastic life in the Augustinian order, just before priestly ordination, to be a lawyer, another call also had been tugging at him. It was persistent, and it didn’t let go.