News and Events
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Welcome to the Archdiocese of Cape Town.
As 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.
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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
ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN