is the Catholic Centre and residence for the University of Cape Town. From mid-November to January the students’ rooms are available for holiday guests. We offer self-catering accommodation on our beautiful estate in Rondebosch. Our rates are very competitive.

We are near the university and there is secure parking on the premises. Short walks to shops, transport, etc. For details contact the warden on 021 685 7370 or 082 308 0080. Fax: 021 686 2342. E-mail address: Address: Kolbe House, Grotto Road / PO Box 164 Rondebosch 7700.


Marianella  holiday accommodation in Simon’s Town for religious, elderly and large families.






Scalabrini Guest House in the centre of Cape Town



See also Retreat Houses and Conference Centres and Hostels on our website for further specified accommodation options.

Books & Media


Catholic Social Networking




Books and Repository articles, situated close to St Mary’s Cathedral




Discover a small piece of the Holy Land in the heart of Cape Town





Pauline Books and Media Centre




Redemptorist Pastoral Publications
Home of the ‘Catholic Link’, and books which provide a contextual treatment of pastoral issues in a way that combines clarity with brevity and simplicity with theological respectability.




Catholic Spirituality & Prayer



Sacred Space
Daily prayer online.




Soul Provider
Subscribe to daily reflections by the Soul Provider Trust.




Centre for Action and Contemplation
Subscribe to daily meditations by Fr Richard Rohr OFM.



Catholic News & Information


Up to date news straight from the Vatican




The World Seen from Rome



The voice of the Pope and the Church in dialoge with the World


Archdiocesan News

Quarterly newspaper of the Archdiocese of Cape Town


The Southern Cross
South Africa’s weekly Catholic newspaper. Contains a selection of past articles as well as an outline of the current print edition.


The Tablet
Contains a selection of Catholic news, reviews, and some articles from the printed edition of The Tablet – probably the Catholic world’s most informative and discerning weekly publication in English.




The Jesuit Institute South Africa
Enlarging the Horizons of Hope





Radio Veritas

South Africa’s Catholic radio production studio.




Catholic News Service
US and world news appearing in the US Catholic press. Also a source of news for Catholic print and broadcast media throughout the world. Founded by the US Catholic bishops.



Catholic World News

Headlines only. Full articles require a paid subscription.


A weekly documentary service of the CNS which provides complete texts of newsmaking documents from the Vatican, Pope, US bishops and church leaders around the world. Requires a subscription.

Catholic Church (general)



Holy See (Vatican)
Official news, information and sources about the Pope, the Vatican City State, the Vatican Library and Museums, and the Roman Curia.







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Kokstad –
Mariannhill –
Mthatha –
Port Elizabeth
Pretoria –
Queenstown –
Tzaneen –
Witbank –



Do development work in the Holy Land and encourage pilgrimages there.




Order of Malta and the Brotherhood of Blessed Gerard




Neo-Catechumenal Way in Southern Africa


Cape Town (general)

       Weather forecast for Cape Town




detailed Weather Forecast for Cape Town





City of Cape Town
Civic life of the City of Cape Town




Go Cape Town
Official Cape Town and Western Cape Tourism




Phone app for Cape Town train schedules and updates




Cape Town’s Integrated Rapid Transit/Bus System




App for the Uber taxi service




Chaplaincy to Seafarers




Deutschsprachige Katholische Gemeinde am Kap

German-speaking Catholic Community of Cape Town.



Please also see other Chaplaincies on our website

General News & Information


The Mail and Guardian
SA news, updated daily



Independent Online
Daily SA and world news from the same people who bring you the Cape Times and Cape Argus.


BBC News Africa

News from the rest of Africa.



Investigative information on business, the professions, politics, health, the environment… anything you weren’t supposed to know.


Welfare and Development Programmes in Cape Town


Combatting poverty by growing food sustainably






Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office





Catholic Welfare and Development – developing people to rise out of poverty




Goedgedacht Rural Centre

Social development intervention programmes to alleviate the challenges of the rural poor



Building Democracy through Dialogue




Cape Town Catholic Justice + Peace Commission





HIV Outreach Prevention Education



Empowering people through holistic development programmes




Shaping the future by investing in youth




Mater Domini
Bringing hope to women in crisis pregnancy or suffering abuse







Home, Health and Happiness for every older person




Rural Development Support Programme helps build the capacity of rural communities in South Africa




Caring for burn survivors and their families



Responding to the spiritual, emotional and educational needs of incarcerated offenders and their families, and to provide care and support during incarceration and after release for the social reintegration of offenders.




A lifeline for marriages




Offers development and welfare programmes to the migrant and local communities of Cape Town.






St Kizito Children’s Programme is a community-based response to the needs of orphans and vulnerable children