Category: Death

Deacon Paddy Maddison Rest in Peace

Deacon Paddy Maddison of St Charles’ parish in Victory Park, Johannesburg, died on June 4. He was born in Chester, England, to Pat and Jim who lived in north Wales. The family moved to...

A Saint for Our Times

Jean Vanier, Canadian writer, philosopher and humanitarian who died May 7, was a champion for people with intellectual disabilities and touched countless lives through his constant message of love. “The message of the Gospel,”...

Sr Dorothe Funken CPS, Rest in Peace

Precious Blood Sister Marie Dorothe Funken, former principal of St Francis College in Mariannhill, died in Durban on April 2 at the age of 78. Born on January 21, 1941, as Maria Angelika Funken...