Works of Mercy still ongoing at Holy Rosary

by Fr Wiseman Nkomo

The house which the family lived in.

Having arrived at Holy Rosary Mission on the 1st of November 2018, I was informed of an incomplete project of building a house for a needy family in the chiefdom of Velezizweni. This would mean the project would be have been in waiting for 2 years. Through mobilization and appealing for funds to continue and complete the project I got members of the community to donate building materials, money and their skills to complete the project. Continue reading “Works of Mercy still ongoing at Holy Rosary”

St. Joseph Sodality Pilgrimage to Kevelaer

By Maduduza Zwane

St. Joseph Sodality is an association of Married Catholic Men in the diocese of Manzini. These men are dedicated to becoming spiritual leaders of their families by strengthening their faith and being “real world” examples of Christ. They pray and give themselves new ways to reflect upon their lives and be better servants to God, church, communities and their families.

As they are dedicated to praying and reflecting, these men joined hundreds of other Catholic men from different dioceses in South Africa to collectively pray at Kevelaer in Kwa Zulu Natal (Ixopo).
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Priests’ study week

by the Bishop

Arriving in this diocese (as administrator) seven years’ ago, one of the great things I found was the “priests’ study week”. It is organised every year and lasts for three – four days. It is not organised by the bishop but by the priests themselves. They choose the dates, the place, the topics and the speakers. They also distribute responsibilities among themselves leading each day, presiding Mass, taken notes… Being for both diocesan and religious priests they make sure they involve as many of them as possible.

The topics chosen this year were very diverse:

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The demise of the Just

By: Siya K. Ndwandwe

One of our seminarians Siyabonga Ndwandwe prepared the following about the xenophobic attacks, women abuse and murder that has been going on in our neighbouring country. Let us stand in unity!!

Conscience is dead, Couldn’t handle the imprisonment,
The confinement in the wicked human heart,
Justice gave up being just.

Voices of the innocent weeping for serenity, Consternation to reach my flawless life, Fear to explore the world, Fear to be a victim of one’s mistake. Continue reading “The demise of the Just”