News and Events

SACBC hosts Corpus Christi novena on Radio Veritas

Starting on 28th May 2021 and leading up to Corpus Christi, the SACBC will host a novena with reflections on Radio Veritas at 07.30  and 19.00 (repeat). The themes are: Bishop Edward Risi – the Church’s Eucharistic faith Bishop Sylvester David – the Eucharist and the Virgin Mary Bishop Sipuka – the Eucharist and the […]

Laudato Si’ Special Anniversary Year Closing Praying Gathering / Missionary Sending

Please log in to follow this online event in the Laudato Si’ calendar, starting Sunday 23 May 2021 at 3.00 p.m., taking place in Rome, Italy: https://actionnetwork.org/events/laudato-si-special-anniversary-year-closing-praying-gathering-missionary-sending/ Please also follow the following online dialogue: Roundtable about WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) in Catholic health care facilities, starting Monday, May 24, 2021 at 11.30 a.m. from […]

Laudato Si’ Week 2021

As we draw near the end of the Laudato Si Week 2021, being the 6th Anniversary of the Laudato Si Encyclical, we would like to share this incredible moment with you. All are recorded events (in the PDF below), so that you will be able to sit back, enjoy and see the path being laid […]

Statement on the current violence in the Holy Land

Archbishop Stephen Brislin, in his capacity as the Catholic Archbishop of Cape Town, has released the following statement regarding the current violence in Israel and Palestine. Archbishop Brislin also belongs to a group called the “Holy Land Co-ordination” which was set up by the Vatican a number of years ago. They have visited Gaza, the […]

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 21 May 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. 21 May […]

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 19 May 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. Blessings on you […]

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