News and Events
Rimon Makhlouf, a leading Catholic Holy Land tour guide from East Jerusalem, is visiting South Africa in April. He will speak on: The Fifth Gospel – Locating Christ in the Holy Land JOHANNESBURG: Monday, April 7 at 19:00, Immaculate Conception parish, Rosebank. PRETORIA: Tuesday, April 8 at 19:00, Christ the King parish, Queenswood. CAPE TOWN: Thursday, […]
On March 28th, the Carmelite Family of Cape Town: priests, nuns and secular Carmelites celebrated the launching of the 500th Anniversary of the Birth of St Teresa of Avila, Reformer of Carmel, teacher of prayer and Doctor of the Church. The theme of the 5th Centenary Year is taken from one of St Teresa’s poems: […]
WINTER LIVING THEOLOGY 2014 Co-ordinated by the Jesuit Institute A three-day course for priests, religious and interested lay people to explore the philosophy and theology of leadership. Today, 20 years after liberation, in the aftermath of the death of Nelson Mandela, and in the wake of the 2014 elections, South Africans are still asking about […]
Pics of Archbishop Henry’s funeral at the Good Hope Centre, Cape Town on 15 March 2014. (Click on image to enlarge, then click on enlargement to browse through the gallery).
Regulations for Lent 2014, Holy days of Obligation, Catechetical Instruction, Ongoing formation and Marriage.
Members of the Archdiocese of Cape Town Catechetical team present the new Confirmation Program at the National Catechetical Consultation in Bethlehem.
Archbishop Lawrence Patrick Henry, Emeritus Catholic Archbishop of Cape Town, passed away suddenly at 23h45 on Tuesday 4 March 2014 after a short illness. Archbishop Henry was born in Cape Town on 27 July 1934. He was orphaned at the age of three and was raised by his grandmother. He attended 5t Raphael’s Primary School from 1941 […]
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