Welcome to the Official website of the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg
The Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg comprises the following districts: Johannesburg, Alberton, Balfour, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Carletonville, Delmas, Germiston, Heidelberg, Kempton Park, Krugersdorp, Nigel, Randburg, Randfontein, Roodepoort, Sandton, Soweto, Springs, Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark, and Westonaria. The Archdioces of Johannesburg covers an area of over 14 517sq.km.
The suffragan of Sees of Manzini (Swaziland), Klerksdorp and Witbank fall under Archdiocese of Johannesburg.
The districts of Pretoria, Midrand and Centurion fall outside the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg but fall under the Archdiocese of Pretoria.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg comprises 160 priests, 40 deacons and 38 religious orders, who provide pastoral ministry & leadership to a very diverse congregation of at least 1m lay Catholics, who adhere to the tenets of their faith to various degrees in 125 very differently resourced parishes & 50 schools predominantly in the Gauteng province.
In accordance with the Magisterium, we the Church seek to evangelize ourselves and respond to spiritual & human needs (through catechetics, contextual mission, education, pastoral work, the sacraments, lay movements & the nurturing of Parish communities) while providing moral guidance in a predominantly secular, increasingly youthful society, experiencing the challenges of dramatic societal change.
Saturday 4 May 9:00-15:00
- Retreat for Proclaimers led by Fr Paul Beukes
- Hosted by the Liturgy Department
Faith Renewal in the Spirit of Vatican II
- Talks on Ecumenism by Fr Jean Marie at 18:00 at
- St Margaret, Diepkloof on Tuesday 7 May
- St Albert, Vosloorus on Thursday 9 May
Wednesday 8 May 12:00-13:00
- Public Lecture
- St Augustine College, Victory Park
- Mohamed Motala, Executive Director, Community Agency for Social Inquiry (CASE)
Saturday 11 May 09:00-13:00
- Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion training by Fr Stanley Masilompana.
- Hosted by Department of Liturgy
Saturday 11 May from 11:00 to 16:00
- RCIA Training Course, 3rd module, on Saturday 11 May from 11:00 to 16:00
- Training by Lumko for all RCIA facilitators and coordinators and interested Catechists.
- Cathedral Place. Contact Catechetics Department
Saturday 11 May starting at 18:30
- Fatima Pilgrimage
- Walk in candlelit procession from Blessed Sacrament parish, Malvern to the Schoenstatt shrine in Bedfordview.
Wednesday 15 May at 12 noon
You are invited to attend a lecture at St Augustine College, 53 Ley Road, Victory Park on
The speaker will be:Shane Norris
- The topic will be: The link between foetal and infant development and diabetes risk Shane Norris is an Associate Professor and Director of the MRC/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit within the Department of Paediatrics at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. His research focuses on child and adolescent health and development, early life risk factors for obesity and metabolic disease, and mechanisms that amplify the risk for ill-health across generations.
- The talk will summarise the evidence of association between foetal and infant growth and the later risk of adult type-II diabetes. The evidence will include data from both the Birth to Twenty cohort in Soweto-Johannesburg as well as data from 4 other low- or middle-income country cohorts.
- We hope that you will be able to join us. Entrance is free – just come along and enjoy the talk in Lecture Room 5.
Saturday 18 May at 14:00 – 17:00
- Centering prayer : A program “Heartfullness – transformation in Christ “ with dvd”s given by Fr. Thomas Keating
- will start on May 18th 2013 .Meeetings will be once a month at Victory Park catholic church from 2-5 pm .
- Cost for duplication of material is R40.00.
- Further info please phone Hilary and leave message 0718837922 or 011 786-6224
Saturday 18th May 2013 at 10H00 to 14H00
St Augustine will be holding its annual Open Day on Saturday 18th May 2013 at the College campus. The event runs from 10H00 to 14H00.
There will be tours of the campus for prospective students and each department will have a table where lecturing staff will be able to give advice and provide information on their specialist subjects. In addition seven members of the St Augustine staff will be giving 20 minute lectures which will enable our visitors to gauge the quality of our lecturing staff, and also to be entertained by their sometimes whimsical view of their subject.
- 10H30 : Dr Michael van Heerden : Relation of Christianity to non-Christian religions
- 11H00 : Professor Michael Glencross : Maths is Music: Stats is Literature
- 11H30 : Dr Chris Alsobrook : Frugal Philosophical Justification
- 12H00 : Mrs Claudia Kustner : Psychology as a Career
- 12H30 : Mr Nikolai Viedge : Nazi Propaganda and Popular Culture
- 13H00 : Ms Judi Hudson : Why inequality harms South Africa’s democracy
- 13H30 : Dr Katharine Geldenhuys : Wielding Words: Why literature can change your world
Dept Aids Retreat: For Caregivers, People living with HIV/AIDS and all interested. Led by Sr. Irene OP, Saturday 25th May 2013, 8:30am – 3pm; Cathedral Place, Small Hall.
Dept Aids Debriefing: For all those who have attended Basic Counselling offered by the AIDS Office. Tuesday 28th May 2013 8:30am – 3.30pm, Cathedral Place, Boardroom
Dept Aids Mass for Healing: Saturday, 13 July, 10am -12noon, Cathedral of Christ the King. All interested are welcome. Sacrament of Reconciliation from 9am. Anointing with the Oil of Gladness after Holy Mass. RSVP AIDS Office: 011 402 6400 Sr Claudia or Ndivile.
Tuesday 28th, 6pm at Holy Trinity Catholic Church
The Jesuit Institute in collaboration with the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office is hosting two days of intense discussion on Catholic social teaching and its application on the continent. A number of theologians from around Africa will be attending the meeting. On Tuesday 28th May we will be having an open mass followed by a discussion, this is an opportunity for lay people to meet with these theologians. Mass will be at 6pm at Holy Trinity Catholic Church Braamfontien followed by discussion in Trinity Hall. Kind regards, Frances Correia, (On behalf of the Jesuit Institute)
YEAR OF FAITH