Retired Bishop Setlalekgosi Still Preaching

Catholic-Emeritus Bishop Setlalekgosi.Pic.Kagiso Onkatswitse
Catholic-Emeritus Bishop Setlalekgosi.Pic.Kagiso Onkatswitse

It would seem there is no such thing as retirement in the Roman Catholic. The life of Botswana’s 88-year-old Bishop Setlalekgosi who retired in 2009, is still characterised by pastoring a church, delivering sermons, Sunday after Sunday.

He even serves as some kind of research officer for his successor, Bishop Valentine Seane, who asks him from time to time to do research work for him.

That is the picture that came out as I met the retired bishop at his retirement home at Kgale Siding, St Joseph’s.

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