The Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) is preparing to celebrate its 13th Plenary Assembly from 22 to 27 September 2022 in Windhoek, Namibia. The theme is: Building forward together-Reimagining the Church's...
By Laurika Nxumalo, South Africa
In a time when we are seeing a worldwide decline in vocations to religious life in the Catholic Church, the Sisters of Calvary in Gaborone, Botswana are blossoming.
The Congregation of...
Fr. Pako Gabriel Rantutu, Diocese of Gaborone, Botswana.
A call to humility (Luke 14: 1, 7-14)
The first verse (14:1) in today’s gospel gives the setting of the story. After an interlude in which Luke narrates...
By Fr. Phillip Kembo, Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office- ZCBC Focal Person on Migrants and Refugees
“Tell me what to do Father, I have nothing to go back for.” The past three weeks have been hard...
The Inter-regional Meeting of the Bishops of Southern Africa, “IMBISA”, gathered at St. Padre Pio Retreat and Conference Centre, Rietvallei, Gauteng, from 15th to 19th August 2022. Invited were Bishops, Priests and Sisters from...
The IMBISA Secretariat is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a workshop on PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL COUNCELLING from the 15th of August to the 19th of August 2022 at Saint Padre Pio Retreat Centre...
Father José Joaquim, MCCJ, Mozambique
LISTENING WITH AN OPEN MIND AND HEART: THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE AFRICAN PALAVER TO THE PROCESS OF PREPARING THE SYNOD ON SYNODALITY
First, I would like to applaud this initiative of...
Fr. Dumisani Vilakati, Diocese of Manzini, Eswatini.
Luke 12: 32-48
The gospel continues the thread of last Sunday’s gospel (18th) with a particular focus on what constitutes the real treasure. This time the real treasure is...
By Fr. Michael Seheri, Johannesburg, South Africa
18th Sunday-Year C
We are called to avoid excessive attachments to earthly pleasures and desires
All the three readings of this Sunday give us one crucial message, namely: we are...
IMBISA Standing Committee, Bishops, Priests, General Secretaries, Theologians, Religious, Brothers and Sisters, and People of God!
The IMBISA Secretariat invites Cardinals, Bishops, Priests, Religious men and women, Deacons, Theologians, thinkers from other fields, Seminarians, people...