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Iindaba # 027

8 NOVEMBER 1998 1. Calender.   November the 8th Bishop will attend the consecration of Fr Frank Nubuasah as the first Bishop of the new Diocese of Francistown in Botswana. The new Bishop is from Ghana and is the Missionary of the Divine Word. November the 9th to the 11th, the meeting of the priests and brothers of […]

Iindaba # 026

1 September 1998. 1 Ms Prisca Hadebe conducted a rather spectacular marriage workshop and reconciliation service in Bizana on August 8. Some 15 couples attended. Input focused on relationship, communication and mutual acceptance in the home. People were deeply moved by the reflections. In the Reconciliation service many tears were spilled- even by the men, when they reflected on […]

Iindaba # 025

1 JULY 1998 1. The CIE has arranged the following reflection prayer days for Catholic teachers in Government schools; Lusikisiki – August   16th after Mass Bizana – August   23rd after Mass  Mt Frere – August   26th after Mass Hardenberg – August   30th after Mass Please advertise and encourage teachers to attend. 2. One of the constant needs […]

Iindaba # 024

11 MAY 1998 1. Sister Theodula , professor of religious studies at UNITRA will be at the Cathedral on Monday 18th May to speak with Catechism teachers. Just two from each parish are invited. Lectures will be in English. 2. Marriage and family issues will be dealt with at the Cathedral hall on Saturday June the 13th. Mrs Dweba from […]

Iindaba # 023

14 FEB 1998  1. The opening of the year of the Holy Spirit on the night of the 6th of December 1997 at the Cathedral was a celebration of great joy. Congratulations to all who participated and contributed. During this year dedicated to the Holy Spirit, we try to concentrate on the Scriptures. We pray the scriptures in […]

Iindaba # 022

NOVEMBER 1997 1. We open the Year of the Holy Spirit at the Cathedral in a night vigil on the 6th of December starting at 7 p.m. The programme is as follows:- 7:00 : Service in English. Led by Fr Larry. 8:00 : Service on reconciliation.   Fr Bill. Choirs : Matatiele and Hardenberg. Masolenyana. 9:00 : Mass of the Holy Spirit.   […]

Iindaba # 021

17 Sept 1997.  1. With great joy the Diocese welcomes Father Richard Kugbe-Kassin. Father Richard is from the diocese of Wa, in Ghana. Through the kindness of his Bishop and in his own generosity he has come to Kokstad.  He was ordained in 1975 and has worked in his own diocese as a director of pastoral formation. He has […]

Iindaba # 020

20 – JULY 1997 1. With great joy the diocese of Kokstad welcomes two new priests who have come to help us in our Ministry. They come from Kerala in India and will spend the first months studying Xhosa. We say very hearty welcome to Fr Jose Thomas and Fr Joseph Methanath Joseph. We thank God for the Apostolic […]

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Bishop Xolelo T KumaloAs the Bishop of the Diocese of Kokstad in South Africa, I welcome you to this website.

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With my very sincere and best wishes

+Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani
BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF KOKSTAD