Category: Erin Carelse

Signed, Healed, Delivered

A Catholic Charismatic prayer group from two parishes is gearing up to host its first healing and deliverance conference in Cape Town in December. The guest speakers will be Sacred Heart Father Joseph Wilson...

Religion At The Fore In Motsepe R100m Jobs Fund

The Catholic Church is among the 33 faith-based organisations that will help handle the Motsepe Foundation’s R100 million job-creation fund, according to Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of Johannesburg. The archbishop attended the initial meeting of...

Catholic Educators Seek New Vision

International assessments suggest 78% of South African children in Grade 4 cannot read for meaning in any language. This inability to read for meaning has dire implications for learning, deputy director of the Catholic...

Why the Lenten Appeal Income Went Down

A  decrease of 15% in giving in this year’s Bishops’ Lenten Appeal collection has forced administrators to dip into an emergency donor fund to cover necessary allocations. This year’s Lenten Appeal raised just over...

Taizé Pilgrims Celebrate Trust and Hope!

The ecumenical Taizé Pilgrimage of Trust 2019 brought together thousands of pilgrims, from South Africa and inter-nationally, at a Catholic school in Cape Town. ERIN CARELSE reports from the event. Amid the youthful exuberance...