Homily: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Homily: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Fr Matthew Charlesworth, S.J. Sunday, July 9, 2017 | Ordinary Time Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A | Roman Missal First Reading Zechariah 9:9–10 Response Psalm 145:1 Psalm Psalm 145:1–2, 8–11, 13–14 Second Reading Romans 8:9, 11–13 Gospel Acclamation…

Homily: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Homily: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Fr Matthew Charlesworth, S.J. Fr Graham Pugin, S.J. Sunday, July 2, 2017 | Ordinary Time Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A | Roman Missal First Reading 2 Kings 4:8–11, 14–16a Response Psalm 89:2a Psalm Psalm 89:2–3, 16–19 Second Reading…

Homily: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Homily: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Fr Matthew Charlesworth, S.J. Fr Graham Pugin, S.J. Sunday, June 25, 2017 | Ordinary Time Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A | Roman Missal First Reading Jeremiah 20:10–13 Response Psalm 69:14c Psalm Psalm 69:8–10, 14, 17, 33–35 Second Reading…

Imbizo on Femicide (Killing of Women)

Imbizo on Femicide (Killing of Women)

Following up the statement issued  by the Department of Justice and Peace on the murdering of children and women in our Archdiocese of Johannesburg, the Archdiocese of Johannesburg Justice and Peace Department in collaboration with The Moral Regeneration Movement hereby invite…

A Prayer for when I feel rejected

A Prayer for when I feel rejected

Taken from from an interview with Fr James Martin SJ by Ashley McKinless A Prayer for when I feel rejected Loving God, you made me who I am. I praise you and I love you, for I am wonderfully made, in your…

Homily: Corpus Christi, Year A

Homily: Corpus Christi, Year A

Rev. Billy Davies Fr Anthony Egan, S.J. Sunday, June 18, 2017 | Ordinary Time Body and Blood of Christ Year A | Roman Missal First Reading Deuteronomy 8:2–3, 14b–16a Response Psalm 147:12 Psalm Psalm 147:12–15, 19–20 Second Reading 1 Corinthians…

Pastoral Letter 6: Mary, Children and Youth

Pastoral Letter 6: Mary, Children and Youth

The Most Reverend Buthi Tlhagale, O.M.I., Archbishop of Johannesburg has issued the following Pastoral Letter. Pastoral Letter 6 MARY, CHILDREN AND YOUTH Reversal of roles It is significant that in many of the recorded apparitions, children or the youth, were the ones…

Catholic Church Celebrates 200 years of existence in Southern Africa

Catholic Church Celebrates 200 years of existence in Southern Africa

Catholic Church Celebrates 200 years of existence in Southern Africa Bi-centennial Celebration of the Church in Southern Africa Historical traces of the development of the Catholic Church in Southern Africa In June 2018 Catholics in Southern Africa will celebrate the…

Youth Synod 2018 – the Church wants to listen to you!

Youth Synod 2018 – the Church wants to listen to you!

The General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops announced a new website on Tuesday, in preparation for the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in October, 2018. The Synod Assembly is to be dedicated to the role of young…

Does Religion Breed Homophobia?

Does Religion Breed Homophobia?

To mark the anniversary of the infamous Orlando gay bar massacre, I’d like to quote the then Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg, Flordia, who, on the day after it happened, said on his blog: “Sadly it is religion, including…

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