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Archbishop celebrates Mass at Corpus Christi

Today Archbishop Stephen Brislin celebrated a live-streamed Sunday Mass at Corpus Christi, Wynberg. We post the recorded version for you here below. They are also viewable on our YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Feast of Mary – Queen and Mother

“Ngaye uKristo, sikanye naye, sikuye …” This is how the Eucharistic Prayer ends leading to the proclamation of the Great Amen at Mass each day. We say these words often, and even know them by heart but what do they really mean?  For me this formula expresses a deep relational reality and shows our intimacy […]

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 August 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.  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 19 August 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. Reflection 19th August 2020 […]

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 14 August 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 Archbishop Stephen Brislin

Archbishop Stephen Brislin offers his prayer and reflection for the people of the Archdiocese of Cape Town for today, Wednesday 12 August 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. Even in these […]

Episcopal Ordination of Rt. Rev. Noel Rucastle, Bishop of Oudtshoorn

Bishop Noel Andrew Rucastle, formerly a priest serving in the Archdiocese of Cape Town, was ordained the 5th Bishop of the Diocese of Oudtshoorn. Here below is the video of his Episcopal Ordination in the Cathedral of the Diocese of Oudtshoorn on Saturday 8th August 2020 at 10.00am. Archbishop Stephen Brislin, Archbishop of Cape Town, […]

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 7 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. Reflection […]

Ladies and Men’s Virtual Conferences 2020

Catholic Youth Cape Town present ladies and men’s virtual conferences. Ladies, have you registered for our upcoming conference on the 8th August 2020? Please follow this link to register:

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 5 August 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. Welcome […]

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 31 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. […]

Philosophy

Join Catholic Youth Cape Town at 8pm tonight with Fr Deneys Williamson as he engages with us about Philosophy. Click the image below to go to the Catholic Youth CT Facebook page.

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 29 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.   We […]

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 24 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 […]

Tribute to Andrew Mlangeni

Apartheid activist and Rivonia trialist Andrew Mlangeni has died at the age of 95. President of the SACBC, Bishop Sithembele Sipuka offers condolences on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference and pays tribute to the role he played in bringing about a free and democratic South Africa.

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