For the past few weeks I have been struggling terribly with my ears. I picked up an ear infection while travelling for work, and it’s thrown me completely off balance, literally. At first I...
By Theo Lawrence & Mary Leveson – Cape Town’s St Mary’s cathedral is fast becoming fertile ground for young organists. Its resident organist, Dale de Windt, is a teenager, and lately another young Catholic with...
As part of the bicentennial celebrations of the Catholic Church in South Africa, the archdiocese of Cape Town will host a Mass dedicated to missionaries in May.
At a workshop for Witbank diocese youth ministry leaders, Bishop Joe Sandri stressed the importance of recognising the youth, and possibly having them lead Mass once a month.
Why is it not considered simony when priests and religious organisations collect money for Masses and novenas to be offered for an intention, but it would be considered simony if I were to collect money for praying for people?
The final words at Mass – “Go in peace” – are an invitation to Christians to proclaim God’s blessings through their lives, not an opportunity to go outside and speak ill of others, Pope Francis said
Johannesburg archdiocese, as part of the year-long bicentennial of the Catholic Church in South Africa, will celebrate with Mass and the rosary on April 21 at the Mother of Mercy Shrine in Magaliesburg.
Have you ever attended a Chrism Mass? This year’s Chrism Mass for the Archdiocese of Cape Town will be live-streamed on YouTube from Corpus Christi in Wynberg, Cape Town, so you can see what happens...
The question raised in the letter “Why shouldn’t kids be in church” is possibly very pertinent. There is no doubt that children should be introduced to church participation at an early age and be taught the Catholic religion. I, however, have reservations as to the implementation thereof.
Cardinal Wilfrid Napier celebrated a special Memorial Mass for the late Jesuit Father Ted Rogers, a great pioneer of social causes in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, at Mariannhill Monastery.
Mass isn’t a paid arrangement for salvation but rather the commemoration of Christ’s sacrifice of his life, given freely to all, Pope Francis said.
In his main talk, the pope continued his series on the Mass, focusing on the Liturgy of the Eucharist, which begins with the preparation of the gifts of bread and wine that are then consecrated and distributed to the faithful at holy Communion.