Lent 2017

Encourage and Teach Children to Contribute Towards Lenten Appeal

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 12:02 pm

New Mite box Over the years many different designs for the Mite boxes have come and gone. This year’s has been designed by Bafana Magagula here in the Bishops’ Lenten Appeal office. The box bears the Sacrificium logo, the face of Christ, and for the first time a picture of the first Blessed for our more »

SACBC President Lenten Message

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 11:51 am

Archbishop Stephen Brislin Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, With great joy and gratitude we celebrate the golden jubilee of the Bishops’ Lenten Appeal. All anniversaries are worth commemorating and are opportunities to turn once more to the Lord, giving thanks for his strength and guidance which have allowed us to reach the particular milestone. more »

Holy Father’s Lenten Message 2017

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 11:34 am

  Message for Lent 2017 His Holiness Pope Francis Dear Brothers and Sisters Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently call us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God “with all their hearts” (Joel 2:12), to refuse to settle more »

SACBC Lenten Appeal National Director’s Message

Posted by on March 9, 2017 at 11:22 am

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ On behalf of the Bishops of Southern Africa I would like to thank you, once again, for your wonderful response. Despite these challenging financial times, which is a true testament to your compassion and concern for the plight of the poor and needy that is served through the many more »