Category: Religious Life

New Franciscan Novices Received!

South African and Zimbabwean Franciscans were received in Zimbabwe as novices by Friar Fanuel Magwidi, a member of the Zimbabwean Franciscan council. Novice master Friar Thomas and Friar Solomon Mphela, vicar-provincial and secretary of...

Rest in Peace Sr Agathana Trinkl FNS

Franciscan Nardini Sister Melinda Seiler and Benedictine Brother Bernard Pachner, followed by Fr Francis Sibusiso Zulu, lead the procession from Inkamana Abbey to the graveside following the Requiem Mass for Sr Agathana Trinkl FNS,...

6 Jubilees for 6 Dominican Sisters!

Six King Dominican Sisters celebrated their 50, 60 and 65 years of religious life at St Mary’s in Johannesburg. All became nuns just before or while Vatican II was unfolding, and have experienced profound changes in...

Four Salesians Renew their Vows!

At the end of the annual Salesian retreat held at Maryland Retreat Centre in Hanover Park, Cape Town, four Salesians in practical training renewed their vows. (From left) Clerics Michael Dean Jackson (South Africa),...