Divine Renovation Conferences in South Africa

The Divine Renovation Ministry was birthed out of  Fr. Mallon’s real parish renewal experiences.  Together  with the team at Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax, Canada, he transformed their parish into a vibrant community of missionary disciples. Today, the ministry with its events, books, coaching, and resources inspires and equips leaders around the world so that they can move their parish from maintenance to mission.

At the heart of the Divine Renovation game plan is Alpha, and for the first time ever, Alpha Africa, together with Catholic leaders in South Africa, hosted the Divine Renovation Conferences in the country in August 2018.

The events, held in the cities of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town attracted about 1000 delegates across the three cities. These were made up of 150 catholic clergy, including two archbishops, three bishops, and  over 800 lay leaders from across South Africa. There were also key representatives from dioceses in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe.


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The Book

Divine Renovation — Maintenance To Mission, is largely based on the book, Divine Renovation. We recommend you read it in advance to get the most out of the event.

Divine Renovation

Divine Renovation Book

Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelization, Fr. James Mallon shares with us the many ways for bringing our parishes to life.

Through humorous and colourful stories, Mallon challenges us to rethink our models of parish life, from membership-based communities to assemblies of disciples of Jesus who proclaim and share the good news with all peoples.

Accessible and engaging, Divine Renovation turns to the Church’s many writings on evangelization and mission so as to articulate practical ways for injecting new life into our parishes.

Pastors and parish ministers will be inspired by this book and turn to it for many years to come.

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Divine Renovation Guidebook

Divine Renovation GuidebookFrom the bestselling author of Divine Renovation comes this essential guide for pastors seeking to build healthy parishes.

Since the release of Fr. James Mallon’s first book, Divine Renovation, pastors and parish leaders from across the globe have been seeking guidance for implementing the principles and foundations of his vision for parish renewal and mission.

Now, for the first time, Mallon offers to us in his newest book, Divine Renovation Guidebook, an engaging and resourceful guide for building healthy and strong mission-oriented parishes.

Divine Renovation Guidebook is a must-have resource for pastors and parish ministry teams everywhere.

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