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Archdiocesan News 2 of 2021

HOT OFF THE “DIGITAL PRESS”: Celebrating 100 editions of Archdiocesan News; Churches dispute CoCT Rates Policy; Youth Day Mass; Caritas Cape Town; A Passion for Opera; From the Heart (of our Archbishop); Noah’s Selling Seconds; WIN A PRIZE with St Kizito; From the Book; Laudato Si’ Week 2021; An update from the Catholic Schools’ Office; […]

Prayer and Reflection by Bishop Sylvester David OMI

Auxiliary Bishop Sylvester David offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Friday 25 June 2021, during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. Reflection for […]

Prayer and Reflection by Archbishop Stephen Brislin

Archbishop Stephen Brislin offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Wednesday 23 June 2021, during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. The Sacred Heart […]

Laudato Si’ presentation on Radio Veritas

In a broadcast that is of particular relevance to the Archdiocese of Cape Town, be sure to tune into Radio Veritas (DSTV 870 audio) Tuesday 7 June 2021 from 09.00-10.00 with Berni Crewe-Brown for the latest on Laudato Si’, Caring for our Common Home.

Prayer and Reflection by Bishop Sylvester David OMI

Auxiliary Bishop Sylvester David offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Friday 18 June 2021, during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. Friday 18 June […]

Prayer and Reflection by Archbishop Stephen Brislin

Archbishop Stephen Brislin offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Wednesday 16 June 2021, during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. In the month […]

Youth Day Mass Celebration

Join our livestream of Youth Day Mass this Wednesday, celebrated by Archbishop Brislin. Like, follow and join the Catholic Youth Facebook page @catholicyouthct.

Prayer and Reflection by Bishop Sylvester David OMI

Auxiliary Bishop Sylvester David offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Friday 11 June 2021, during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. Reflection for […]

Bishops encourage all to take Covid 19 vaccine

There has been a certain amount of reluctance in certain quarters, mostly around safety and ethical concerns, to registering for or taking the Covid 19 vaccine. In a pastoral letter from our bishops, Bishop Sithembele Sipuka, President of the SACBC addresses some of these concerns, encouraging all to take the vaccine.

Prayer and Reflection by Archbishop Stephen Brislin

Archbishop Stephen Brislin offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Wednesday 9 June 2021, during this time of the coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. Welcome to today’s […]

Laudato Si’ presentation on Radio Veritas

Be sure to tune into Radio Veritas (Medium Wave 576 AM or DSTV 870 audio) Tuesday 7 June 2021 from 09.00-10.00 with Berni Crewe-Brown for the latest on Laudato Si’, Caring for our Common Home.

YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST: Archdiocesan Celebration

As a culmination of the “30 Days of Preparation for the Feast of Corpus Christi”, as part of the “Year of the Eucharist”, Archbishop Stephen Brislin will celebrate a special Mass at Corpus Christi Church in Wynberg. The Mass will be celebrated on Sunday afternoon, 6 June 2021 at 3pm. Unfortunately, due to Covid protocols, the Mass […]

Prayer and Reflection by Bishop Sylvester David OMI

Auxiliary Bishop Sylvester David offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Friday 4 June 2021, during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic. It is also available on the Archdiocese of Cape Town’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Please also see below the text of his reflection, primarily for the deaf. Friday 4 June […]

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
ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN