Category: Easter

Tlhabane Parish Took it to the Mountain

By Ezzy Seabelo – On the day before Palm Sunday, the community of St Peter’s church in Tlhabane, led by parish priest Fr Peter Ackappady, braved the boiling heat and walked for 6km from the...

Christians Cleansed by Christ Can No Longer Be Corrupt

Though they may go to church and say they are people of faith, the corrupt and “mafioso” have absolutely nothing Christian about them, Pope Francis said. “They call themselves Christian, but they carry death in their souls and bring death to others,” the pope said during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square.

An Incredible Event

Why is it that many Catholics wear crucifixes around their necks but not representations of the empty tomb? Without the Resurrection on the third day, the events of Good Friday would merely mark the...

Prayer for Easter

Christ is Risen: The world below lies desolate Christ is Risen: The spirits of evil are fallen Christ is Risen: The angels of God are rejoicing Christ is Risen: The tombs of the dead...

Why Don’t We Want God’s Mercy?

Carrying a cross in our pockets can be a beautiful prayer. There are times when we pray with words and times when it is just the silence of our hearts — like St John Vianney who used to say about his prayer in from of the Blessed Sacrament: “I just look at him and he looks at me.”

The History of the Stations of the Cross

During Lent, the faithful practise the devotion of the Stations of the Cross. Prof MICHAEL OGUNU explains the history and purpose of that devotion. Stations of the Cross is a devotion, especially during Lent, which prayerfully...