Several thousand young adults will gather from South Africa,other African countries and beyond in a Pilgrimage of Trust: Celebrating Christ, Source of peace and true reconciliation Praying, singing, being in silence and sharing faith Discovering people of different cultures and their lives Experiencing the Church as a ferment of unity and communion Accommodation with local … [Read more…]
Our weaving day sale, usually held in May, had to be postponed due to the flooding and renovation of the weaving room.
The renovation and redecoration of the weaving room was sponsored by Roza Van Zyl, and done by Martin Harris, an interior decorator. It looks absolutely stunning and we are very excited and proud to host the sale in our newly decorated weaving room!
Please come and view the amazing transformation and support our talented residents.
The sale will be held on Saturday, 6th July 2019, from 9am to 12pm.
St. Augustine was walking by the seashore one day contemplating the mystery of the Holy Trinity when he saw a little child running back and forth from the water to a spot on the seashore. The boy was using a shell to carry water from the large ocean and pour it into a small pit that he had made in the sand.
Augustine came up to him and asked him what he was doing.
“I’m going to pour the entire ocean into this hole,” the boy replied.
At the climax of the forty days spent with the disciples after his resurrection, Jesus ascended bodily into heaven. Catholics have always understood this to be a literal, miraculous event. We believe it really happened—and as a universal Church, we celebrated the Feast of the Ascension just a couple weeks ago. But the dogma also has its … [Read more…]
Dante’s vision of the afterlife centers upon two features: order and motion. The world is truly ordered and orderly, and yet within it there is great movement. It is clear to all that there is order within the world, that the world follows certain rules and fits together in a definite way. Scientists study the … [Read more…]
Protestants aren’t the only ones who find Catholic devotion to Mary a bit over-the-top sometimes. A lot of Catholics find other Catholics, including great saints like Alphonsus Liguori and Louis de Montfort, to be a little “much” when talking about the Virgin Mary. I get it. Take the Salve Regina, for example: it calls Mary … [Read more…]
The Word on Fire Institute is growing every day! We are pleased to share with you a few more Fellows that we have brought in to the Institute to form you as an active and effective evangelist. Be sure to read about the Fellows below, and for more information about the Word on Fire Institute, … [Read more…]