PASTORAL LETTER ON MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE, A FOLLOW UP ON THE SYNOD ON FAMILY AND THE SUBSEQUENT PAPAL EXHORTATION “THE JOY OF LOVE”

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

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

KGATHALANANG DEVELOPMENT CENTRE – TIGANE

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

200 Years Missionary Oblates of Mary

Yesterday the diocese of Klerksdorp welcomed the General Superior of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI). We celebrated Holy Mass with him at 10.30 yesterday at St Michael’s parish – Potchefstroom. The General lead the Mass. Oblates celebrated the 200th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Oblates. We are grateful to God for these missionary giants. We honour those of them who have died.… Read more

Lenten Lecture

The Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer

Presents

2016 Lectures

18 Feb 2016 – Fr Sean Von Lillienfield “Our Lady of Mercy”

25 Feb 2016 – Fr Don BohE ” Lord have mercy on me”

3 March 2016 – Bishop Victor Phalana “Merciful like the Father”

10 March 2016 – Fr Victor Ngwenya “Pursuit of mercy”

17 March 2016 – Sr Rose “Divine Mercy”

All Welcome at Cathedral Klerksdorp at 7pm

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Golf Day Fundraiser, Sat 15 Aug 2015

GolfDay150The Diocese is hosting a Golf Day on Saturday 15 August 2015 at Orkney Golf Club to help raise funds for the diocese.

The Diocese is responsible for 32 parishes in the so called ‘Western Transvaal’ within the North West Province and is responsible for the well being of priests and their needs.
Due to the environmental crisis in Europe and worldwide, the budget for funds from the Vatican in Rome covering these costs have been cut.… Read more

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