Category: lay ministry

Manenberg Gears up for Taizé International

The Manenberg preparation team for the international Taizé Meeting in Cape Town in September had its first meeting. The team comprises all generations, is interdenominational and, with Sr Akiko from Japan, even intercontinental. For...

Church-Government TB Partnership!

With tuberculosis still the leading cause of death in South Africa — according to the World Health Organisation around 124000 South Africans died from TB in 2016 alone — the Catholic Church has partnered with the health department to provide screening services in three municipal areas.

Young Women: ‘Why we are SVP Members’

Two young people had a desire to make a difference in their community and Church, and have been able to do so by joining the St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP). Ofentse Mahasha, who is 19, and Lindokuhle Mwelase, 22, both of St Philip Neri parish in Moletsane, Soweto, said that through the SVP, their eyes have been opened to the needs of many families.