The Kosh deanery, being the fourth and last deanery in the 2017 Annual Deanery Harvest Day Celebration, wrapped up the Harvest Days on the 26th of November, 2017,being the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe. The Deanery is under the care of Rev. Fr Maurice Kalino DP. The Bishop was the chief celebrant at the Harvest Mass and he was flanked by the priests and deacon of the Deanery.… Read more


The Ditsobotla Deanery, under the care of Rev Fr Jeff Hollanders OMI, was the third Deanery in line for the 2017 Annual Deanery Harvest Day Celebration in the Diocese of Klerksdorp. The Harvest was held in Delareyville on the 19th of November, 2017 with the mass officiated by the Bishop of the Diocese. The towns under the Ditsobotla Deanery are Bodibe, Boikhutso, Delareyville, Itsoseng, and Lichtenburg and the parishes under this deanery were fully represented.… Read more


The Potch Deanery of the Diocese of Klerksdorp, under the care of their dean Rev Fr Valentine Mphoso DP, celebrated their Annual Deanery Harvest on the 12th of November, 2017 at the parish of St Theresa of the Child Jesus, Ventersdorp. This is the second deanery harvest in the year 2017. The deanery covers the towns of Carltonville, Fochville, Potchefstroom, and Ventersdorp.… Read more


The 2017 Harvest Day Deanery celebrations of the Diocese of Klerksdorp started on the 5th of November, 2017, with Wolmaranstad deanery being the first deanery to kick off the year’s harvest. The Wolmaranstad Deanery of Klerksdorp Diocese gathered at the Makwassie Stadium to celebrate their Annual Harvest Day Collection. The different parishes under the deanery covering towns and locations like Bloemhof, Christiana, Makwassie, Schweizer-Reneke, and Witpoort were fully represented.… Read more


Caritas is finally here in our diocese. The Diocese of Klerksdorp officially opened the Caritas office on the 3rd of November, 2017. The office is situated in the Cathedral of Christ the Redeemer, Klerksdorp. The Bishop of the Diocese, Rt. Rev. Victor Phalana was there to bless the Caritas office and declare it open. After the blessing of the office by the Bishop, the new Caritas officials were commissioned.… Read more

WORD AMONG US The Grace of Aging Gracefully A new book helps us appreciate the blessings of our golden years. BY LORENE DUQUIN

What is the “autumn of life” about, really? Are a person’s “golden years” simply a time for enduring greater physical limitations, aching for family members far away, or struggling with a sense of idleness? For first—time author Carolyn Bassett, the answer is a resounding “No!” Bassett paints a more proactive and vibrant picture of aging in her book, A Season of Grace: Embracing God’s Gifts in the Autumn of Our Lives.… Read more

PERSONAL SPIRITUALITY Our Daily Love Reflections on 1 Corinthians 13 from Prayers for Catholic Couples

Compassion Means Accepting Others

Being patient does not mean letting ourselves be constantly mistreated, tolerating physical aggression, or allowing other people to use us. We encounter problems whenever we think that relationships or people ought to be perfect, or when we put ourselves at the center and expect things to turn out our way. Then everything makes us impatient, everything makes us react aggressively.… Read more

Receive the Living Bread Encountering the Lord at Mass BY THE WORD AMONG US

I am the living bread that came down from heave; whoever eats this bread will live forever. (John 6:51)
In their book Sleeping with Bread, authors Matthew Linn and Dennis and Sheila Fabricant Linn tell the story of a group of orphans from World War II who had been rescued and taken to a refugee camp. “Many of these children who had lost so much could not sleep at night,” they wrote.… Read more

A Simple Method for Prayer Four steps to help you focus. BY THE WORD AMONG US

Whether we are beginning our personal prayer time, settling in to reading Scripture, or coming before the Lord at Mass, it’s always a good idea to take a few moments to focus our hearts. We can take our cue from the desert fathers or the long line of monks and nuns who have spent hours in prayer.
Step 1. Close your eyes and take a couple of deep breaths.… Read more

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