THIRTY THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – YEAR A
1st Reading: Proverbs 31:10-13.19-20.30-31. Resp. Psalm: Ps 128:1-5. ℟: Blessed are all who fear the Lord. 2nd Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6. Gospel acclamation: Abide in me, and I in you, says the Lord; he who abides in me bears much fruit,
Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30.
MORTUARY LIST: The Annual Mortuary List for 2024 will be taken up this weekend at all Masses. Saturday-Sunday, 18-19th November. Please hand in your list together with your money offering (recommended minimum donation R100). Lists and envelopes are available at the entrance marked “Mortuary List”.
ZIM. COMMUNITY – SIMON PETER GUILD: On Sunday, 19th November at the 12h00 the Youth Simon Peter Guild will start their celebration with a talk, followed by Mass at 13h00 at the Cathedral.
DECEASED CLERGY MASS: On Thursday, 23 November at St Michael’s Catholic Church, Rondebosch at 11:00 am.
RCIA 2024: The new cycle of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) will start on the First Sunday of Advent (3 December 2023) at 09h00. All those wishing to convert to Catholicism, those adults who have not been confirmed, and all those wanting to learn more about the faith are welcome to attend. Please note that the next cycle will only start in Advent 2024.
SCHOENSTATT GIRLS: Advent is fast approaching and the Schoenstatt Girl’s Youth will be hosting their annual Advent fun day for Girls, aged between 8 and 13 on the 2nd of December at Schoenstatt Constantia. Please see the notice board for further information.
FAITH SHARING FOR ADVENT: Join a group on Sundays; (beginning on 26 November) after the 10h00 Mass in the Parish Hall. Contact Ronald: 083 732 5744. Mondays; (beginning on 27 November) at 10h00 at 14A Deerpark Drive. Contact Margie: 082 461 8607 Mondays; (beginning on 27 November) at 19h00 at 14A Deerpark Drive. Contact Margie: 082 461 8607 Wednesdays; (beginning 29 November) at 10h00 at Nazareth House. Contact Peter: 083 298 2756
INSTAGRAM: The St Mary’s Instagram account has officially been launched.
CONSULATE OF ITALY CT CT: The consulate of Italy will be hosting their Annual Christmas Concert on Friday, 8th December at 18:00 in the Cathedral.