After 40 years of existence, the Catholic Engaged Encounter (CEE) programme has spread its wings to eSwatini, and now covers the whole pastoral region of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
The Catholic Nurses’ Guild met with their national chaplain, Fr Michael Rasello, in Kroonstad to prepare for their AGM and congress in Welkom from June 22-24. More Stories: When the Devil Strikes, Exorcists are Ready for Battle...
The Justice & Peace Commission of Durban archdiocese hosted a workshop on advocacy, lobbying and training at Albert Falls Conference Centre. The workshop was presented by archdiocese J&P coordinator Kalie Senyane, with chaplain Fr Cyril Xaba, Fr Sipho Mbatha of Eshowe diocese, Robert Mafinyori of the SACBC Justice & Peace Commission, and Dr Kudakwashe Shonhiwa of Peace Oasis International.
St John Paul II once called Lent a period of “spiritual training” for sharpening people’s ability to recognise “the voice of God and the insidious voice of the evil one.” But those skills need constant exercise. Priests need to have the right training to do battle with the devil and spiritually assist their people.
The Schoenstatt Women’s League – Modelling themselves after Mary, the Mother of God — the “first living tabernacle” who bore Jesus — these women have pledged to live their baptismal promises more consciously in daily life: in their parishes, places of work, their communities and their families.
Registration for Life Teen SA’s three-day Empower Joburg 2018 conference has officially opened. The conference, to be held in Centurion, Gauteng, from April 13-15 at the Padre Pio Retreat Centre, aims to facilitate new ideas about youth ministry in South Africa.
St Joseph’s Theological Institute will hold its fifth academic conference from April 5-7 at its campus in Cedara, near Pietermaritzburg. This year’s theme is “Formation for Mission and Ministry”, relating to the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment to be held in Rome in October.
When a group of seafarers were left in limbo in the port of Durban after their ship was detained following the non-payment of wages, Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) came to the rescue.
Gregory Bennette is a long-time seller of The Southern Cross at All Saints parish in Ennerdale, Johannesburg, and parishioners say he’s “passionate” about promoting the paper, and always “humble and caring”. We love receiving...
There is one group whose work over the holiday season will probably go unnoticed since they work invisibly during Christmas and indeed throughout the year. That group are seafarers.
Young people especially must be protected from pornography, “the new drug”, a Christian conference has found. The conference, titled “Stop the New Drug”, was hosted by the Biblical Christian Network of South Africa. It focused on the dangers of pornography, and the detrimental effect it has on society.
Marriage ministry needs to be done by married couples because priests have “no credibility in this area”, says Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life