News Articles and Projects

CLOSING AND OPENING OF NOVITIATE 2018

After a successful Year, our Novitiate closed on 21 July 2018 with our 9 Novices intact. It has been a grateful year with the new Novice Master Fr John Mangwele SAC. We thank God for the completed year and for the grace he gave to them. Another year of Novitiate...

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DELEGATURE ASSEMBLY 2018

Our Annual Assembly this year was from 3 to 5 July 2018. It was a very cold period in Queenstown and especially in Pallotti Farm. The conferees in the farm tried to keep us as warm as they can with gas heaters and the rest of the warmth came from the joy of being...

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Fr Johannes Rankel SAC RIP

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Matthew 28:19 In the Frail Care Section of the Mission House in Limburg, in the late afternoon of 12 January 2018, the staff were taken by...

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Opening of Novitiate 2017

OPENINING OF NOVITIATE 2017/2018   On 1 August 2017 our canonical novitiate was re-opened in Pallotti Farm, Queenstown, after 3 years of suspension of this venue for canonical novitiate. It was a graceful event which was attended by a number of confreres in...

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Good Shepherd Kitchen: Our Beloved Project

Good Shepherd soup kitchen service was started in 2006 by Brother Herman Michels SAC. He used his personal funding and the help from his benefactors in Germany to feed 300 children in Thembalethu; a poverty stricken location of George in South Africa. A place marked...

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The St Joseph Delegature 2016 – 2017

St Jospehs’ Delegature is part of Heart of Jesus Province Germany/Austra. Our Delegature is in South Africa. During this time in our Delegature we are 20 final professed, 10 temporal professed and 5 going for Novitiate. We have 2 from South Africa who started...

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50 years in South Africa!

On a Monday morning, the 26th of September 1962, the “Pendennis”, a well-known mail boat of the Union Castle Line, docked in Cape Town harbour with five Pallottine missionaries on board. They were the Fathers Franz Baumann, Karl Frings and Rudolf Köble together with...

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Rest in Peace – Fr Ludwig Brunner

The 77 years old Fr. Brunner was born in Germany on the 24th of August 1939. From an early age he had expressed his desire to become a servant of the Lord in his vineyard. After basic schooling, he acquired a qualification as an electrician at the same time, he joined...

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