St John Vianney Seminary NPC is officially registered with the South African Department of Education as a Private Higher Education Institution in terms of section 54(1)(c) of the Higher Education Act, 1997 and Regulation 16(4)(a) to offer the following approved higher education programmes at 179 Main Street, Waterkloof, Pretoria, 0181, Pretoria, South Africa

1) Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (3 years):

Students enrol in the 3-year philosophy programme, leading to the degree Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy). Students registering for this Degree programme must have proficiency in academic English and have obtained a Senior Matriculation Exemption or its equivalent (with a minimum of 25 points).

2) Bachelor of Theology (4 years):

This 4 and a half year programme is the normal programme for all those preparing for priestly ordination in the Catholic Church. As a prerequisite for entering this programme, students need to have successfully gone through a philosophy programme of at least two years.

 

 

OFFICERS OF THE SEMINARY

The Academic Dean:

SKHOSANA, Thulani Joseph Joel Rev. Fr. – Dip in Philosophy, BST and SSL (PBI) [Rome]

E-mail: academicdean@sjv.ac.za

 

The Registrar:

MABOEA, Sello Rev. Fr. – STB (PUU), STL (KULeuven)

Email: registrar@sjv.ac.za

 

Head of Department (HOD) – Philosophy:

KHOZA, Stanley Bangizwe. Rev. Fr. – STB (PUU), Dip. Social studies (Oxon), BA Hons (Unisa), B.Phii, MA Phil, M. Phil (KuLeuven)

Email: hod.philosophy@sjv.ac.za

 

Head of Department (HOD) – Theology:

MKHWANAZI, Zakheleni Wilbert. Rev.Fr. – C, Phil (PUU), STB (Marianum), Dip.Mariology (Marianum), STL (PUU)

Email: hod.theology@sjv.ac.za

 

Head of Department (HOD) – Pastoral:

ZULU, Francis Sibusiso. Rev. Fr. – SBT [PUU], Bachelor in Missiology, Licentiate in Missiology [PUU]

Email: hod.pastoral@sjv.ac.za

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Most Rev. William Matthew Slattery OFM, Archbishop

Most Rev. Jabulani Adatus Nxumalo OMI, Archbishop

Rt. Rev. Sithembele Anton Sipuka, Bishop

Rt. Rev. Msgr. Marc Alain Felix Maurits De Mûelenaere, Priest

Prof. Celia Ellen Teresa Kourie, Lecturer

Dr. Jan Adrian Van Schoor D’Oliveira, Advocate

 

COMMISSION FOR SEMINARIES:

Rt. Rev. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu OFM Bishop (Chairman) / Grand Chancellor)

Rt. Rev. Xolelo Thaddaeus Kumalo Bishop (1st Vice Chairman)

Most Rev. Archbishop Abel Gabuza Bishop (2nd Vice Chairman)

Rev. Fr. Dr. Masilo John Selemela (St John Vianney Seminary NPC)

Very Rev. Fr. Thomas Plastow SJ (St Francis Xavier Seminary)

Very Rev. Fr. Robert Mphiwe (Secretary)

Rev. Sr. Hermenegild Makoro CPS (General Secretariat-SACBC)

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Rev. Fr. Dr. Masilo John Selemela President

Rev. Fr. Bongani Dominic Mbhele Vice-President

Rev. Fr. Owen Mark Wilcock Financial Administrator

Rev. Fr. Francis Sibusiso Zulu Dean of Students

Mr. John McKay Auditor

Rev. Fr. Patrick Tseko Rakaketsi Associate General Secretary

Mr. Ray Neale Human Resources

Mrs. Teresa Whitson Resource Person

 

RESIDENT MEMBERS OF STAFF AND FORMATORS:

Rev. Fr. Dr. Masilo John Selemela (President)

Rev. Fr. Bongani Dominic Mbhele (Vice-President)

Rev. Fr. Thulani Joseph Joel Skhosana (Academic Dean)

Rev. Fr. Sello Madimetja Maboea (Registrar)

Rev. Fr. Francis Sibusiso Zulu (Dean of Students)

Head of Pastoral Department

Rev. Fr. Zakheleni Mkhwanazi (Head of Theology Department)

Rev. Fr. Bangizwe Khoza (Head of Philosophy Department)

Rev. Fr. Jerome Nyathi (Spiritual Father)

Rev. Fr. Benjamin Sithathu (Health and Safety & Human Resources Manager)

Rev. Fr. Ncedo Siwundla (Liturgy Father)

Rev. Fr. Owen Wilcock (Risk Assessment Administrator & Financial Administrator)

Rev. Fr. Sbongiseni Msomi (Resident Staff Secretary & Communications Officer)

Rev Fr Christopher Mathaha (Formator & Communications Officer)

 

STUDENTS COUNCIL:

Sipho Given Mavimbela -President

Thabang Wellington Shilane -Vice-President

Katleho Christopher Mohapi- Treasurer

Yamkela James Qeqe -Secretary

Jason Matthew Lottering -Academic Representative

Azola Mbeki Vice -Academic Representative

Phindokuhle Miya- Master of Ceremony

Bongani Joel Mativandlela- Sports & Entertainment Coordinator (SECO)

Ngwenya Ziphozakhe John- Transport Master

 

ADMINISTRATION STAFF:

Elizabeth Mlombo- Personal Assistant to the President & Secretary to the Philosophy Department

Lillian Chongo- Secretary to the Academic Dean & Secretary to the Registrar

Anne Burt- Secretary to the Theology Department & Secretary to the Liturgy Father

Tebogo Malaka- Receptionist

 

FINANCE DEPARTMENT STAFF:

Tom Sebastian- Accountant / Bookkeeper

 

LIBRARY STAFF:

Roelna Odendaal- Chief Librarian

Martha Manganye- Library Assistant

Lilian van Staden- Data Capturer

 

HOUSEHOLD STAFF:

Shelly Rasesamola- House Manageress

Lucy Sekgabi- Kitchen Supervisor

Joyce Sibanyoni- Assistant Kitchen Supervisor

Catherine Mangany-i Kitchen

Gladys Moche- Kitchen

Leah Morudi- Kitchen

Margaret Morudi- Kitchen

Annah Motshwene- Cleaner

Magdeline Malaka- Cleaner

Daisy Galane- Cleaner

Mina Makgata- Cleaner

Betty Mabaso- Cleaner

Cynthia Maremenyane- Cleaner

Violet Tshabalala- Laundry

Olga Maakwana- Laundry

Agnes Mohuba- Laundry

Paulina Moatshe- Laundry

 

MAINTENANCE STAFF:

Themba Mnguni- Maintenance Manager

Bethuel Moshidi- Garden

Jacob Bahula- Garden

Alfred Ntsoelengoe- Garden