It was a memorable day for the parishioners of Holy Cross Parish Itsoseng as they gathered with visitors from different parts of the diocese and different denominations to celebrate the fifty years of the existence of their Church. The parish is under the care of Fr Modise Nthutang DP. The Bishop was also there to celebrate with them. Among the clergy present for the celebration were Frs.… Read more
DEAR BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST
LIFE AFTER EASTER!
My dear brothers and sisters: Christ is risen. The Resurrection sets Christ apart. No other religious leader broke the power of death and conquered sin. The Resurrection proved that Christ was divine. The fact that Jesus Christ died on the cross does not prove in itself that he is God.… Read more
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
05 September 2017
DEAR BROTHERS AND SISTERS
LAUDETUR IESUS CHRISTUS! NUNC ET IN SAECULA SAECULORUM, AMEN.
PRAISED BE JESUS CHRIST! NOW AND FOREVER, AMEN.
A MORENA JESU KRESTE A BAKWE! JAANONG LE KA BOSENA-BOKHUTLO, AMEN.
I would like to thank you all for your great love and loyalty to Christ and to his Church. I can see your efforts in trying to make this diocese a wonderful, active, spirit-filled, evangelizing and generous place.… Read more
The Jesuit Institute of South Africa Lenten Reflections for 2017.
(Links to 4th Week only – with readings and a 16 min soundclip)… Read more
DO NOT FORGET THE FEAST OF BENEDICT DASWA – 01 FEB 2017. FOR THOSE WHO CAN GO TO TSHITANINI ON THE 1ST OF FEB, WHY NOT!!! LET US NOT WAIT FOR THE SHRINE TO BE ERECTED. LET US START OUR DEVOTIONS TO THIS MARTYR .. NOW!
NOVENA IN PREPARATION FOR THE FEAST OF BLESSED BENEDICT DASWA
The Feast of Blessed Benedict Daswa has been approved by Rome for 01 February.… Read more
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
Dear Parish Priest, Deacons, and Youth
My Greetings in the Merciful name of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
We invite all the youth of Klerksdorp Diocese to a youth celebrations to be held at Potchefstroom, Ikageng Location, St Ephraim Parish.
Venue : St Ephraim Potchefstroom
Time : 08h00 am
Date : 16 June 2016
Dress Code : School Uniform
THEME: BE MERCIFUL LIKE THE FATHER
Activities will be done as per Deanery, on the Theme of the day.… 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
BISHOP PASTORAL LETTER JUNE 2016
“CALLED TO TRANSFORMATION, SENT TO EVANGELIZE”
1. RENEW AFRICA
After our diocesan consultations in 2015, we identified pastoral challenges and the needs of our diocese. It is now time to come up with a pastoral response. I have identified Renew Africa as a possible pastoral programme to answer of the needs of the diocese.… Read more