Author: Jael SC

Bicentenary to be Shown on TV

A TV programme on October 21 will reflect on this year’s bicentennial of the Catholic Church in South Africa. The programme, part of the weekly Hosanna show, will include footage of the Bicentennial Mass...

Priest Builds House for Poor Family

By Sr Phatsimo Ramokgwebana SC – A  priest built a house and then handed it over to a single mother of ten children. Fr Foster Olator is stationed at Lwapa la Lerato parish in Jwaneng,...

Christians must Live the Beatitudes, not just Preach them

With songs, poetry and dance – including hip-hop – young people shared with Pope Francis and members of the Synod of Bishops some of their life stories, hopes, dreams and, especially, questions. The late-afternoon...

6 Jubilees for 6 Dominican Sisters!

Six King Dominican Sisters celebrated their 50, 60 and 65 years of religious life at St Mary’s in Johannesburg. All became nuns just before or while Vatican II was unfolding, and have experienced profound changes in...

The Pope Who Inspired Romero and Hurley

Two giants in the struggle for justice studied at the same time in Rome and took inspiration from the pope at the time, explains PADDY KEARNEY. Archbishops Óscar Romero of San Salvador and Denis Hurley...

10 Years for Deacon Keith Peter McKenzie

Deacon Keith Peter McKenzie of Our Lady of Loreto parish in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, celebrated the tenth anniversary of his ordination. A celebration was organised at the church and after Mass, parish priest Fr...