St. Anne’s as Sowers of Hope

Above: St. Anne’s group members posing for a group photo with the CCJP Coordinator

by Musa Dlamini

“Women a critical component in peace building” – St. Anne’s as Sowers of Hope

The Catholic Commission for Justice & Peace (CCJP) continues to strengthen the structures of the Church. On Saturday, 11th August 2018, the commission had a presentation on conflict prevention, management, resolution and transformation (PMRT), at the Catholic Centre – Manzini Eswatini. This was during the St Anne’s Annual Conference (Our Lady of the Assumption Parish – OLOA). This year’s theme was; St Anne’ as sowers of hope. A total of 37 St. Anne’ group members were reached. Read more

International Day of the Sick

by Musa Dlamini

The International Day of the Sick is celebrated on the 11th of February annually, this year the day fell on a Sunday and it was celebrated at St Peter and Paul Parish at Kwaluseni, Matsapha Swaziland.

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in collaboration with St Peter and Paul organised the wonderful event which was honoured by the Honorable Minister of Health Senator Sibongile Ndlela-Simelane, WHO Representative Dr. Tigest, the local member of parliament honorable Mr. Mkhosi Dlamini, senior Government officials amongst others.

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JPIC & Catholic Social Teaching

By Musa Dlamini

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) is a three year programme implemented by the Catholic Diocese of Manzini (Swaziland).

The programme is one of many projects implemented by Caritas Swaziland.

The programme is supported by funds from Misereor and CAFOD provides technical assistance. The programme is being implemented in the seventeen (17) parishes of the Diocese of Manzini. It targets both Catholics and non – Catholics. Read more

Bishop Zwane Memorial Lecture

By Musa Dlamini

The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) under the auspices of Caritas Swaziland hosted the Bishop Zwane memorial lecture on the 29th April 2017, at the Our Lady of Assumption church in Manzini. The memorial lecture was graced by circa 1200 guests, among them which included His Lordship Bishop Jose Luis Ponce de Leon of the Diocese of Manzini , Parish priests, Religious groups, the Mayor of Manzini, the family of the late Bishop Mandlenkhosi , Members of the Diplomatic Corp, The Council of Churches, the Press, Caritas staff, Congregants and the general public. Read more

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