On this Heritage day 2021 Bishop Holiday urges us to pray for peace and harmony, appreciating the uniqueness of our cultures210926 Heritage Day Message
OURS IS TO COME IN AND SUPPORT THE VISION OF THE BISHOP, PRAY FOR THE BISHOP AND PRAY FOR OUR PRIESTS“I, as the Bishop, don’t have a job without you”… …that it is the reason the laity partakes in...
BISHOP HOLIDAY URGES CATHOLICS TO USE THEIR CONSCIENCE WHEN MAKING DECISIONS REGARDING REGULATIONS AND VACCINES210213 Way Forward and Vaccines “I have been very impressed by the Parish Communities keeping these instructions. All for...
SACBC President Bishop Sithembele Sipuka during the launch of SACBC Pastoral Plan in Soweto, JohannesburgIn today’s first reading God’s chosen people of Israel, who represent the whole of humanity are on their journey...
SACBC Pastoral Plan Launch; Challenge to live our faith in action continues, by Bishop Kevin Dowling before processionREFLECTIONS ON THE 2 PASTORAL PLANS Our Catholic Church, the People of God, is a living faith community, called to bring...
Welcome Message by Bishop Emeritus Peter Holiday
Welcome to this website.
It is my hope that we will inform you and provide you with the information you seek about this local Catholic Church in the Free State Province of South Africa
The Diocesan Pastoral Plan is “Celebrating our Faith in Marriage and Family Life”.
The information on this website is an overview of our pastoral outreach as the Catholic Church in serving God’s people so that they may encounter the God of love.
Right Reverend Bishop Emeritus Peter Holiday
Ordained Bishop of Kroonstad 25 June 2011
Resigned from his responsibilities 12 December 2022
Until 1924 this territory formed part of the Kimberley Vicariate. By a decree dated 26 November 1923, the Sacred Congregation de Propaganda Fide erected the northern half of the Orange Free State into a Prefecture and entrusted its care to the German Province of the Holy Ghost Fathers.
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