News and Events

Elections: Guidance from our Bishops

Attached below is a letter from the bishops of the SACBC in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa regarding the forthcoming general elections. English Afrikaans Xhosa

The Collapse of CWD

The shattering collapse and closure of Catholic Welfare and Development (CWD) late last year may have came as a shock to some, but it wasn’t much of a surprise to those of us more familiar with CWD’s recent history, writes Graham Wilson, Financial Administrator of the Archdiocese of Cape Town.

The Closure of CWD

Public statements on the closure of CWD have at various times been published in the News section of our website. For convenience these have now been collated historically on this page. 11 April 2019 7 March 2019 7 March 2019 7 March 2019 Cape Talk Radio interview with Archbishop Stephen Brislin 5 December 2018 31 […]

New Testament Workshop

Saturday 27 April 2019 – 08.30-17.30 – at Holy Redeemer, Bergvliet. Led by Fr Paul Decock OMI of St Joseph’s Theological Institute. Theme: Rediscovering the Jesus of the Gospels.

Welcome to the Archdiocese of Cape Town.

Archbishop StephenAs the Archbishop of the Mother City of South Africa, of the first ecclesiastical territory to be established in Southern Africa (1818), I welcome you to this website.

It is my hope that it will inform you and provide you with any information you may require regarding this segment of the Catholic Church.

We also provide links with other websites which might interest you. If you require any information not included here, email us and we will do what we can to help.

If you have discovered this page by accident, you are especially welcome and I hope you will find it of some value and maybe help you to understand how the Catholic Church in Cape Town is trying to serve the community and so bring it closer to the Lord.

With my very sincere and best wishes

+Stephen Brislin
ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN