Bishop Gabuza Calls on President Ramaphosa for More Representation in the Next Job Summit

Bishop Abel Gabuza

GRASSROOT VOICES OF UNEMPLOYED YOUTH AND WOMEN MISSING FROM THE JOB SUMMIT

Bishop Gabuza, the president of SACBC Justice and Peace commission, has called on the president to consider broader representation in the next job summit which is scheduled for next year. Read more… Read the rest of Bishop Gabuza Calls on President Ramaphosa for More Representation in the Next Job Summit »

SACBC Justice and Peace Appeals to Nhlanhla Nene to Resign from Public Office

Minister of Finance – Nhlahla Nene

SACBC JUSTICE AND PEACE COMMISSION TO MR NENE–YOUR PUBLIC APOLOGY SHOULD BE ACCOMPANIED BY ACTION AIMED AT RESTORATION OF PUBLIC TRUST IN THE TREASURY

SACBC Justice and Peace Commission applauds the courage of Mr.Nene to present himself to the Zondo Commission. We thank him for disclosing a number of issues that we always suspected about his dismissal from the cabinet of former President Zuma. Read more… Read the rest of SACBC Justice and Peace Appeals to Nhlanhla Nene to Resign from Public Office »

Preparatory Arrangements for the Last Farewell of Mrs Edna Molewa

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                     Mama Edna Molewa

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ

South Africa continues to mourn the death of Mrs Edna Molewa.  Condolences continue to pour from different corners of South Africa and from across the borders to her family and South Africa as a whole.

She has been an active member of the Catholic family and thus we would like to invite all the Catholics and the all the people of good will to come together to pray with her family, especially during this hard time of mourning their beloved one.

Evening prayer sessions are conducted everyday for the repose of her soul, at her home in Waterkloof: 320 Rigel Avenue, Pretoria. The services start at 19h00 until 20h00.  All are encouraged to be on time.

On Friday 28th September at 18h30, Holy Mass will be celebrated at the same place. Members of different sodalities are encouraged to wear their official uniforms.

A special request to all Catholic Women Sodalities to give a continuous support of prayer and presence to the family.

The Requiem Mass of Mrs Edna Molewa will be held at the Catholic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, in the Archdiocese of Pretoria, on Friday 05th October 2018 at 15h00 – 17h00.  All are invited.

Mrs Edna Molewa will be laid to rest on the 6th October 2018 at Zandfontein Cemetry.

For more information regarding Catholic services only, kindly contact Fr Amos Masemola: Tel. 012 326 30 27, Cell: 079 989 15 15

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Catholic Church Mourns the Death of Mama Buyisile Nkosi

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Mama Buyisile Nkosi

SACBC Staff at Khanya House dedicated the Holy Mass of this morning to pray for the repose of the soul of Mama Buyisile Patronella Nkosi. She passed away on the morning hours of 25th September 2018 after a long illness.

During her life Mama Buyi, together with her husband Mr Jabu Nkosi, have been working tirelessly for Catholic Church Family Ministry, both nationally and in the Diocese of Witbank.

Mama Buyi was one of the representatives of SACBC during the Synod on Family, which was held in Rome in 2015. “During this time Mrs Buyi was already not well, but that did not hinder her from representing the local church in the synod”, said Sr Hermenegild Makoro, the SACBC Secretary General.

Sr Hermenegild also said Mrs Nkosi and her husband were very generous with their time for the service of the church. She also applauded her for a firm and strong faith. “Until the last moments of her life she stood by her faith and requested a priest for anointing. She died still being connected with Christ.” She said. Read more…. Read the rest of Catholic Church Mourns the Death of Mama Buyisile Nkosi »

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Union of Catholic Africa Press Congress in Cape Town Counted Among the Best

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UCAP Congress Members

More than 40 Catholic Journalists from all over Africa gathered in Cape Town, from the 09-13 September 2018, to discuss issues relating to Journalism and communication in the Catholic Church, especially in the world of today.

The representatives were from different countries of Africa, including South Africa which was its first time to hold UCAP Congress. Read more… Read the rest of Union of Catholic Africa Press Congress in Cape Town Counted Among the Best »

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