Category: Priests

New Priest and Deacon for Mariannhill!

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane of Mariannhill ordained Fr Sibongakonke Gcwaba (left) and Deacon Mlindo Brian Nzama (third left) in St Joseph’s cathedral. With them is (right) Fr Paul Manci, administrator of the cathedral. (Photo...

Fr Victor Kotze Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

By Val Leeming – A Mass was celebrated to mark the diamond jubilee of the ordination of Fr Victor Kotze of Johannesburg. The Mass, at St Francis Xavier parish in Martindale, was concelebrated by Jesuit...

3 Priests Ordained at Mariannhill!

Frs Lindelwa Dlamini of St Michael’s mission in Mariannhill, Owen Jimu from Malawi and Tiago Vilanculo from Mozambique were ordained at Mariannhill monastery church by Bishop Mandla Siegfried Jwara CMM of Ingwavuma. He also...

The Cult of Clericalism

By Chris McDonnell – When we come to discuss clericalism, confusion of language can give rise to many problems. Our common sharing, both priests and laity, of baptism is the first calling that unites...

New Director for France Pilgrimage

Following the sad passing of Bishop Giuseppe Sandri of Witbank, The Southern Cross has appointed popular Johannesburg priest Fr Lawrence Ndlovu (pictured) to lead its pilgrimage to Catholic France in October. Bishop Sandri, who...

Fr Runaine Radine Ordained!

Fr Runaine Radine (centre) was ordained to the priesthood at St James parish in Schauderville, Port Elizabeth, by Bishop Vincent Zungu. The Southern Cross columnist is pictured here with two of his former classmates...