Pastoral Development

CPD (Centre for Pastoral Development)

The Centre for Pastoral Development (CPD) exists to help develop catecheticsyouth, marriage and family life and ministries within the Archdiocese of Cape Town. An important part of the work of the CPD involves developing these ministries among Xhosa speaking Catholics.

Download the CPD Calendar and Training Schedule for 2018

Episcopal Vicar for Pastoral Development: Mgr Andrew Borello

Director of the Centre for Pastoral Development and Synod Implementation (Ecclesia)
Joan Armstrong. Tel: 021 462 2417. Fax: 021 461 9330. E-mail:

Financial Administrator
Ms Sharyn O’Connor. Email:

Catechetical Development Office & Spred
Catechetical Leader: Fr Eoin Farrelly SDB
Co-ordinator: Mr Mark Renaud. Email:

Domestic Church Office
Domestic Church Leader: Fr Manuel Fernandes SAC
Co-ordinator: Ms Joan Armstrong. E-mail:

Liturgical Ministries Development Office
Ms Maud Stellenboom. Email:

Liturgical Ministries & Catechetics for Xhosa Apostolate
Xhosa Apostolate Leader: Fr Nkululeko Qokolo
Mr Monwabisi Balarane. Email: 

Liturgical Commission Members: Fr Rohan Smuts (Chair), Fr Lindela Betya, Dcn Rodney Williams, Dcn Saville Graayenstein, Joan Armstrong, Leonard Bailey, Joanne Battista, Andrew Bentley, Nick Basson, Bradley Davids, Stephen Kleyn, Ilze Sidney, Maud Stellenboom, Ferryl Steyn, Jonathan Lee Ching.

Youth Development Office
Chaplain to the Youth of the Archdiocese: Fr Charles Prince. Tel: 021 462 2417 or 083 290 0606. Fax: 086 585 5833. Email:

Assistant Youth Chaplain: Fr Lindela Betya. Tel: 078 399 4884.

Assistant to the Chaplains: Mr Sean Lategan (contact details as above).

Catholic Youth Network
Co-ordinated by the Youth Chaplaincy team. Tel: 021 462 2417. Fax: 021 461 9330. Email: Members: Lifeteen, Catholic Schools’ Office, Edmund Rice Justice Desk, St Kizito Children’s Programme, Education for Life, Catholic Leadership Academy, Schoenstatt Girls’ Youth, Catechetics Team, Alpha Youth, Kolping Society of South Africa, Rural Development Support Programme, Edmund Rice Camps, Salesian Life Choices, Salesian Institute Youth Projects, Catholic Welfare & Development