Category: Church History

Saint Paul and the Bible

When we think of St Paul on his many great journeys fearlessly preaching the gospel, do we imagine a street preacher proclaiming his message aloud, grasping and sometimes waving around a well-thumbed leather-bound copy of the Bible? When we think of Paul writing his letters, do we imagine him writing away surrounded by a stack of bibles, commentaries and works of theology? We would be mistaken.

Polokwane Cathedral Celebrates 87 years!

By Selby Makgotho – Celebrating the 87th anniversary of Sacred Heart cathedral in Polokwane diocese, vicar-general Fr Clemens Selemela called on the faithful to never forget the missionaries who contributed immensely to the establishment of...

St Patrick’s Church Makanda Celebrates 175 Years

By Samantha Carolus – One of South Africa’s oldest Catholic churches celebrated its landmark 175th anniversary with a special Mass. The Mass at St Patrick’s church in the university town of Makanda (formerly Grahamstown)...