Youth and Terrorism
The month of September always brings horrific memories of terrorist attack on September 11, 2001 when Islamic militants carried out suicide strikes on the twin towers of the World Trade in New...
Fr. Dumisani Vilakati, Diocese of Manzini, Eswatini
Amos 8:4-7, Psalm 113, 1 Timothy 2:1-8, Luke 16:1-13
The Christian life is rooted in a relationship with Christ in such a way that this makes a profound impact...
Fr. Michael Seheri, Archdiocese of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Dearly beloved, one of the Prefaces of Mass reads: “Almighty and Eternal God, in goodness You created man, and when he was justly condemned, in mercy and...
By Laurika Nxumalo, Pretoria, South Africa
After he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch.” Simon said in reply, “Master, we have worked...
By Fr. Enrico Parry, Diocese of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Don’t worry. Jesus is not undoing the ten commandments, the bit about honour your father and mother. Neither is he breaking up the family. Hate them...
YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE SOCIAL AND ECCLESIAL FUTURE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Fr. Telmo Seródio
It is commonly said that young people are the future of any community, be it in the family unity, the national or...
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...
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...
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...