Secam: Justice and Peace Chairpersons and Others Meet

134 Delegates from 46 countries in Africa met in Mumemo, Mozambique to reflect upon and discuss the Message and Propositions generated by the Second Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for Africa in Rome in October 2009.  The theme of the Assembly was “The Church in Africa in Service of Reconciliation, Justice and Peace.” […]

Bishops of Africa begin Synod implementation

In his homily at the concluding Mass of the Synod in October 2009, Pope Benedict said “Courage, get on your feet, take up your bed and walk continent of Africa that welcomed our Saviour when as a child he had to flee with Joseph and Mary into Egypt.” In response to the challenge of the […]

What is a Synod?

A Synod is a gathering of church – of bishops, priests, deacons, representatives of church organisations and laity in a particular diocese. Such gatherings usually only take place once every five or seven years. The purpose of such a gathering is to plot the priorities, spiritually, for the Church in that area for the next […]

Parish Assistance

Youth Youth Commission: Barbara Koobanally 031 303 1417 The Archdiocese Youth Commission consists of a team of dedicated people who minister to the Youth of the Archdiocese. They plan Youth and Formation days and are also able to assist with the training of Parish Youth Teams. Life Teen: Kevin Mottram 084 511 7903 A catechetical […]