Mariannhill Monastery, Pinetown

Contents 1 Mariannhill Monastery, Pinetown – a brief history 2 Abbot Francis Pfanner 3 Mariannhill under Abbot Francis 1882-1892 4 Mariannhill under Abbot Amandus 1893-1900 5 Mariannhill under Abbot Gerard Wolpert 6 Mariannhill Church 7 St. Francis College 8 Pius Seminary 9 St Mary’s Hospital 10 Sources Mariannhill Monastery, Pinetown – a brief history Mariannhill … Read more

St Wendolin’s: 1945-1996

Contents 1 History of St. Wendolin’s: 1945-1996. 1.1 Post War Mariannhill 1.2 Marianhill Health Board 1.3 Bantu Education Act 1954 1.4 Group Areas Act 1957-1967 1.5 Housing 1.6 Labour Strikes 1971-1974 1.7 Pinetown Community Council 1.8 Creches 1.9 Forced Removals 1.10 Unrest at St. Wendolin’s 1980s 1.11 Suspension of Services 1.12 Upgrading of Facilities 1991- … Read more

Nazareth Temples

Nazareth Baptist Church (Shembe) have temples where people gather to worship and pray. Their worship day is on Saturday they call it Sabbath. It is also a place where anyone with a problem  can come to deliver it to God in order to be solved. Nazareth temples are built on the mountains, because the King Mvimbeni … Read more

St Wendolin’s: 1914-1945

Contents 1 History of St Wendolin’s: 1914-1945 1.1 First World War 1914-1918 1.2 Spanish Influenza Epidemic 1918-1919 1.3 Cultural Conflict 1.4 Peoples Bank and Agricultural Show 1.5 Land Act 1913 and Freehold Titles 1.6 Storm of October, 1939 1.7 Education 1928-1961 1.8 Priests at St. Wendolin’s Church 1.9 Second World War 1939-1945 1.10 References History of St Wendolin’s: … Read more

St Wendolin’s: 1882-1914

Contents 1 Founding of Mariannhill Monastry 2 Mariannhill School 3 Chief Manzini’s Land Request 4 St Wendolin’s – First Outstation- 1895 5 Mariannhill Christian Villages 6 Settler Opposition to Mariannhill Villages 7 St Wendolin’s Church 1896  8 Tenant Contracts 9 Religious Missionaries of Mariannhill 10 References Founding of Mariannhill Monastry Father Francis Pfanner, an Austrian … Read more

Ubuntu

Ubuntu, (pronounced|ùbúntú), is an ethic or humanist philosophy focusing on people’s allegiances and relations with each other. The word has its origin in the Bantu languages of Southern Africa. Ubuntu is seen as a traditional African concept. Contents 1 Meaning 2 Change in South Africa 3 Zimbabwe 4 Rwanda and Burundi 5 Uganda and Tanzania … Read more