SJV remembers the late Fr Stanley Setlakala Masilompana

SJV remembers the late Fr Stanley Setlakala Masilompana

It was with great sadness that the Staff and Students received the news that Fr Stanley Masilompana passed away on 13 March after a time of illness. Fr Stanley, from the Archdiocese of Johannesburg, was a visiting lecturer who lectured Canon Law at SJV since 2012. A number of members of staff and students attended […]

Firefighting Workshop

On Tuesday, 25 February 2014, St. John Vianney Seminary organised a one day workshop for firefighters. The workshop was facilitated by an experienced expert from Skills Resource Group. Among the attendees were two formators, namely, Fr. Bongani Mbhele (Dean of Students) and Fr. Nhlanhla Mchunu (General Manager). There was also Ms. Joyce Sibanyoni (Kitchen staff) […]

SJV Officially Inaugurates the New Academic Year!

SJV Officially Inaugurates the New Academic Year!

At a solemn and dignified celebration of Mass in the SJV Chapel on 7 February 2014 at 17h00, the Most Reverend William Slattery, Archbishop of Pretoria, inaugurated the new Academic Year. He was assisted by the President, Fr Molewe Machingoane, the Vice-President, Fr Masilo Selemela, together with Priests on the staff and participating religious communities […]

Missio UK Supports SJV!

Missio UK Supports SJV!

On 22 and 23 March of this year, Monsignor Canon James Cronin, National Director of Missio UK, and his assistant, Mr Danny Curtin, while in South Africa checking on their projects, paid a pastoral visit to St John Vianney Seminary, as we are of course one of the causes which they support. During their stay […]

SJV Honours its “Magnificent 4”!

SJV Honours its “Magnificent 4”!

On 6 November 2013, at a solemn and dignified celebrated of Mass with Archbishop Stephen Brislin, the President of the SACBC presiding, and concelebrated by some 10 Bishops, including Cardinal Wilfred Napier and the Apostolic Nuncio to Southern Africa, Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, and a large number of Priests, the Papal Honour of PRO ECCLESIAE […]

Meeting Pope Francis: A Dream Come True

Meeting Pope Francis: A Dream Come True

The end of June and beginning of July, 2013 was a dream come true for the 10 Seminarians and their Spiritual Father, Fr Jerome Nyathi who found themselves chosen and joining 6000 young people from across the globe for the International Pilgrimage to the Tomb of St Peter, in Rome under the theme ‘I trust […]

Pope Francis’ Address to Seminarians and Novices

Pope Francis’ Address to Seminarians and Novices

On Saturday, 6 July 2013, Pope Francis addressed some 6000 participants, including Seminarians, Novices, and young people on their vocation path, who were taking part in the Year of Faith pilgrimage entitled “I Trust in You” which took place in Rome, 4 – 7 July 2013. In his address Pope Francis encouraged them to make […]