The Thought for the Day

Physical hunger is unmistakable and urgent. The deeper hungers of the heart are also urgent but can take a while to recognise. Deep down, for what do I really hunger and thirst?

Prayer

You alone can satisfy the hungry heart, Lord God, and may we make ours the words of the Gospel, “Sir, give us this bread always.”  Through Christ our Lord.

 

The Divine Office – Week II


THE PAROCHIAL NOTICES

  • LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTIONS

Collections                   R 7 821, 10   Planned Giving                  R 6 310, 00  

Southern Cross          R    100, 00            

Thank you most sincerely for your generosity!

 

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS A SECOND COLLECTION THIS WEEKEND – OPUS SANCTI PETRI  
  • IN THE SOUTHERN CROSS – How to understand the Transfiguration; Bishops slam taxi murders; Why new Turin Shroud ‘study’ is nonsense; Rosary Priest’s long SA Tour recalled; Must we still fast before Communion? Editorial – How we should mark Women’s Day.
  • Springfield Convent School in Wynberg seeks to employ a CARETAKERfor its beautiful facilities on its large campus.  Please see the notice on the parish noticeboard for details. The closing date for applications is 27 August.

Please note that if it is your intention to get married in the Catholic Church, you need to give the Church at least six months notice of your intent to get married.  Please contact the Cathedral office to set up an appointment with one of the Cathedral clergy to complete the Pre-Nuptial Enquiry.

 

The Banns of Marriage

 25 August at 10h00       Josphat Benhura & Pauline Makato                        Convalidation

21 September at 16h00   André Dietrichsen & Lee-Anne Fredericks

20 October at 14h00      Garth Smith & Natalie Choto

20 October at 15h00      Nicholas Hayes & Stephanie Joubert

02 November at 14h30   Alberto-Maria Bernadi & Sonia Ramautar              Convalidation

03 November at 12h00   David Madlala & Jodi Gordon

24 November at 11h00   Miles Arendse & Candice Cornelissen

24 November at 12h00   Brendan Shunmugan & Lauren Page

 

THE PRAYER FOR RAIN

 

O God, in whom we live and move,  and have our being,  grant us sufficient rain, 

so that being supplied with what sustains us in this present life, we may seek more confidently what sustains us for eternity. 

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever.  Amen.

 

PLEASE NOTE THE FORTHCOMING EVENTS

11th August at 11h00    Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Luigi Benigni and Diaconate Ordination of Mr Joseph Chimfwembe at Corpus

Christi Catholic Church, Wynberg.

12th August at 10h00    The Sacrament of Confirmation  

17th August                   5th Anniversary of Ordination – Fr. Celestine Okekeofojebe 

18th August at 09h30    Gathering for Catholic Health Carers within the Archdiocese of Cape Town at Nazareth House, Vredehoek.  Registration

begins at 09h30 and Holy Mass at 10h00. Guest speaker is Lynette Petersen from the Legion of Mary and an AGM will be held to elect a new Committee.

18th August at 19h15    Music and Organ Recital by Mikyle Adams and friends featuring works by Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn, Wesley and Stanford.

18th & 19th August         THE SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION – Patroness of South Africa (Transferred from 15th August)

 19th August at 14h30         ARCHDIOCESAN CELEBRATION OF THE ASSUMPTION at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Lansdowne.

Presided over by Archbishop Stephen Brislin.

 

20th Aug – 21st Sept       Father Rohan will be on his annual leave.

 

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