Category: Parish Life

5 Cape Parishes Visit Ngome Marian Shrine!

Cape Town pilgrims at Ngome Marian shrine in KwaZulu-Natal came from the parishes of St John Bosco in Westridge, St Theresa’s in Welcome Estate, Mater Dei in Parow Valley, St Mary Magdalene in Lentegeur, and St...

Confirmations at Mahobe Mission!

Confirmation was celebrated at Mahobe mission in Umzimkulu diocese, KwaZulu-Natal. (Submitted by Sr Zithobile Zondi) More Stories: A Carnival for the Devil: Bad-Mouthing in the Parish The Sounds of Gregorian Chant Have Renewed Popularity...

Rise for Climate Parish Event

By Patrick Dowling – St Joseph’s parish in Kommetjie in the Cape Town archdiocese is helping to organise a Rise for Climate event on Saturday, September 8, related to Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. This...

Papal Medal for Accountant Who Saved Diocese

By Graham Wilson – At an evening Mass at the parish church of St James, Cape Town, Archbishop Stephen Brislin presented archdiocesan accountant Anne Stafford with the Bene Merenti Medal, conferred on her by Pope...

Parishes to get Free Health Screenings in Pilot Project

THE Catholic Health Care Association of Southern Africa (CATHCA) is offering free medical screenings at five parishes in a pilot project. The checks, over the next two months, will be for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and high blood pressure, and also conditions such as cataracts, among others.