Category: Parish Life

The 7 Point Divine Renovation Game Plan

Divine Renovation is based on what Fr James Mallon calls “The Game Plan”. It has seven key ingredients: 1. Invitational Church The starting point is to become an “invitational Church”, which is not a...

Divine Renovation UK Conference Inspires SA

Having returned from the Divine Renovation Conference 2019 in Birmingham, England, the head of regional development for Alpha Africa says the model of parish renewal proposed by Canadian priest Fr James Mallon is taking root...

Anti-Crime Priests on Patrol

Two priests who go on regular patrol for their local Neighbourhood Watches are encouraging other priests to take part in such activities to fight crime and as a way of connecting with people of...

Daswa Shrine Blessed in Oudtshoorn

Fr John Atkinson, administrator of Oudtshoorn diocese, blessed a shrine dedicated to Blessed Benedict Daswa, in the garden of the Oratory in Oudtshoorn. (Submitted by Fr L Mostert) More Stories: A Collaboration of Priests...

Bene Merenti Medal for Pretoria Parishioner

In recognition of her lifetime of service to the Church, 97-year-old Amalia Snyman received from Archbishop William Slattery the Bene Merenti papal medal and certificate in her home parish of Maria Regina in Pretoria....