Raisethorpe Parish

Raisethorpe Parish

Raisethorpe Parish – New Church in Copesville Informal Settlement The parish of Our Lady of Health of Vailanganni in Raisethorpe, recently held an induction ceremony of their new parish priest, Father Alfred Igwebuike CMM. At the induction Bishop Barry Wood OMI, officially welcomed and introduced Father Alfred to the church members and community. Raisethorpe parish […]

Remember to Celebrate National Bible Sunday

– 26 August 2012 Bible Sunday is an annual event dedicated to celebrating the wonderful gift of the Bible.  It has been endorsed by the Catholic Bishops Conference as well as Cardinal Wilfrid Napier. You can join in celebrating Bible Sunday by: Praying for the Biblical Apostolate in South Africa Using the Catechetical resources provided […]

Refugee Pastoral Care Retreat 2012

Refugee Pastoral Care Retreat 2012

This was the first time the Refugee Pastoral Care arranged a retreat for refugees led by the Bishop.  Bishop Barry’s theme was relationships – relationship with oneself, with one another and with God. He emphasized the need to be at peace with oneself in order to be at peace with others. It is only when […]

Denis Hurley Centre – August 2012

Denis Hurley Centre – August 2012

Care • Education • Community Ukunakekela • Imfundo • Umphakathi Emmanuel Cathedral, Denis Hurley Street, Durban 4001, South Africa MAJOR SOUTH AFRICAN GRANTS July was an exciting month for the Denis Hurley Centre with three major donations confirmed. The biggest of these was from the Afrisun Community Development Trust who have committed R2M for the clinic. […]