Category: Church History

Cycling ’Round Heaven All Day…

Fr Sean Collins CSsr, Howick, KZN – The report on the Legion of Mary starting its first South African praesidium 85 years ago in Port Elizabeth reminded me of that exceptional nun, Irish Dominican Sr Evangelist...

I Like a Touch of Gothic

  One of my hobbies is to research the links between the scholastic frame of mind and architecture. It goes back to my varsity days when I had to study the history of architecture....

The Pope Who Inspired Romero and Hurley

Two giants in the struggle for justice studied at the same time in Rome and took inspiration from the pope at the time, explains PADDY KEARNEY. Archbishops Óscar Romero of San Salvador and Denis Hurley...

St Joseph’s Scholasticate’s 75 years!

By Denis Ekwerike MDP – Cardinal Wilfrid Napier presided over the 75th anniversary Mass of St Joseph’s Theological Institute in Cedara, Pietermaritzburg. Started 75 years ago as a scholasticate for South African Missionary Oblates...