Mariannhill Monastery

1882 Abbot Francis Pfanner – South Africa

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Monastery Window Project

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery May - 25 - 2016 0 Comment
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We need your help in fixing the windows at the Mariannhill Monastery. There are 92 windows throughout the Monastery that need replacing, each costing R 2000.00 each. This means, we need a total of R 184 000.00. Any amount of donation would be much appreciated. Please see Banking details below: ACCOUNT HOLDER: THE MONASTERY MARIANNHILL NAME OF THE BANK: STANDARD BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER: 051906058 BRANCH: PINETOWN BRANCH CODE: 045626 SWIFT CODE:  [ Read More ]

Abbot Francis and Emaus

Posted by kyle@mhm March - 8 - 2016 0 Comment
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Ooooooow Nkosi , What an experience at Emaus for our first gathering to promote Abbot Francis! We had around 2000 people who came to pray Abbot Francis for special graces. Yes, people are confirming that the spirit of Abbot Francis is here at Emaus. Let us share this news about Abbot Francis and Emaus.   Thamie Njecks-Dlabazan, CMM  

Beatification on 24/09/2016

Posted by kyle@mhm February - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
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Priest of SA-founded order a martyr The Southern Cross, February 10 to February 16, 2016 A priest of an order that was founded in South Africa will be beatified as a martyr to Nazism. Fr Engelmar Unzeitig, who has been called “Angel of Dachau”, belonged to the Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries, an order founded by Abbot Franz Pfanner in 1909 in KwaZulu-Natal. A young priest with Czech roots serving in  [ Read More ]

Our Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig’s martyrdom

Posted by kyle@mhm January - 26 - 2016 0 Comment
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A great and most joyful news for the Congregation of the Missionaries of Mariannhill! Our Fr. Engelmar Unzeitig’s martyrdom has been officially approved by Pope Francis on 21/01/2016, which means that he will be beatified soon. He died in a concentration camp in 1945, Let’s pray through his intercession for our needs

Mass During the 2015 Emaus Pilgrimage – Video

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery July - 9 - 2015 Comments Off on Mass During the 2015 Emaus Pilgrimage – Video
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Views on Spirituality of Abbot Pfanner

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery June - 30 - 2015 Comments Off on Views on Spirituality of Abbot Pfanner
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By Mauricio Langa, The Southern Cross THE “historical commission” which examined thoroughly the whole documentation of the life and work of Abbot Francis Pfanner, chiefly from a historical and archival point of view, has ended its work. Its report was handed in by its president, Br Philippe Denis OP, lecturer in Church history, to Mgr Paul Nadal, episcopal delegate of Stanislaw Dziuba of Umzimkulu diocese. With this, an important phase  [ Read More ]

Once Again a Beautiful Experience!

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery June - 23 - 2015 Comments Off on Once Again a Beautiful Experience!
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The 2015 Yearly Pilgrimage to Emaus Once more this year’s pilgrimage for the two provinces of Mariannhill and Mthatha of the CMM and CPS witnessed the participation of many lay people who joined us. Since the last few years we have progressively opened our pilgrimage also to lay people who have a true veneration for Abbot Francis. And to our satisfaction, many responded. In short, we had a good crowd.  [ Read More ]

Monastery Flea Market

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery July - 17 - 2014 0 Comment
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Bishop calls for teamwork in the diocese

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery January - 21 - 2013 Comments Off on Bishop calls for teamwork in the diocese
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The Bishop of Mariannhill Diocese Pius Ndlungwane ordained four deacons and one priest. The ordination took place at Mariannhill-Monastery church on the19 January2013, where the ordained are all members of the Congregation of the Missionaries of Mariannhill (CMM). The newly ordained deacons are Roberto Cossa, Derek Mwansa, Daniel Phiri and Gift Luke Mulenga. While the newly ordained priest, is Emmanuel Nkosinathi Dlamini from Swaziland. In his homily, the bishop called  [ Read More ]

Mariannhill Province Elects New Leadership

Posted by Mariannhill Monastery December - 11 - 2012 Comments Off on Mariannhill Province Elects New Leadership
(From Left to Right) Fr. Vincent Mdabe, Fr. Donatus Ndwalane, Fr. Bheki Shabalala (Provincial Superior) and Mauricio Langa.

The Congregation of the Missionaries of Mariannhill (CMM) – Mariannhill Province, held its elective chapter recently where new leadership was elected. Former Vicar-General of the Congregation, Fr. Bheki Shabalala CMM, made history by becoming the first incumbent Vicar General and an Administrator of the Region of Mariannhill to be elected Provincial Superior of Mariannhill Province. Prior to his election Fr. Bheki Shabalala was the Vicar General of the Congregation. He  [ Read More ]