Today marks the five-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ pontificate. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he made history in 2013 when he became the first non-European pope in over 1000 years, the first Jesuit pope, and the first pope to come from the Southern Hemisphere.
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Last week, we began looking at saints who can inspire you during Lent. This week, we’ll be focusing on the last five saints – from a slave-turned-priest to a humble carpenter who became the...
The Schoenstatt Women’s League – Modelling themselves after Mary, the Mother of God — the “first living tabernacle” who bore Jesus — these women have pledged to live their baptismal promises more consciously in daily life: in their parishes, places of work, their communities and their families.
A new stained glass window has been installed at St John the Baptist Catholic church in Brakpan, Gauteng, in commemoration of the church’s centennial this year.
Registration for Life Teen SA’s three-day Empower Joburg 2018 conference has officially opened. The conference, to be held in Centurion, Gauteng, from April 13-15 at the Padre Pio Retreat Centre, aims to facilitate new ideas about youth ministry in South Africa.
A confirmation group in Durban held an overnight retreat at the Denis Hurley Centre (DHC) to be inspired by the late archbishop after whom the centre is named.
We are now entering the stage of Lent in which we tend to falter a little in keeping to our Lenten vows. The temptation to just forget about them for a few minutes (or hours, or days, etc), or the feeling of outright giving up because you believe you simply cannot commit to your resolutions becomes strong.
Responding to the budget speech made by finance minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday, a Church analyst said that it seems to be a “fairly sincere attempt” to help South Africans escape out of the “fiscal pit” that the administration under Jacob Zuma had dug during his tenure as president.
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.