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Category: Perspectives

When Mother Teresa Came to South Africa

Today is the feast day of Mother Teresa – from our vaults, this is a recollection of when the saint came to South Africa. In November 1988 Mother Teresa visited South Africa. In Cape Town,...

23rd Sunday Reflection

We look upon an ancient culture and religion with intricate laws and traditions. This is a society of child brides and slavery, a society in which women cannot bear witness. Contact with outsiders, gentiles, and...

Pray With the Pope: September 2020

 Pope’s prayer intention for September: Respect for the planet’s resources. We pray that the planet’s resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner. The inconvenient fact is that the planet’s...

Alyssa Williams Baptised!

Fr Raphael Thomas baptises Alyssa Williams, the younger daughter of Southern Cross columnist Keenan Williams (right), at St Ninian’s church in Kuils River, Cape Town. Holding Alyssa is mother Nicolette. “It was a different kind...