Farewell to Bro. Konrad Diethei CMM who has worked in Mariannhill Province and Monastery since 1981. You have been a true example of faithful service and dedicated hard manual labour in the spirit of Abbot Francis Pfanner, the servant of God! God bless you in your new assignment in Germany.
Mariannhill Monastery Feast of the Presentation Celebration Our 2020 celebrations were marked of by the reception of our 10 novices on the 31st of January 2020 during evening vespers. Our 2020 Novices with their Nove master Fr Kevin Mapfumo CMM and Fr Bekinkosi Shabalala CMM provincial superior of Mariannhill Unit During this celebration we also […]
As we talk about Mini World Youth Day good memories of Durban come back. Once more the Catholic Church gives young people an opportunity to reflect upon their identity and role in the world of today. As a young person in South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland and other neighboring countries, grab this experiential opportunity of joining […]
Homily on the feast of St Thomas Aquinas. Mk 31-35 Faith is thicker than Blood One of the reasons that we are not as effective as we could be as Christians is because we seem to have domesticated the gospel in the sense in that it does not shock us as it was intended to. […]
Scripture Reading 1 : 2 Sam 5: 1-7; 10 David is identified as the one chosen, called & anointed by the Lord to lead his People. So the leaders come together to act in response to what they understand to be the Lord’s will for them and the people they represent. David is the one […]
SACBC Pastoral Plan Launch; Challenge to live our faith in action continues, by Bishop Kevin Dowling before procession
REFLECTIONS ON THE 2 PASTORAL PLANS Our Catholic Church, the People of God, is a living faith community, called to bring the Good News of Jesus, and the Transforming Mission of Jesus, to the real context and situation of people, communities and nations in every age. Every age reveals different characteristics in terms of the developing socio-political-cultural […]