Category: Vocations

St Joseph’s Theological Institute: Formation for Mission and Ministry Conference

St Joseph’s Theological Institute will hold its fifth academic conference from April 5-7 at its campus in Cedara, near Pietermaritzburg. This year’s theme is “Formation for Mission and Ministry”, relating to the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment to be held in Rome in October.

Discover your Vocation? There’s an app for that

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has launched a cellphone app designed to help users deepen their faith and discover their vocations. The “God Calls” app was commissioned by the National Office for Vocation of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales as a “spiritual toolkit.”

Pope: Trust Young People!

To foster vocations, the church must trust young people who, “despite belonging to the ‘selfie’ generation, look for full meaning in their lives, even when they do not always look for it where it can be found,” Pope Francis said.

Sunday Times Associate Editor Talks to Seminarians

Catholic seminarians hosted prominent political journalist Ranjeni Munusamy as a guest lecturer. Ms Munusamy, currently associate editor of The Sunday Times and previously of The Daily Maverick, comes from Dundee diocese and is at present a parishioner in Bryanston, Johannesburg