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Fr. Matthew Charlesworth, S.J.

Welcome to this website. I am currently missioned to work at the Jesuit Institute and contribute to Spotlight.Africa, and care for the Jesuit Community in Johannesburg.


Offering my blindness Daily offering Published on 16 Jun 2019 A person holding their glasses in front of them

Lord I offer you my blindness. May your light shine on my life and illuminate areas I don’t wish to see.  

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School violence is but a symptom — It was a matter of time

Violence now permeates most facets of our lives, including schools and homes, where people should feel safe. Recent fatal incidents of violence in schools prompt Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu to look at the uncurbed and developing grammar of violence.

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Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed to lead the Oblate School of Theology in the USA. He will be the first African to hold the top post at the US institution. Matthew Charlesworth SJ spoke to him ahead of his move to the USA to take up this important work. Fr Sylvester David OMI has been appointed President of the Oblate School of Theology (OST) in San Antonio, Texas, USA. David, at present the Vicar General of the Archdiocese […]

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