APOSTOLIC LETTER PORTA FIDEI OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF BENEDICT XVI FOR THE INDICTION OF THE YEAR OF FAITH The “door of faith” (Acts 14:27) is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his Church. It is possible to cross that threshold when […]
AFRICAE MUNUS In Service to Reconciliation, Justice and Peace POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION AFRICAE MUNUS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY, CONSECRATED PERSONS AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON THE CHURCH IN AFRICA IN SERVICE TO RECONCILIATION, JUSTICE AND PEACE “You are the salt of the earth … You are the light […]
Introduction A long time has gone since the last issue of IINDABA was published back in February 2011. We all know the reasons why this diocesan publication was temporarily discontinued. Bishop William Slattery was appointed as Archbishop of Pretoria and he moved to the capital at the end of February. With a mixture of joy […]
8th September 2010 1. Forth Coming Events 6th of September meeting of Consulters of Diocese. Fr Mariano, Fr Francis Lemao, Fr Joseph Methanath, Fr Bongani Mbhele, Fr Mawethu Potolwana, Fr Tabang Letsohla. September 8th , Bishop in Pretoria for Family Life Desk. September 9th, Bishop in Pretoria , Pastoral Agencies. September 12th , opening , […]
Easter – 2010 1. We welcome with great joy Fr Francis Appiah-Kubi and Fr Patrick Kofi Boadu from the diocese of Kumasi in Ghana. They have come to work in Kokstad and we thank God and their home Archdiocese that they could come to us. They are studying Xhosa, staying with Fr Vincent for the moment […]
21st January 2010 1. We have a web-site. It is www.catholicdiocesekokstad.org.za . Open this web-site and you will find news of the diocese including the Iindaba and all other issues from the very beginning. You will find your mission and photographs. The Bishop’s e-mail address is email@example.com . You will find this on the web-site with many […]
8th September 2009 1. Dates to remember a. Echoing the Word 5th of September b. Sister Jacobalda celebrated her golden jubilee this year in Germany . The Cathedral Parish celebrates with her on the 5th of September. c. Same date the Diocesan Sacred Heart Sodality with Fr Sizwe had their annual retreat at Bhongweni […]
13 June 2009 1. We give thanks to God and we thank all who prayed for him that Fr John Kerr has recovered from recent illness. Fr John was two weeks in the ICU in Port Shepstone. He is now back in Telgte and recovering. He thanks everyday for their prayers. 2. We […]
Welcome To The Diocese Of Kokstad
As the Bishop of the Diocese of Kokstad in South Africa, 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 Church.
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 the Diocese of Kokstad is trying to serve the community and so bring it closer to the Lord.
With my very sincere and best wishes
+Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani
BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF KOKSTAD