Author: Jael SC

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...

Sr Dorothe Funken CPS, Rest in Peace

Precious Blood Sister Marie Dorothe Funken, former principal of St Francis College in Mariannhill, died in Durban on April 2 at the age of 78. Born on January 21, 1941, as Maria Angelika Funken...

Fr Wandile Sosibo Chagwe Ordained!

Newly-ordained Durban priest Fr Wandile Sosibo Chagwe is pictured with Clementia Gambushe. As a seminarian, Fr Chagwe was supported throughout his studies by the Catholic Women’s League of Woodlands parish. He was ordained at...

Way of the Cross at Centocow Mission!

The youth of Umzimkulu diocese in KwaZulu-Natal gathered at Sibizane, Centocow mission, to follow Jesus on his Way of the Cross for 7km to the Centocow shrine of Merciful Jesus and Mary, Our Lady...

Divine Renovation UK Conference Inspires SA

Having returned from the Divine Renovation Conference 2019 in Birmingham, England, the head of regional development for Alpha Africa says the model of parish renewal proposed by Canadian priest Fr James Mallon is taking root...

Bene Merenti Papal Medal for Delise Addis!

Catholic Women’s League member Delise Addis of Immaculate Conception parish in Pinetown near Durban (second left) was awarded the papal Bene Merenti medal. CWL members celebrating with her, her family and parishioners were (from...

In Lent, Keep Your Eyes on the Cross

During Lent we accompany Jesus on his Passion journey. As we await the glory of the Resurrection at Easter, we must keep our eyes on the Cross, suggests JOACHIM ANAKWENZE. The period of Lent...

Pope Lifts 34-year-old Ban on Priest

Pope Francis has lifted the canonical penalties imposed 34 years ago on Fr Ernesto Cardenal, 94, the Nicaraguan poet and former member of the Sandinista government. In a statement, Archbishop Waldemar Sommertag, the Vatican...