Pastoral Development

CPD (Centre for Pastoral Development)

The Centre for Pastoral Development (CPD) exists to help develop catecheticsyouth, marriage and family life and ministries within the Archdiocese of Cape Town. An important part of the work of the CPD involves developing these ministries among Xhosa speaking Catholics.

Download schedules and materials for: CATECHETICS ; MARRIAGE & FAMILY ; MINISTRIES ; THEOLOGY ; YOUTH

Episcopal Vicar for Pastoral Development: Fr Zane Godwin. Email:

Catechetical Development Office & Spred
Co-ordinator: Mr Mark Renaud. Email:

Liturgical Ministries & Catechetics for Xhosa Apostolate
Xhosa Apostolate Leader: Fr Nkululeko Qokolo

Youth Development Office
Vicar for Youth: Fr Emmanuel Siljeur. Email:

Co-ordinator: Ms Dominique Yon
Tel: 021 462 2417 or 072 650 2119. Email:
Youth Chaplaincy Website:

NET Ministries
(National Evangelisation Teams) Ministries is a Catholic peer-to-peer youth ministry that puts into action the Church’s mission to evangelise and disciple young people. To book a retreat, please email

Catholic Youth Network
Co-ordinated by the Youth Chaplaincy team. Tel: 021 462 2417. Fax: 021 461 9330. Email: Members: Lifeteen, Catholic Schools’ Office, Edmund Rice Justice Desk, St Kizito Children’s Programme, Education for Life, Catholic Leadership Academy, Schoenstatt Girls’ Youth, Catechetics Team, Alpha Youth, Kolping Society of South Africa, Edmund Rice Camps, Salesian Life Choices, Salesian Institute Youth Projects.