Category: Napier

This was the Synod

The primary purpose of the synod on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation or Synod 14 was in general to proclaim the Gospel of the Family as an integral...

Plan families God’s way

Believe it or not, a bishops’ conference in Europe reported that many of the laity rejected the Church’s teaching on family planning because the Rhythm Method had proved totally unreliable. Believe it or not,...

Hope in a time of desolation

Allow me to share an experience that happened just after the election of Pope Francis. The pope was celebrating a simple morning Mass with those cardinals who had remained at the Santa Marta guesthouse...

Getting the picture

About a year ago, a group of concerned Catholics in Durban struck upon the idea of starting a group called Catholics Awake. Their aim was to support the archdiocese with various projects, through which...