Category: Marriage

Is Marriage a Cultural Concept?

Tony Meehan, Cape Town – Your report “Church reaction to amended polygamy law” details the recognition of the Customary Marriages Act and agrees with the sentiments of providing the equal treatment of women in...

Congratulations Michelle Daniels and Kerman Pillay!

Fr Peter Lafferty CSSp presided at the wedding of Michelle Daniels and Kerman Pillay in Holy Trinity church in Musgrave, Durban. (Submitted by Rea Mina) More Stories: Getting Ready to Take on Marriage Pope:...

50 Years for Patrick and Diana Budd!

Patrick and Diana Budd of Pinetown, Durban, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with a thanksgiving service and renewal of vows. Their golden anniversary service was conducted by Fr Brian Southward, retired parish priest at...

65 Years for Victor & Maureen Blair!

Victor and Maureen (née Campbell) Blair have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 8, 1954, in Emmanuel cathedral in Durban. More Stories: Cardinal: Couples Can be Better at Marriage Prep...

The Genes You Wear

  By Mahadi and Rob Buthelezi – Who am I and who are you? What is your make-up, your DNA? Or, put differently, what genes do you wear? In our family ministry, we put...

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...