News and Events

Holy Childhood Mass

Below please find a letter and poster giving details of the upcoming Holy Childhood Mass

Spred-ing the Good News

Below are some pictures of the SPRED annual Mass of Thanksgiving which was celebrated by chaplain Fr Mark Foster at St John’s, Maitland on Saturday 20 September 2014 SPRED (Special Religious Development) is a catechesis specially designed for the disabled. Photos by Stephen Engelbrecht.  

Pray for Peace in the Middle East

14 September 2014 RE: Justice and Peace Sunday – 21 September 2014 Greetings from the Justice and Peace office at Khanya House and trust that this communication find you in peace. I’m writing to you to request you that the focus for this year’s Justice & Peace Sunday be on promoting ‘A week of Prayer for […]

Ecclesia Youth video

Attached is an introductory video for Ecclesia: Brave New Church for Youth and Young Adults. Themes: 1. Fearless Love 2. Renew the Face of the Earth 3. An Instrument of Transformation 4. If you suffer, I suffer 5. Sisters and brothers on a journey 5. We are all Africans.

Cape Town’s oldest priest dies

Monsignor Anthony Seba (14 November 1912–2 September 2014) died peacefully at Nazareth House, Cape Town and was buried from Christ the King Church in Pinelands on 9 September 2014. The Requiem Mass was presided over by Archbishop Stephen Brislin, and Fr Hugh O’Connor preached the homily. The funeral was well attended by priests of the […]

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