News and Events

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 12th 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 […]

Vocations – with Fr Shaun Addinall

Join us this evening at 8pm via Facebook Live with Fr Shaun Addinall as he talks about Vocations, and answers any questions you may have! Follow @CATHOLICYOUTHCT. We hope to see you there.

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 10 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.  […]

Archdiocesan News 2 of 2020

Welcome to our first interactive edition of the Archdiocesan News! Because our churches are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, this edition will not be printed. Rather, it will be sent out digitally via email and social media. This edition is interactive insofar as all hyperlinks (i.e. digital access to other web-based resources and addresses) […]

Announcement about the re-opening of Churches

Please see this important announcement from Archbishop Stephen Brislin regarding the re-opening of Churches in the Archdiocese of Cape Town. It can also be viewed on our YouTube channel and Facebook page.

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 5th 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 […]

Q&A on Scripture with Bishop Sylvester David OMI

In case you missed it, here is the Zoom meeting between Bishop Sylvester David and the Youth of the Archdiocese of Cape Town (broadcast to Facebook), facilitated by Fr Charles Prince at 8pm last night. Bishop Sylvester answers prepared questions by the Youth on the subject of Scripture.

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 3 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.  […]

Q&A with Bishop Sylvester David

Join Auxiliary Bishop Sylvester David OMI, in a Facebook Live Q&A on Scripture with the Youth of Cape Town on Wednesday at 8pm.

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 29th May 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 […]

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 27th May 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 22 May 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 […]

The End of Times

Join us this evening at 8pm via Facebook Live with Fr Zane Godwin as he talks about eschatology – dealing with death, judgement, heaven and hell, purgatory, resurrection of the dead, and answers any questions you may have! Follow @CATHOLICYOUTHCT. We hope to see you there.

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