Category: Religious Life

Sr Mannes Fourie OP Rest in Peace

Dominican Sister Mannes Fourie died on July 30 at the age of 91. Born a twin on March 3, 1928, to Emma and Stephan Fourie, she was named Dorethea Wilhelmina. Emma died when Dorethea...

Holy Rosary School Turns 79!

Holy Rosary School in Edenvale, Johannesburg, turned 79, and paid tribute to founder Bishop Joseph Shanahan and the Missionary Sisters of the Holy Rosary who came to South Africa from Ireland. Primary school pupils visited the Holy Rosary...

Loreto Sister Marian Moriarty Rest in Peace

Sr Marian Moriarty was born on 25 June 1948 in Killkorglin, Co Kerry, Ireland, the eldest of five siblings. Her secondary education was at Loreto, Killarney after which she entered the Novitiate in Loreto...

Salesians Gather for 11th Provincial Chapter

Twenty members from the various Salesian communities in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Eswatini and Lesotho — which make up the AFM Salesian province — gathered at Bosco Youth Centre in Walkerville, south of Johannesburg, for...

Jubilees for 3 Precious Blood Sisters!

Three Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood celebrated their jubilees at Mariannhill. They are (front from left) Srs Amanda Raich (60 years), Eugenia Ntombela (50 years), and Sebalda Kienast (60 years). The celebrating nuns...

Diamonds for Two St Ursula’s Sisters

Saint Ursula’s School in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, celebrated the diamond jubilees (60 years) of Srs Mara Howe-Watson and Catharine Pearson. Sr Mara joined the Ursuline Order when she was 19 years old, and Sr Catherine...