Becoming an ‘E’ Diocese

My Vision and Prayer for the Diocese of Klerksdorp

Two years ago I was in Rome at a special seminar for bishops. During that seminar I got an inspiration to lead our diocese to become an “E” diocese. During the Mass of the 200 years of Catholicism in South Africa and the 40 years since we became a diocese, I requested all of us to be part of turning this diocese into an ”E” Diocese.… Read more

Covid Restrictions Lifted

July 28, 2022

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the State have been lifted.

  1. I wish to announce that, for the Diocese of Klerksdorp, the mandatory wearing of face masks indoors has be lifted. Those who still wish to wear their masks in church must be respected.
  2. You are not compelled to sanitize, sanitization is optional.
  3. There is no longer a restriction on the number of those who attend our Liturgical Services.
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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the
second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

24 July 2022

Dear Friends,
“In old age they will still bear fruit” (Ps 92:15). These words of the Psalmist are glad tidings, a true “gospel” that we can proclaim to all on this second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. They run counter to what the world thinks about this stage of life, but also to the attitude of grim resignation shown by some of us elderly people, who harbour few expectations for the future.
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Pastoral Letter – July 2022

Dear Brothers and Sisters


NUNC ET SEMPER! – Now and forever!


Dear Brothers ad Sisters

We have all been affected by the untimely death of Fr Adrian Tsoeli Lelimo. His departure has left us devastated and shaken. Let us pray for his soul, for his family, his communities and the diocese at large.… Read more