Category: Charity

Catholic Welfare & Developments’ Last Act

As a final act of caring before their retrenchment, the staff of Catholic Welfare & Development (CWD) have volunteered their time and labour to ensure that those even less fortunate than they can receive at least a little something this Christmas through the annual Buckets of Love campaign.

Why We Can’t be Silent to Cries of Poor

World Day of the Poor was first proposed in 2016 in Pope Francis’ apostolic letter for the Year of Mercy, Misericordia et misera, which calls on the faithful to “make a serious examination of conscience, to see if we are truly capable of hearing the cry of the poor”.

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,...

You Can Now See the Rare Art of the Sand Mandala

The Denis Hurley Centre in Durban will be hosting the creation of a “sand mandala” this month. This painstaking procedure is a very rare sight to witness. Starting in the week of October 15,...

Stepping up for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children

Orphans and vulnerable children, irrespective of their religious ties, are the focus of a project in the archdiocese of Cape Town. St Kizito’s Children’s Programme is a community-based, non-profit project responding to the Church’s...

Cycle For Those Who Can’t

Little Eden Society is calling on cyclists to “ride together for those who can’t” and help raise funds for the intellectually disabled at November’s 2018 Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg. Last year, 34...

Little Eden Head Hands over Baton

Longtime Little Eden CEO Lucy Slaviero, 65, is retiring and the society’s Xelda Rohrbeck, 35, will succeed her from September. The two will be working together over the remaining period to ensure a smooth...