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

1.1 SEMINARY PRESIDENT’S OFFICE:
President (Rector) SELEMELA, Masilo John. Rev. Fr. Dr. rector@sjv.ac.za
Personal Assistant (PA) MLOMBO, Elizabeth. Ms. pa@sjv.ac.za

1.2 ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT:
Academic Dean SKHOSANA, Thulani Joseph Joel. Rev. Fr. academicdean@sjv.ac.za
Registrar | Examination Officer
MABOEA, Sello. Rev. Fr. registrar@sjv.ac.za | examofficer@sjv.ac.za
Secretary CHONGO, Lillian. Ms. aca.deansecretary@sjv.ac.za

1.3 PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT:
Head of Department (HOD) KHOZA, Stanley Bangizwe. Rev. Fr. hod.philosophy@sjv.ac.za
Secretary MLOMBO, Elizabeth. Ms. pa@sjv.ac.za

1.4 THEOLOGY DEPARTMENT:
Head of Department (HOD) | Dean of Students MKHWANAZI, Zakheleni Wilbert. Rev. Fr.
hod.theology@sjv.ac.za | deanofstudents@sjv.ac.za
Secretary BURT Anne. Mrs. secretary@sjv.ac.za

1.5 PASTORAL DEPARTMENT:
Head of Department (HOD)
MATHAHA, Mokone Christopher. Rev. Fr. hod.pastoral@sjv.ac.za
Secretary BURT, Anne. Mrs. secretary@sjv.ac.za

1.6 LIBRARY:
Chief Librarian ODENDAAL, Roelna. Mrs. librarian@sjv.ac.za

SEMINARY STRUCTURE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Association Incorporated under Section 21):
Rt. Rev. Xolelo Thaddaeus Kumalo Bishop
Rt. Rev. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu Bishop
Rt. Rev. Msgr. Dr. 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)
Vacant 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. Fr Hugh O’Conner General Secretariat (SACBC)

FINANCE ADVISORY BOARD:
Rev. Fr. Dr. Masilo John Selemela President
Rev. Fr. Bongani Dominic Mbhele Vice-President
Rev. Fr. Dr. Ricardo Smuts Financial Administrator
Rev. Fr. Zakheleni Mkhwanazi Dean of Students
Mr. John McKay Auditor
Appointment in process 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 / Examination Officer
Rev. Fr. Zakheleni Wilbert Mkhwanazi Dean of Students / Head of Theology Department
Rev. Fr. Christopher Mathaha Head of Pastoral Department
Rev. Fr. Stanley Bangizwe Khoza Head of Philosophy Department
Rev. Fr. Dr. Ricardo Smuts Financial Administrator
Rev. Fr. Dr. Jerome Rono Nyathi Spiritual Father
Rev. Fr. Benjamin Sithathu Health & Safety Administrator / Human Resources Manager

Risk Assessment Administrator
Rev. Fr. Ncedo Wellington Siwundla Liturgy Father
Rev. Fr. Francis Mahubane Resident Staff Secretary / Communications Officer

STUDENTS COUNCIL:
Benedict Bongokuhle Miya President
Mosesenyane Thomas Ribimbi Vice-President
Bongani Johannes Thunza Treasurer
To be elected Secretary
Khulekani Emmanuel Mlanduli Academic Representative
Qetelo Lengoasa Deputy Academic Representative
Kopano Mosala Master of Ceremonies
Sechaba Liphoko Sports & Entertainment Coordinator (SECO)
Lesetla Gabriel Lengoabala Transport Master

ADMINISTRATION:
MLOMBO, Elizabeth. Ms. Personal Assistant (PA) to the President (Rector)
Secretary to the Philosophy Department
CHONGO, Lillian. Ms. Secretary to the Academic Dean | Secretary to the Registrar
BURT, Anne. Mrs. Secretary to the Theology Department
Secretary to the Liturgy Father | Secretary to the Spiritual Father
MALAKA, Tebogo Annie. Ms. Receptionist

FINANCE DEPARTMENT:
***********  Accountant | Bookkeeper

LIBRARY:
ODENDAAL, Roelna. Mrs. Chief Librarian
MANGANYE, Martha. Ms. Library Assistant
VAN STADEN, Lilian. Ms. Data Capturer

HOUSEHOLD STAFF:
RASESAMOLA, Shelly Mrs. House Manageress
SEKGABI, Lucy Mrs. Kitchen Supervisor
SIBANYONI, Joyce Mrs. Assistant Kitchen Supervisor

MAINTENANCE:
*******   Mr. Maintenance Manager