Author: Jael SC

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...

Seminarians Assist at Mass

First-year seminarians from St Francis Xavier Seminary in Athlone, Cape Town, celebrated Mass at St Mary’s cathedral. Priests officiating were (from left) seminary rector Fr Thomas Plastow, main celebrant and assistant priest at the...

Bishops: We Can Renew South Africa on May 8

Political and corporate sectors have betrayed the trust of the South African people, and the general election on May 8 “presents all South Africans with the opportunity to renew our vision” for the country,...

Mass for Law Enforcement and Prison Ministry

Bishop Thaddaeus Kumalo of Eshowe said Mass at KwaMalusi Omuhle parish in Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal, for all those who work with law enforcement and the welfare (spiritual and otherwise) of prisoners in the diocese. This...