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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.


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Let us really play

When the purpose of sport is reduced to winning and losing, we lose sight of why God has given some among us the athletic gifts to inspire and entertain, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. The beauty of sport is that it has a knack of asking or answering some of the deeper and more philosophical questions faced by humanity over the millennia, questions like: Why do bad things happen to good people? or why do those who don’t even try prosper? The […]

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Documentary by Jesuit Institute premiered: “Homelessness in Jozi”

The Jesuit Institute South Africa premiered a documentary last week on the work of Holy Trinity Catholic Church’s engagement with the homeless. Matthew Charlesworth briefly explains the history of the parish’s engagement with the homeless of the inner-city in Braamfontein. The marvellous and generous work of the students from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand has enabled a partnership between the University and Holy Trinity Church to form Trinity Health Services, a primary healthcare facility […]

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