Author Archive | SAFCEI

Food, glorious food

By Louisa Feiter Lazy summer afternoon braai’s, succulent roast with vegetables, spicy rice dishes or curries, freshly made chapattis, naan and roti’s, fish fresh from the harbour, summer salads and juicy summer fruit; these are tastes that we all anticipate eagerly and look forward to sharing with family and friends this December. But as our […]

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Sacred sounds

By Louisa Feiter Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let Earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare Him room, And Heaven and nature sing And Heaven and nature sing, And Heaven, and Heaven and nature sing. Joy to the world, the Saviour reigns! Let men their songs employ; While fields and floods, […]

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More than a special gift

By Louisa Feiter And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2: 11 Frankincense and myrrh are most often associated with Christianity, as […]

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Cape Climate March

SAFCEI joined the very successful #CapeClimateMarch yesterday, which took place in the city centre of Cape Town. Together with our faith leader puppets we marched in the heat – which was quite apt, considering why we were marching – to parliament where a petition was handed over symbolically to Helen Zille, Patricia de Lille and Tina […]

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COP21: HUMANITY’S LAST-CHANCE SALOON

29 November 2015 Statement from Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and the Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu COP21 is not just about the weather; it is a unique opportunity for the world’s leaders to address global inequity. It is an opportunity for powerful people and nations to acknowledge that their environmental well-being, their security and sustainability, is dependent […]

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Global pilgrimage, treading lightly is possible

28 November 2015: Paris By Lydia Mogano The President’s security declaration has caused a major shift in civil society’s mobilisation for climate justice, making it even more complex for us to raise our voices. Nonetheless we people of faith still had a fantastic opportunity to join with thousands of people who were praying, walking and cycling […]

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