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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.

Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg Events Box



April, 2014 – Overview for the Month

The month of April is dedicated to The Holy Spirit. The first nineteen days of the month fall during the season of Lent which is represented by the liturgical color purple — a symbol of penance, mortification and the sorrow of a contrite heart. The rest of April falls in the Easter season in which white, the color of light, a symbol of joy, purity, and innocence, is the liturgical color. https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/overviews/months/04.cfm 

The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of March 2014

General: That governments may foster the protection of creation and the just distribution of natural resources. (See also www.apostleshipofprayer.net)

Missionary: That the Risen Lord may fill with hope the hearts of those who are being tested by pain and sickness. (See also www.apostleshipofprayer.net)


Sunday 20 April at 12:30
Mass for Ethiopian and Eritrean Community in Amharic at St Francis of Assisi, Yeoville
Followed by Bible Study
Hailu Adalo 072-357-7185, hailuadalo@yahoo.com

Chrism Mass on Maundy Thursday 17 April at 10:00 at the Cathedral of Christ the King

Easter Sunday 20 April

Sunday 20 April
11:15 at Our Lady of Lourdes, Rivonia. Every Sunday 10:00
French Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes, City Deep, Catholic Francophone Community Chaplain Fr Blaise Mambu, 076-211-5232

Wednesday 23 April at 10:00
Morning of Recollection for Diocesan Clergy
Pray for our Priests

Saturday 26 April 11:00-16:00
Catechetical Training Course
Our Catholic Faith; Christian Morality, The Beatitudes at the heart of Jesus’ teaching.
Catechetics Department

Saturday 26 April 20:00 to Sunday 27 April 05:00
Charismatic all-night vigil at the Cathedral of Christ the King

Saturday 26 April
Divine Mercy Action Day
Divine Mercy Parish, Walkerville
Mass at 9:00am followed by works of mercy. Sr Rose 078-992-8580

27 April
Divine Mercy Sunday
Mary Mother of Sorrows
105 11th Ave Kensington.

Confessions at 2.00pm

Adoration at 2.30pm
Holy Mass at 3.30pm
Enquiries Ann on 083-528-9033

Sunday 27 April at 14:00
Mass for Zimbabwean Community
at St Francis of Assisi, Yeoville
011 339-5954

Sunday 27 April at 11:30 at the Cathedral of Christ the King
Mass for Malawian Community
Felix on 0745167705 or 0718289967

PRH Workshop in Johannesburg from 29 April to 2 May.
I LEARN TO HELP. Presenter Aine Lohan RSM
011 422 6234/082-503-7998

Saturday 3 May 14:00-15:00
3rd of 8-part series
Till October on 1st Saturday
Culture of Life Apostolate
Felicity Gebashe 073-362-9154
Sr Sarah Doherty 076-793-0108

Saturday 3 May 11:00-16:00
Catechetical Training Course
Our Catholic Faith; Christian Morality
Grace, Rights and Responsibility.
Catechetics Department

Saturday 3 May 07:00
Our Lady’s Pilgrimage Walk
31 km. Starts at Divine Mercy Parish, Walkerville. Ends at the Shrine of Our
Lady of Lebanon, Mulbarton with Mass at 5:30pm.
Contact Sr Rose 078-992-8580.

Thursday 8 May from 19:00-21:30.
Understanding Human Sexuality and God’s plan for Love and Life
at St Therese, Edenvale. All family planning methods discussed. Presenters
Dr Heinz Wirz
Wendy & Mark d’Hotman

Fatima Pilgrimage leaves Blessed Sacrament Church corner Geldenhuis and
Mullins Roads, Malvern East on Saturday, 10 May 2013 at 18:30. ends with
Holy Mass at the Schoenstatt Shrine at the corner of Van Buuren and Florence
roads, Bedfordview.

Launch of Archdiocesan Catholic Men’s Forum
Saturday 17 May from 9h00-15h00
All Catholic men are invited
This is not a sodality but a FORUM
Enquiries Odilon, Department of Evangelisation.

Winter Living Theology
presented by the Jesuit Institute will be held from 20 to 22 May at the
Pauline’s in Kensington. The speaker is Professor of Business Ethics Al
Gini, of Loyola University Chicago.

Friday 6 June at 19:00
Knights of da Gama 25th Anniversary
Celebrated with a Box & Dine Fundraising event at Our Lady of Fatima,
Benoni. Tickets and info Eugene Buckley

Radio Veritas Youth Camp
13-16 June
Parnassus Farm, Plot 10, Rustenburg Road, Magaliesburg
For more information contact Nhlanhla Lucky Mdlalose mdlalosegn@gmail.com
Razia Mohamed razberrriez@ymail.com
[facebook F] Radio Veritas Youth Camp
[Twitter bird] RVparnassus2014

General Assembly of Catholic Universities in Africa and Madagascar at St
Augustine College from June 30 to July 2.

Ngome Pilgrimage
11 to 13 July
Bus leaves St Francis, Yeoville on 11 July at 08:00 sharp returning 13 July
at 19:00.
Contact Nellie 084 662 4851




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