Category: Death

Sr Mannes Fourie OP Rest in Peace

Dominican Sister Mannes Fourie died on July 30 at the age of 91. Born a twin on March 3, 1928, to Emma and Stephan Fourie, she was named Dorethea Wilhelmina. Emma died when Dorethea...

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,”...