MASS TIMESSatSundaysMonTueWedThuFri*Public Holiday
CATHEDRAL18:0010:00 & 17:0013:1013:1013:1013:1013:10
VILLA MARIA07:3007:0007:0007:00*08:00
NAZARETH HOUSE09:0008:4507:0007:00*09:00

* On public holidays there will only be one Mass, depending on which day of the week it falls.

CONFESSIONSEvery Saturday from 17:30 – 17:50 at the Cathedral or by appointment.


1st Reading:  Daniel 7:9-10.13-14.  Resp. Psalm:  Ps  97:1-2.5-6.9.  ℟:  The Lord is king, the most high above all the earth.  2nd Reading:  2 Peter 1:16-19. Gospel acclamation: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.  Gospel:  Matthew 17:1-9.

SVP WINTER DRIVE: The SVP is urgently looking for donations of warm second hand clothing, jerseys, jackets scarves, beanies etc. Also second hand blankets. Non-perishable items tinned foods, sugar, coffee, tea, porridge, cup of soup, oil, pasta etc. All goods can be dropped off at the Parish office or the Cathedral.

SECOND COLLECTION:  This weekend second collection for St Peter, the Apostle (Opus) will be taken up at all the Masses. Envelopes are available at the entrance of the church.

SHONA MASS:  Shona Mass is celebrated this weekend, on Sunday 6th August at 12h00 at the Cathedral.

WOMEN’S DAY: Wednesday 9th August is a public holiday and there will only be one Mass in the parish at 08h00 at Villa Maria (in the Schoenstatt shrine). No 13h10 Mass at the Cathedral.

CATECHETICAL FORMATION PROGRAMME (CFP):  On Saturday the 12th August from 09h00 – 13h00 at the Leslie Johnson Centre.

ST MARY’S PRIMARY SCHOOL 160th ANNIVERSARY: This month the school will celebrate its 160th anniversary since its establishment in 1863. We congratulate all learners, parents, and staff.

CATHEDRAL CLEANING: In preparation for the confirmations we will spring-clean the Cathedral on Saturday 19th August at 10h00. I would be grateful if all parishioners could lend a hand in the upkeep of their church.

SNAPSCAN: Seeing that many people do not carry cash (for security reasons) the PFC has decided to register the parish for SnapScan. Contributions towards the Sunday collection (only for the first collection towards the parish) can be made via the app at any time. The QR codes are available at the entrance or on the collection boxes. Alternatively please use the following


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