Thought for the day
The (extra)ordinary experience of “everyday” love is itself a sacrament. As such, it mediates the love of God and gives us both an experience and a language by which we make speak of God, God who is love itself.
Open our eyes to recognise you at the heart of the “everyday” love which sustains and inspires us: whoever lives in love, lives in God and God in them!
THE PAROCHIAL NOTICES
LAST WEEKEND’S FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Collections R 9 747, 80 Planned Giving R 3 577, 77
Southern Cross R 90, 50
Thank you most sincerely for your generosity!
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.
PLEASE NOTE THE FORTHCOMING EVENTS
19th & 20th January Address to the Parish Regarding the Parish Finances. This will take place at the end of all the weekend Masses. We request all parishioners please to remain after the final hymn.
27th January Catechist Sunday – Recommissioning of Catechists
01st February Holy Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral at 13h10 to mark the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act by Parliament on 01st February 1997.
03rd February Catechists Fundraising after the 10h00 Holy Mass
BAPTISMS AT THE 10h00 Holy Mass. Parents and guardians must please register their children for baptism by contacting any of the Cathedral Clergy. Baptism Instruction Class is on Thursday 31st January at 19h00.
07th February DUE TO THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS AND THE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT, PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CATHEDRAL, CATHEDRAL OFFICE AND THE CHANCERY WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE DAY.
09th February We, the Schoenstatt Family Branch, invite you to follow the pilgrim pathway of your marriage together – A Marriage Camino. The fifteen stations shed light on your path through life with all its ups and downs and encourage you to strengthen your marriage. Our hope is that you enter into dialogue with each other and get onto the track of what grows and supports your love. Time: 09:00 to 16:30 Place: Schoenstatt, Constantia Main Road, Constantia. Cost: R50 per family (All inclusive). Bring walking shoes and a picnic lunch.
Your children will be under the close supervision of child-minders and kept busy with activities while you, as husband and wife, walk together through Schoenstatt’s beautiful grounds.
We look forward to seeing you there. Advance registration is essential. Marcel Barry 083 454 2209 firstname.lastname@example.org or Kathleen Barry on 082 462 1178 or 021 715 2119 or
23rd February An Introductory Session for anyone interested in Discerning for the Priesthood or Religious Life or maybe just curious about what such a vocation might entail. The venue is the Chancery (Cathedral Place), behind the Cathedral and it will be from 10h00 until 12h30.
ALPHA & OMEGA HEALING SEMINAR: Venue: Durbanville Catholic Church. Date: Friday, 25th to Sunday, 27th January. This healing seminar focuses on God’s love and His call today through Jesus’ End of Times messenger, Fernanda de Sequeira. The Alpha & Omega Mission prayer team led by Charles Pritchard, will be sharing messages, offering teachings and testimonies on how to combat evil and be filled with God’s love, peace and tranquillity. Priests will be available to hear Confessions, while a Family Tree Healing Mass and prayer overs will be led by exorcist priest, Rev Fr Colin Bowes. Bookings: Message 066 3006 123.