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.
Four new Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood made their final profession at a Mass concelebrated by Fr Gordon Rees, national director of Missio SACBC, and Fr Yves La Fontaine CMM, with the Ixopo choir accompanying the serv
Every year a priests’ lunch for the Pietermaritzburg and Vulindlela deanery is held at St Mary’s parish in Maritzburg.
De La Salle Holy Cross College Junior School in Victory Park, Johannesburg, has a new principal — and he is an old boy of the school. Neil Berndsen has taken up the position as headmaster this month.
A veteran media priest and a popular fixture in the Cape Town Church, Fr Ralph de Hahn is celebrating 60 years as a priest. NEREESHA PATEL spoke to him.
A United States university will join up with South African bodies for an ecumenical conference on religion and racial justice in South Africa and the US.
For Leah Adams, a music teacher at St Joseph’s Marist College in Cape Town, 2017 will be a year to remember: for being a winner of the SA’s Got Talent contest.
Winelovers in the Western Cape will again have the chance to celebrate their passion, with Mass, food and wine at both the Blessing of the Vines and the Vintners’ Mass this month.
Fifteen-year-old show choir member Molly Biggs of Topeka, Kansas, thought her biggest singing break would be performing in Kansas City. As the New Year dawned, she wasn’t in Kansas anymore, but St Peter’s Square
A trio of Nigerian bishops condemned the enslavement of Nigerians who traveled to Libya for work, calling the practice a horrific abuse of human dignity.
The encounter in 1219 between St. Francis of Assisi and Malek al-Kamil, the sultan of Egypt, during yet another flashpoint in the long history of the Crusades – the subject of one famous fresco in Assisi, Italy – has been made into a documentary. “The Sultan and the Saint”.
The class of 1967 of Mayfair Convent School in Johannesburg held a reunion, with many flying in from different parts of South Africa