Family Matters

PATRONS AND MARY, QUEEN AND PATRONESS

PATRONS AND MARY, QUEEN AND PATRONESS

 Feastday transferred from 15 August to Sunday 21 August. What is the significance of patrons or patronesses in the church and society today?  Are they to be seen as good guys or bad guys? Wikipedia describes patronage as the support, encouragement, privilege, or...

THE WOMEN IN ONE’S LIFE

THE WOMEN IN ONE’S LIFE

In South Africa 9 August has become a very important day.  Dare I say for the wrong reasons, i.e. gender-based violence, rather than celebrating and honouring women in our families and society.   Much of the violence against women and girls too in fact...

2022 AUGUST OVERVIEW

2022 AUGUST OVERVIEW

AUGUST OVERVIEW.   God looked on his creation and was pleased.  Particularly good was the ability for creation to evolve through its reproductive capability.  Because of the special attributes of humans,  including free will, human sexuality...