Category: News

Church-Government TB Partnership!

With tuberculosis still the leading cause of death in South Africa — according to the World Health Organisation around 124000 South Africans died from TB in 2016 alone — the Catholic Church has partnered with the health department to provide screening services in three municipal areas.

Archbishop slams ‘Passover Massacre’

The archbishop of Cape Town has strongly criticised the killing of 18 protesters in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Force in what has been called “The Passover Massacre”. “We join with many around the...

CEOs: Will You Use a Wheelchair For a Day?

March is National Intellectual Disability Month and Little Eden Society has a campaign challenging all CEOs to spend one day at work in a wheelchair, to spread awareness about disability and raise much-needed funds for the cost of caring for its family of 300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

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.

Four New Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood!

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

De La Salle Old Boy Takes the Reins!

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.