As the Archbishop of
the Mother City of South Africa, of the first
ecclesiastical territory to be established in Southern
Africa (1818), I welcome you to this website.
It is my hope that it
will inform you and provide you with any information you
may require regarding this segment of the Catholic
We also provide links with
other websites which might interest you. If you require any
information not included here, email us and we will do what we
can to help.
If you have discovered this
page by accident, you are especially welcome and I hope you
will find it of some value and maybe help you to understand
how the Catholic Church in Cape Town is trying to serve the
community and so bring it closer to the Lord.
With my very sincere and best
ARCHBISHOP OF CAPE TOWN
From the Webmaster
hope you find this site useful. If there's any information that you can't find, please
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In this Year of Faith a booklet
entitled "On Poetic Wings" by Fr Ralph de Hahn has
been published in the archdiocese and is available in most
parishes and Catholic schools. This book will serve as a
useful tool in the drive for evangelization, and is
recommended for all teachers, catechists and parents, young
people and students. It is the Catholic faith expressed in
simple poetic language. R50 a copy. Phone the Catholic
Bookshop at 021 465 5904 to order your copy.
Bishop Declan Lang and Dr David
Ryall, the chairperson and director respectively of the
International Affairs and International Justice and Peace
departments of the Bishops Conference of England and Wales
were in Cape Town on a short visit. They met with a
cross-section of church-based organisations, sharing
perspectives on South Africa and advocacy issues. Below are a
selection of photos from the meeting.
PHOTOS FROM OUR 2013 CHRISM
The 2013 ARCHDIOCESAN
DIRECTORY is now available from the Catholic Bookshop at
R70 a copy. Phone 021 465 5904 to order your copy.