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Transfers of Priests

Dear People of God of Kokstad Diocese: Greetings to All of you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have been blessed with the arrival of five new priests to the diocese. In a short while they will be ready for appointment to any of the parishes of the diocese after having been […]

Bishop Stanislaw’s Letter on Finances

Pastoral Letter to the Church of Kokstad Diocese Theme: “May the Word of Christ dwell in you abundantly” (Col 3.16).   This theme will lead us on our journey of re-discovering of our identity as the Members of the Catholic Church and the members of the local parish communities, as we desire that the Word […]

Porta Fidei

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

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 […]

Iindaba # 073

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 […]

Iindaba # 071

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 , […]

Iindaba # 070

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 […]

Iindaba # 069

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 slatteryws@telkomsa.net . You will find this on the web-site with many […]

Welcome To The Diocese Of Kokstad

Bishop Xolelo T KumaloAs 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