Category: About us

Meet Our Miracle Baby!

Luna Carelse became the first “Southern Cross baby” in more than a decade when she was born in late August to our journalist Erin Carelse and her husband Brent. In the past 25 years,...

And Now For the Bad News

Due to sharp increases in the production and distribution of The Southern Cross, as well as the recent VAT increase, we are forced to increase the cover price of the newspaper as of May to R10.

Our Way to a Century

For almost half of the 200-year existence of the Catholic Church in South Africa, this newspaper has edified, educated and entertained many generations of the faithful.
In two years’ time, in October 2020, we will celebrate the 100th birthday of The Southern Cross, being able to reflect on a century of spreading the Good News

Mass For Our Associates

The annual Mass for the intentions of Associates of The Southern Cross and the repose of the souls for deceased Associates, will be celebrated on January 24 at 13:05 in St Mary’s cathedral in Cape Town.

Southern Cross Christmas Wishes

More Stories: Christmas Miracle brings Light into our Lives Young Shepherd Comes to the Light Advent – What Are We Waiting For? Smell, Feel, Taste – Christmas is Personal

More Southern Cross Sellers! Thank You…

Our Southern Cross sellers from across South Africa! These are just a few of the people who give of their time each Saturday and Sunday, taking care that Catholics are informed about their Catholic...

Our Southern Cross Sellers! A big thanks to you…

Our Southern Cross sellers from across South Africa! These are just a few of the people who give of their time each Saturday and Sunday, taking care that Catholics are informed about their Catholic...

Interview with the Editor (Part 2)

Part 2 of FR RUSSELL POLLITT‘s interview with Southern Cross editor Günther Simmermacher. (Go to part 1) Do you edit letters much? Only for clarity and language. But we might cut out inappropriate, irrelevant or repetitive...