Category: Marriage

After Divorce, Have Compassion

Marriage is not easy, and sometimes it simply fails. Tshiamo Stephen Takongwa, a marriage counsellor, argues that Church and society should be compassionate towards divorcees, helping them to heal. Summer! It’s that time of...

Marriage Preparation at St Peter Claver Parish

St Peter Claver parish in Pimville, Soweto, presented couples who had completed their marriage preparation course with certificates. Parish priest Fr Tom Segami OMI and Fr Mahlomola Skoto OMI blessed all the couples. Thato...

‘Mercy and Love Can Heal Wounded Marriages’

God wants couples to live out their marriage faithfully and not abandon hope when things go awry, Pope Francis said. “A love with mutual self-giving sustained by Christ’s grace” is what allows couples to...

50 Years for Ron and Olga Williams!

Ron and Olga Williams were married 50 years ago on August 18. Olga and Aloysious (Ron) Williams celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this month. They were married on August 18, 1968, by the late...

50 Years for Armando and Maria José dos Santos!

Armando and Maria José dos Santos celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Mass at Our Lady of Fatima parish in Brentwood Park, Benoni. Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of Johannesburg is pictured with the couple as they...

Congratulations Winston and Muriel Maritz!

Winston and Muriel Maritz of Cape Town are preparing to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary. They married on June 22, 1968, at St Mary’s church in Retreat, with the ceremony officiated by Fr Feeny...

50 Years of Marriage at St Francis Xavier!

On Divine Mercy Sunday, the parish of St Francis Xavier on the Bluff in Durban invited those parishioners married for 50 years or longer to renew their commitment, together with parish priest Fr Michael...