Op-Ed: The Pope Calls on Humanity to Protect the Earth

“The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth” because of “unfettered greed and out-of-control consumption”, Pope Francis says, in what must be the most keenly anticipated papal document of modern times. It’s the first encyclical to be written by Francis

Jesuit Vows: Why such a fuss about obedience?

A friend of Wicus Barnard, S.J., Jakub Urbaniak, reflects on the vows that our newest South African Jesuit has just professed.

Changing of the Guards!

A Sunday to remember at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Nyanga, was marked by celebratory vibes as parish welcomed the new parish priest, Fr Rampe Hlobo SJ. Fr Hlobo was until end of 2013, the Country Director of Jesuit Refugee Service in South Africa.

Winter Living Theology 2016 – Liturgy and Justice

The annual Winter Living Theology (WLT) School was held last week at St. Luke’s Retreat Centre in Port Elizabeth recently.

Matthew Charlesworth, S.J., ordained to the priesthood

Matthew has only reached this crucial moment in his life, tonight after a long and sometimes challenging journey of discernment and discovery.