2019 Retreat at Jacobs Well

2019 Retreat at Jacobs Well

Botha’s Hill Convent, set on a ridge of the Valley of 1000 Hills, was built in 1970 for the retired sisters from St Augustine’s Hospital in Durban and St Anne’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg. The sisters lived and prayed here infusing the house with a sense of peace...
The Foundresses Set Sail

The Foundresses Set Sail

1891 DU SAMEDI 3 OCTOBRE — N˚40 (Translation from an old journal) Dieppe – Monday, September 28, at 12.45 a friendly crowd attended the departure of the ocean liner from Dieppe to Newhaven. It was rumoured in Dieppe that a group of Sisters, Augustinian...
From the writings of Saint Augustine

From the writings of Saint Augustine

On love: Love separates the saints from the world by making them of one mind living under the same roof. (Tr. on John76, 2) There can be no separation of love.  Choose for yourself what you will love and all the rest will follow…  No one may make one love an excuse...
Treasure in Earthen Vessels

Treasure in Earthen Vessels

It is not ourselves we preach, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.  For God who said, “let light shine out of darkness” has shone in our hearts, that we in turn might make known the glory of God shining on the face of Christ. THIS...