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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 on the Feast of St Joseph Daily offering Published on 19 Mar 2019 A carpenters work bench with tools

Heavenly Father, as I begin this day in honour of Saint Joseph, husband of Mary, help me to imitate his gentle care for others and silent witness to your love. Grant me the grace to live the Gospel with my whole heart, my whole soul, my whole mind and my whole strength. I offer you this day.  

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I support zero-tolerance for sexual abuse, says SA bishop

Bishop Sithembele Sipuka recently travelled to Rome to attend the meeting on 'The Protection of Minors in the Church' called by Pope Francis. In this exclusive interview with spotlight.africa he shared how listening to the victims of abuse brought tears to his eyes. He says that victims need to be put first. The bishop, who is also president of the local episcopal conference, says that he believes in a zero-tolerance approach to abuse. And, he assures us that guilty priests and bishops in southern Africa will be held accountable. By Russell Pollitt SJ.

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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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