Author: Jael SC

Jubilees for 3 Precious Blood Sisters!

Three Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood celebrated their jubilees at Mariannhill. They are (front from left) Srs Amanda Raich (60 years), Eugenia Ntombela (50 years), and Sebalda Kienast (60 years). The celebrating nuns...

Sister Josephine Robecke Rest in Peace

Sr Helen-Veronica Wagner OP – Oakford Dominican Sister Josephine Robecke died on June 27 at the age of 82. Born on September 6, 1936, to Johannes and Elisabeth Robecke in Sassenberg in the central...

The Life of John Henry Newman in a Nutshell

When Bl John Henry Newman is elevated to the canonised sainthood in October, he will become Britain’s first new saint since the canonisation of  St John Ogilvie in 1976. Born on February 21, 1801,...

50 Years for Patrick and Diana Budd!

Patrick and Diana Budd of Pinetown, Durban, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with a thanksgiving service and renewal of vows. Their golden anniversary service was conducted by Fr Brian Southward, retired parish priest at...

Catholic Men’s Forum 5th Anniversary

The Catholic Men’s Forum held its fifth anniversary celebration on Africa Day at the cathedral of Christ the King in Johannesburg. The theme for the 2019 conference was “Men’s response to mitigate violence against...

Christian Meditation Guru Comes to SA

In September a priest who leads an international Christian meditation movement will visit South Africa. PAUL FALLER provides some background. In September the spiritual leader of the World Community for Christian Meditation will make a...