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Accommodation

 

 


KOLBE HOUSE
 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: kolbe.house@telkomsa.net. 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIOCESES IN THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE
Aliwal – catholic-aliwal.org
De Aar – diocese-de-aar.com
Dundee – catholic-dundee.org.za 
Durban 
– catholic-dbn.org.za
Eshowe – 
eshowe.org/
Francistown – 
svdbotswana.org/Botswana/vicariate.html
Gaborone – 
dioceseofgaborone.mariannhillmedia.org/
Johannesburg 
– catholic-johannesburg.org.za 
Keimoes-Upington 
– catholic-keimoes.org.za
Kokstad – catholickokstad.mariannhillmedia.org
Mariannhill – mariannhilldiocese.org.za
Mthatha – dioceseofmthatha.mariannhillmedia.org
Oudtshoorn
 – bisdomoudtshoorn.org 
Port Elizabeth
 – catholic-pe.co.za
Pretoria – archdioceseofpretoria.org.za
Queenstown – 
dioceseofqueenstown.mariannhillmedia.org/directory/
Tzaneen – 
dioceseoftzaneen.org.za
Umzimkulu
 – umzimkulu.org
Witbank – dioceseofwitbank.mariannhillmedia.org

 

 


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

 

Chaplaincies

 


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.

 

 

Noseweek
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