For the better part of his 86 years, Basil Brice has devoted his life to two passions: the sport of boxing, through which he became a celebrated figure; and supporting the mission of his...
Author: Nereesha Patel
What is the vocation of a religious Brother? NEREESHA PATEL spoke to Redemptorist Brother Gavin Stokoe, who explains how he experienced his call from God, and what life in a religious community looks like…
The Holy Bible is Christianity’s most sacred text. From it, we can understand God’s purpose for us humans, what he expects from us, and finding out how what kind of person you are. Here are 10 amazing facts that you may not know about the Bible!
The Durban Gospel Choir will be performing a musical concert on Freedom Day, April 27 from 16:00 to 18:00 at the Emmanuel Cathedral in Durban in a programme entitled “Songs of Hope and Freedom.”
Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite parish in Mulbarton, Johannesburg, will be hosting its 17th annual festival on Sunday, May 27 in celebration of its inauguration. The history of the Lebanese community and mission in...
The alarming increase in gang-related violence in the Western Cape in the last few months negatively affects children, both as victims and perpetrators of such violence, according to a report by the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office (CPLO).
Br Renato Lima de Oliveira of Brazil, the 16th president-general of the SVP, visited seven African countries where the society’s presence is strong: Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Zambia, Mozambique, Botswana and South Africa.
As part of our ongoing series of profiles of Catholic organisations that are active in the Southern African Church, NEREESHA PATEL looks at the history, activities and charism of the Kolping Society.
A Catholic school in Johannesburg has rolled out an anonymous reporting system that lets learners and staff members report bullying and inappropriate behaviour via a cellphone app.
A leading expert on Centering Prayer will guide Contemplative Outreach South Africa’s national conference in April. Rev Dr Cynthia Bourgeault of the Contemplative Society in the US will lead the conference, which will be held from April 27 to May 1 at the Padre Pio Retreat Centre in Centurion.
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, a project started by a Catholic school for the education of refugee children will hold a special function in April. The Three2Six Refugee Children’s Education Project in Johannesburg was developed by Sacred Heart College in 2008, and later expanded to Observatory Girls Primary School and Holy Family College.
A month after his ordination to the priesthood, “life-changing” and “amazing” are the words Fr Denardo Gnanapragas used to describe his initial experience as a priest.