SACBC Ikhanya News Catholic Church Organises Renewal Seminar For Priests. Support Your Priests to Attend

Catholic Church Organises Renewal Seminar For Priests. Support Your Priests to Attend


RENEWAL SEMINAR FOR SACBC RELIGIOUS AND DIOCESANS PRIESTS SACBC Department for the formation of the Clergy has organised a Two Weeks Renewal Seminar for all SACBC Priests.  All the people of God are requested to support their Priests financially to attend this Spiritual Renewal. The experience is opened for all the Priests, both Religious and Diocesans. Make your priest aware of this opportunity and encourage him to talk to the Bishop  or  his Superior. Go through the whole information to see all the logistics. Support your Priest to Renew the Spirit of serving you by Relaxing and Reflecting upon his vocation.

 Relax, Reflect, and Be Renewed


From 4.00pm Sunday 27 May to 9.00am Friday 8 June

 WEEK ONE: 27 May – 1 June 2018 Bishop Thaddeus Kumalo:    Challenges of Parish Life Fr Hugh Lagan SMA:    Leadership for a Changing Church  WEEK TWO:        4 June – 8 June 2018  Fr Sylvester David OMI: Praying the Scriptures Fr Emmanuel Grant: Parish Conversion through Alpha and Divine: Renovation Project FREE WEEKENDSaturday 2 June, Sunday 3 June                                             The group decides how they will spend the weekend.

Arrival: Evening of 27 May

            Departure: Morning of 8th June

            Participants:  Diocesan and Religious priests ordained over 5 years

Number: At least one from each diocese, at least 5 years ordained

Cost:    R4680 per participant (R390 per day for 12 days)

Note the cost covers accommodation only. Other expenses will come from our Ongoing Formation Account at Khanya House. If a Religious Priest is attending, the Congregation would be responsible for the accommodation costs.

The Facilitators are:

First Week:      Bishop T. Kumalo and Fr. Hugh Lagan SMA Second Week: Fr. Sylvester David OMI and Fr. Grant Emmanuel The finances for the Renewal are being organized from the Finance Department of the Conference. Please sent the R4,680 for each priest to the following account:

Name:  Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference

Bank: Nedbank:  Branch Code 160-445

Account Number: 160 478 1130

To help identify the sender, please something like “Coolock and Name of Diocese” on the deposit notice.  Note that the Renewal is for both Diocesan and Religious Priests ordained five years and above.  Bookings are to made with the SACBC Secretary General Tel. 012 323 6458 or Email: 


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