The bishop of Klerksdorp diocese Bishop Victor Phalana was at St Paul’s Jouberton, a parish under the care of Fr Joseph Kyeyune, on Sunday October 15, 2017 to confirm some confirmation candidates. The candidates that were confirmed on that day were twenty two in number. The confirmation mass led by the Bishop started at 8:20am. In his homily, the Bishop charged the confirmation candidates to be ready for the task ahead and defend their faith when necessary.… Read more
All roads led to Immaculate Conception Parish Orkney on October 14, 2017 as they gathered to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary on the Centenary of the last Fatima Apparition of Our Lady. The parishioners and those who joined them started the celebration with a Rosary procession that started at 10am from KFC four way stop and proceeded to the Parish. The procession featured songs and prayers to the Blessed Virgin Mary asking for her intercession especially for our country, South Africa.… Read more
I hereby invite all youth of the Diocese of Klerksdorp to a gathering that will be held at St. Joseph’s Hall in Alabama on the 18th of November 2017 at 8am. Those who have registered to go to Durban must have paid all their fares by this time.
We have got a donation for this trip and we shall subsidise transport for all those going to Durban.… Read more
The parish of St Theresa of the Child Jesus Ventersdorp on Sunday 1st October 2017 celebrated their feastday. As part of the celebration, the bishop of the diocese of Klerksdorp, Bishop Victor Phalana was there to confirm some candidates. They were 24 in number. The parish is under the care of Fr Valentine Mphoso.
On the 27th of August 2017, the Bishop visited St Charles Lwanga Parish to confirm some candidates. The total number of candidates was 26 and the parish warmly welcomed the Bishop to their parish. The Parish is under the care of Fr Bernard Sangwa. The church was filled to capacity as the parishioners were joined from friends from other parishes. The candidates had their clothes adorned with a touch of red representing the colour of the Confirmation Mass as a Mass of the Holy Spirit.… Read more
The Jesuit Institute of South Africa Lenten Reflections for 2017.
(Links to 4th Week only – with readings and a 16 min soundclip)
The joy of love experienced by families is also the joy of the Church.
(Pope Francis – The Joy of Love)
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ,
We thank Pope Francis for the message on the family addressed to all of us in his Apostolic Exhortation “The Joy of Love” (Amoris Laetitia).We look forward to exploring and deepening our appreciation of the joy of love at the heart of marriage and family life.… Read more
Summary of Amoris Laetitia: On Love in the Family
It is not by chance that Amoris Laetitia (AL), “The Joy of Love”, the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation “on Love in the Family”, was signed on 19 March, the Solemnity of Saint Joseph. It bringstogether the results of the two Synods on the family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015. Itoften cites their Final Reports; documents and teachings of his Predecessors; and his own numerouscatecheses on the family.… Read more
Kgathallanang Development Centre is situated in Tigane location at St John Vianney Catholic Parish. It was opened in May 2015 with the aim of alleviating poverty in the pastoral district of Hartbeesfontein. Prior to this project, we had been receiving food parcels, clothes and blankets from the well wishers of the Cathedral and Alabama Catholic communities. We have more than 80 beneficiaries including the sick and aged.… Read more