Category: Ministry

Life Teen Conference Registration Opens

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: Formation for Mission and Ministry Conference

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.

AoS Chaplains Help Unpaid Seafarers

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.

Southern Cross Seller Gregory Bennette!

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...

Forgotten Out At Sea

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.

Stop the New Drug: Your Brain on Porn

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.