Culture

COMMISSION FOR CULTURE Mandate The Commission for Culture is at the service of the Dioceses in the promotion of matters of inculturation, healing and training within the territories of the Conference Function
  •  The official respondent of the Conference to the relevant Congregations and Councils of the Holy See and to related bodies of other Episcopal Conferences;
  • Explores with priests, religious and laity the deeper issues of inculturation especially within the scope of the Department, viz. Catechetics and Liturgy;
  • Fosters and brings about healing and reconciliation in the different spheres of society with special focus on the family;
  • Relates sensitively to the varying social contexts within the territory whether rural, urban or informal;
  • Promotes cultural research and develops programmes at the request of the Conference and in co-operation with diocesan bodies.
Membership The Commission consists of the following:
  • the Episcopal Chairperson of the Department for Christian Formation, Liturgy and Culture;
  • the Episcopal Vice-Chairperson of the same Department;
  • the third Episcopal Member of the same Department
  • the Coordinating Secretary of the Department
  • the Secretary of the Commission
  • co-opted members who have expertise in cultural and inter-cultural matters, who have been appointed by the Commission as consultants.
Coordinating Secretary: Sr Phuthunywa Siyali HC 129 Main Street, Waterkloof – Pretoria P.O. Box 941 Pretoria 0001 Tel: 012 323 6458 Email Address:csiyali@sacbc.org.za

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