Category: Death

Fr Joseph Hollanders OMI Rest in Peace

By Bishop Victor Phalana – Oblate Father Joseph “Jef” Hollanders, who was killed in a robbery in his presbytery in the village of Bodibe on January 12, was a pioneer of the diocese of...

Fr Leonard Mncwabe CMM Rest in Peace

By Fr Lufeyo Mpaha CMM – MariannHill Missionaries Father Leonard Ndabenhle Mncwabe died after a long illness on January 2 at the age of 45. Born on March 15, 1975, at KwaMnyamana, an outstation...

Sr Brenda Nestor OP Rest in Peace

By Sr Alison Munro OP – Dominican Sister Brenda Nestor, formerly of Johannesburg and Mthatha, died in England on December 21 at the age of 95. Born in County Mayo, Ireland, on March 20,...

Father Francis Sibusiso Zulu Rest in Peace

By Fr Sifiso Ntshangase – Fr Francis Sibusiso Zulu of Eshowe diocese died in a motor accident in Mokopane in Limpopo on December 3, along with his colleague Fr Owen Wilcock. Fr Zulu was...

Fr Owen Wilcock Rest in Peace

Father Owen Mark Wilcock of Port Elizabeth diocese died in a motor accident in Mokopane in Limpopo on December 3, the 24th anniversary of his ordination. Fellow priest Fr Sibusiso Zulu of Eshowe diocese...

Salesian Father Eugene Hennessy Rest in Peace

By Fr Jeffrey Johnson SDB – Salesian Father Eugene Hennessy died on September 12 at the Bosco Centre in Walkerville outside Johannesburg. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, on February 19, 1933, to Michael...

Br Martin Thompson OFM Rest in Peace

By Paddy Noonan OFM – Franciscan Brother Martin Thompson died on September 29 in Ireland. He was born as George Thompson in Dublin on November 4, 1934, and after his education at Belvedere College,...

Peter Throp Rest In Peace

Catholic pro-life activist Peter Throp of Cape Town died at 73 on October 19, having lived to see his dream: the closure of Cape Town’s biggest abortion clinic, Marie Stopes in Bree Street. Mr...