News and Events
A leadership training course for anyone involved in Ministry was held in the Chancery chapel and the Cathedral hall on Saturday 24th January 2015. Attached is a PowerPoint presentation on the second module Practical Skills for Leadership in Ministry. The four modules of leadership are: 1. Called to Mission; 2. Practical Skills for Leadership in […]
Attached is a pastoral letter from the SACBC (Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference) launching Human Trafficking Awareness Day, 8 February, Feast of St Josephine Bakhita. The text is available in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa.
Reflection Books and Facilitator Training available from CPD
Attached are the Rite of Election forms for download
Attached is the CPD Overview and Report for 2014.
Fr Chris Clohessy The recent terror attacks in France have highlighted a number of issues, all needing further discussion. One is the reality that it took an attack on European soil to provoke such a reaction – 1.6 million people marching in Paris, led by forty or more world leaders. But militant groups, under Islamic guise, have been […]
Below are the 2015 training schedules for Ministries, Marriage Preparation and Xhosa Apostolate, and are available for download.
Commissioning Sunday for Catechists is scheduled to take place in the parishes of the Archdiocese on Sunday 8 February 2015. At this celebration Catechists are commissioned to exercise their ministry in the coming year. Below are some ideas for a half day retreat, for Catechists, in preparation for their commissioning. There are also some ideas […]
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ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN