SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION – YEAR A
1st Reading: Acts 1:1-11. Resp. Psalm: Ps 47:2-3.6-9. ℟: God has gone up with shouts of joy. The Lord goes up with trumpet blast.
2nd Reading: Ephesians 1:17-23. Gospel acclamation: Go and make disciples of all nations, says the Lord; I am with you always, to the close of the age. Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20.
CANCELLATION OF WEEKDAY MASSES: There will be no Mass at Villa Maria on Tuesday 30 May and Wednesday 31 May. Alternatively you can attend the Masses at Nazareth House or the lunchtime Masses at the Cathedral.
TEA TIME: On Sunday, 21st May after the 10h00 Mass in the Parish Hall.
AFRICA DAY MASS: We celebrate a special Africa Day Mass on Pentecost Sunday (28 May) at 10h00 at the Cathedral. Please come in traditional attire to celebrate the diversity of our community.
RCIA: The new RCIA classes will start on Sunday (Pentecost), 28 May 2023 at 09h00 in the parish hall.
NAZARETH SISTERS’ FINAL PROFESSION: on Wednesday 31 May at 10h00. There will be no 07h00 Mass at Nazareth House that morning.
RENOVATIONS OF THE CATHEDRAL: Besides the external paint job, the roof, some roof trusses, and gutters of the Cathedral need to be replaced within the next few months. If you have any fundraising suggestions please speak to a member of the finance council (Michael Baker, Cardmore Chiro, Angela Klement, Rose Chalackal or Michelle Perry).