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The Blessing of

Our Lady of Fatima statues

St Theresa’s Primary School,

Welcome Estate, Cape Town.




             Brothers Donal Sweeney and Anstey Kay (OFM Cap)




11th October 2016


CELEBRATION with Br. Didacus McGrath on occasion of his 87th birthday on 11th October 2016, with Brothers, Holy Cross Sisters, Parishioners, Staff and Carers of Custody and Parish office, and Staff and Pupils of St Theresa's Primary School, and many well-wishers.












The 60th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood of FR. DIDACUS McGRATH was on 10 May2016. 


A Mass concelebrated with Capuchin Brothers Fr Odilo Mroso (Capuchin Superior), Fr. Donal Sweeney  (St Theresa’s parish priest) and Fr. Anstey Kay (assistant parish priest, St Theresa’s) was held on Pentecost Sunday at St Theresa’s , Welcome Estate. 


Thank you to Theresa Louw for the photographs













The Ordination of Br Anstey Kay to the Priesthood took place at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Parow, on 11th December 2015.

Fr. Anstey, having been vested as a priest, kneels before Archbishop Stephen Brislin,  and promises obedience to the Local Ordinary and his Religious Superior.









On Monday 12th October, Fr. Kees Thönissen OFM Cap, graduated as Doctor of Theology (DTH) at UNISA in Pretoria.
His thesis is entitled "Foundations for Spirituality: A'Hermeneutic of Reform' for a Church facing crises inspired by Francis of Assisi".
Fr. Kees is at present based at Padre Pio Spirituality-Retreat Centre in Pretoria.
He is also the director of the Damietta Peace Initiative, a Pan-African peacebuilding enterprise.



                                          Br Sean Cahill attended the graduation ceremony and capping of Br Kees.




   Br Sean Cahill  27 May 2015 

                                        on the 50th Anniversary of  his Ordination .

            Photo: Br. Sean  holding Papal Blessing on the occasion of his Golden Jubliee on 27th May 2015





Br Thomas Noël Winston    RIP

                                 18 December 1937   -   07 August 2015