News and Events

Finding God in My Desires

Catholic Youth Cape Town are so excited to have @life_shifts_coaching Caryn Edwards as their guest speaker at tonight’s live faith sharing about dealing with uncertainty! Don’t forget to have your journal / notepad and pen ready! Join us on https://www.facebook.com/catholicyouthct See details below.

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 8th July 2020, 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. […]

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 3 July 2020, 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 […]

Food parcel campaign report

We gratefully received another donation of yoghurt, fruit juice and milk from Faircape/Cape Talk through being nominated by Judith Roberts. Goods were delivered by Clarence Ackers from Faircape. In phase four of the distribution of food parcels we managed to pack 3 000 parcels  on Monday and Tuesday of this week. The packing on Monday […]

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 1st July 2020, 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. […]

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 26th June 2020, 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 […]

Laudato Si’ Newsletter

Attached please find the Laudato Si’ newsletter, which includes the Common Prayer for the Laudato Si’ 5th anniversary.

Spirituality in a Pandemic

We’re looking forward to our second take with the amazing Fr Peter-John Pearson as he chats to us about spirituality during our live faith sharing session. Please join us at 8pm via the Archdiocese of Cape Town Youth Facebook page @Catholicyouthct

Heartfelt Thanks…

Attached below please find a letter of thanks from Bishop Sylvester David OMI, Auxiliary Bishop of Cape Town.

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 24 June 2020, 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.  […]

Youth Quiz Night

Calling all Youth! Don’t forget about our Quiz Night tonight, we’d love to see you there! Please register by emailing us at youthchaplaincy@gmail.com to receive the info to join. See all the details below.

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 19th June 2020, 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 […]

Procedures for the admitting of parishioners back into Church

The following video outlines procedures that the Archdiocese of Cape Town would like to take for the admitting of parishioners back into their churches for Mass. This step by step approach details what it entails. It was filmed at Corpus Christi Church, Wynberg and is also available for viewing on the Archdiocese of Cape Town […]

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 17 June 2020, 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. 

Youth Day Mass

Our Youth Day Mass has always been one of the highlights of the year and despite the current pandemic, 2020 will be no different! This year we are having an Interdiocesan celebration with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Stephen Brislin and encouraging messages from Bishop Risi, Bishop Jan, Bishop Stanley and our SACBC Youth Chaplain, Fr Mthembeni. […]

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