Attached please see the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference Statement on the Gordhan and Jonas Call Back.
Attached is the Preparatory Document from the Vatican on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment for the Synod of Bishops’ XV Ordinary General Assembly
A march protesting Human Trafficking took place yesterday 21 March (Human Rights Day) from Keizersgracht Road to the gates of Parliament in Cape Town, where a memorandum was handed over to a representative of Parliament by Mrs Bernadette Kibe, Secretary of the St Anne’s Sodality. Archbishop Stephen Brislin (as well as several priests) also participated in the march and the Archbishop offered a prayer for the police. The march was organised by the St Anne’s Sodality of the Archdiocese of Cape Town and Justice & Peace were also represented. Below are a selection of pics of the event.
Witnessing to Christ in South Africa Today – a Lenten talk given by Archbishop Stephen Brislin at St Michael’s, Rondebosch
Attached please see Archbishop Brislin’s Pastoral Letter on the Use of Water. Available in English, Xhosa and Afrikaans.
The 2017 Archdiocesan Directory is now available from Cape Town’s Catholic Bookshop, selling at a price of R110.
148 A5 pages, fully indexed, brimming with up to date contact details of everything Catholic in the Archdiocese of Cape Town: Chancery Administration, Chaplaincies, all Catholic Organisations & Programmes, Priests’ & Deacons’ Contact Details, Religious Orders, a quick guide to Sunday Mass times, a detailed Parish section, Catechetics Co-ordinators, Catholic Schools, a 2017 Liturgical Calendar, Anniversaries of Deceased Clergy, History, A Quick Guide to the Archdiocese, and much, much more…
Get your copy from the Catholic Bookshop (The Grimley building, 14 Tuin Plein, Cape Town) or place an order to have one posted to you, at 021 465 5904.
The Rite of Election (for all those continuing their journey towards initiation into the Church at Easter) took place on Thursday 2nd March (at St Mary’s Cathedral, Cape Town) and Friday 3rd March (at Our Lady Help of Christians, Lansdowne). Below are some photos of the event at Lansdowne.
Attached please see Lenten Regulations for 2017, as given by Archbishop Stephen Brislin, Archbishop of Cape Town.