First Reading: Jeremiah 38:4-6.8-10

Resp. Psalm: Ps  40

Second reading: Hebrews 12:1-4

Gospel Acclamation:  My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they fellow me.

Gospel: Luke 12:49-53


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL:  The Nominations period for the election of  the new three-year term of the PPC has elapsed.  All 21 nominees will be contacted and asked to submit some info for the poster display.


PFC FINANCE COUNCI:  The following parishioners have been appointed to serve on the PFC for the next three years:  Michael Arendse, Michael Baker, Rose Chalackal, Cardmore Chiro, Angela Klement, and Michelle Perry (co-opted).  These appointments come into effect on 15 August 2022.  We thank the outgoing PFC (Michelle Perry, Mmaki Jantjies, Peter Foley, and Ian Mitchell) for their generous and long service to the parish.


SOLEMNITY OF THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY:  For pastoral reasons this celebration has been transferred from the 15th of August to the following Sunday (21 August) in Southern Africa.


DONATIONS/PLANNED GIVING/TITHES:  We are thankful to all those who are contributing weekly to the collection.  Please prayerfully consider making a donation or joining the Planned Giving instead to help us budget.  Banking details: St Marys Cathedral, Standard Bank, Account number: 071 564 780.

WEDDINGS:  Please note that the rules of the Archdiocese require a mini of six months” notice to be given to your parish priest (Fr Dominic) before getting married.


BAPTISMS:  The next baptism of infants will take place on Saturday 29 October 2022.


RITE OF CHRISTIAN INTIATION OB ADULTS (RCIA):  Congratulations to those that completed their RCIA programme and received the sacraments of initiation last Sunday.  The next RCIA will start in Advent.


ZIMBABWEAN MASS: On Sunday 21 August at 12 noon at the Cathedral.


Fr Dominic is currently away to supply on the island of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic until 19 September with limited internet access.  Please contact the office or presbytery directly.


Auxiliary Bishop em. Reginald Cawcutt RIP. * 25/10/1938 +05/08/2022

His Requiem Mass will take place on Wednesday 17/08/2022 at 11h00 at OLHC Lansdowne.


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