Category: Youth

Eshowe Youth Confirmed!

Twelve young people were confirmed at St Benedict’s cathedral in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal. With the candidates are (far left) cathechist Ori Vaarmark, Bishop Xolelo Kumalo, and (far right) Fr Victor Chavunga OSB. (Submitted by Henry Chavunga)...

Victoria Goes for Big Dreams

A young Catholic in Johannesburg introduced her own fashion designs at a private show and is determined to become a runway model. Victoria Giuricich, 20, is a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes parish in Rivonia. Born in 1998, she has Down syndrome. The aspiring model will debut three of her own original designs on the ramps as part of South African Fashion Week.

Child Author Wants to Inspire Other Kids

By Daluxolo Moloantoa – The closest connection that the Catholic Church has to a famous child writer may be that of Miep Gies, the Dutch Catholic woman who hid Anne Frank and her family from Nazi...

Teen Sanity and Acts of Kindness

JM Thompson, Johannesburg – A  psychological study has shown that teenagers involved in service to others and acts of kindness were happier, had fewer teenage pregnancies, and fewer disciplinary problems, than other adolescents. Therefore,...

Synod: Youth Need a Church that Listens

Young Catholics are looking for a Church that listens to their concerns, accompanies them in discerning their vocations and helps them confront the challenges they face, said a working document for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on young people.