News and Events
Newsletter No. 4 of 2014
Archbishop Stephen Brislin gave us a wonderful overview of the recent Extraordinary Synod of Bishops held in Rome. His power point presentation and a short video of the event can be downloaded at the link below. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jcssojgrdmyiwew/AAC2yhLrTrNiMydGoIz8akSea?dl=0 Fr Hugh O Connor gave us an in-depth workshop on the Child Safeguarding Policy and discussion followed on the most effective way […]
Archbishop Stephen Brislin celebrated the Holy Childhood Mass at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Lansdowne on Saturday 25 October 2014.
by Frances Correia The murder of Senzo Meyiwa is front page news, and dominating social media. His shocking death has stunned us as a nation. Here is a young man who was a symbol of hope and an inspiration for many other young South Africans. His tragic death reminds us all of the reality we […]
Below is a transcript of an interview Archbishop Brislin gave to Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) The concerns and the challenges of the family in Southern Africa have been brought to the Synod arena by the Archbishop of Cape Town, Stephen Brislin, who is also the President of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC). […]
by Fr Russell Pollitt, SJ “Synod assemblies are not meant to discuss beautiful and clever ideas; or to see who is more intelligent,” Pope Francis said last Sunday at the opening mass of the Synod on the Family. This Synod is important and is being watched closely by people from all walks of life, not […]
Please find attached details of this most exciting event planned for the beginning of the new term.
Below please find a letter and poster giving details of the upcoming Holy Childhood Mass
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.
Below are some pics of the final session of the 2014 Catechetical Formation Programme at Lansdowne and Koelenhof.
Please find below daily reflections for the National Week of the Older Person, 29 September – 5 October
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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