2020 Maryvale 26th Sunday OT

Parish Bulletin


Fr Tony has resumed public masses at Maryvale.  A reminder of mass times:


Weekday Morning Mass – Mon to Sat 07h00 / 7am Weekday Evening Mass – Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 18h00 / 6pm


Weekend Mass       –    Sat 17h30 / 5:30pm      Sun 08h00 / 10h00 / 17h30


The Parish office is managed by Mrs Bernadette Kock and is open Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 16h00


Deacon Fusi Khumalo is working at Maryvale until his ordination on 19th December 2020.



Vatican Reaffirms, Clarifies Church Teachings On Euthanasia and End-Of-Life Care


Taken from https://www.scross.co.za/2020/09/vatican-reaffirms-clarifies-church-teachings-on-euthanasia-and-end-of-life-care/


With the legalisation of assisted suicide and euthanasia in many countries, and questions concerning what is morally permissible regarding end-of-life care, the Vatican’s doctrinal office released a 25-page letter offering “a moral and practical clarification” on the care of vulnerable patients.


“The church is convinced of the necessity to reaffirm as definitive teaching that euthanasia is a crime against human life because, in this act, one chooses directly to cause the death of another innocent human being,” the document said.


Titled, “‘Samaritanus bonus,’ on the Care of Persons in the Critical and Terminal Phases of Life,” the letter by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was approved by Pope Francis in June, and released to the public on September 22.


A new, “systematic pronouncement by the Holy See” was deemed necessary given a growing, global trend in legalising euthanasia and assisted suicide, and changing attitudes and rules that harm the dignity of vulnerable patients, Cardinal Luis Ladaria, congregation prefect, said at a Vatican news conference Sept. 22.


It was also necessary to reaffirm church teaching regarding the administration of the sacraments to and pastoral care of patients who expressly request a medical end to their life, he said.  ………………


Maryvale Parish Notices


The Parish office is managed by Mrs Bernadette Kock and is open Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 16h00


The Southern Cross monthly magazine will be available at Maryvale at the beginning of October for R30.  Please continue to support the Southern Cross by buying a copy each month.


 Maryvale Charismatic Prayer Group is inviting you for Online Fellowship,

Date: Every Tuesday    Time: 19:00 – 20:00

Topic: Various encouraging talks with scriptures.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 893 9889 0504
Passcode: 135023

You may also join by dialing any of the numbers below.:

Dialing from Cape Town
+27 21 426 8190
+27 21 426 8191
+27 87 550 3946
Dialing from JHB
+27 87 551 7702

 We appeal to our parishioners to continue donating to the parish and we suggest that your contributions be paid directly into the Parish Bank Account.  The Parish banking details are as follows:  Bank – Standard Bank     Acc Name – Maryvale Catholic Church     Acc Number – 001832670     Branch = 004105 


A collection will be taken at all weekend masses.


 YOUCAT are working to offer bonus material for children for every question in YOUCAT for Kids to ensure that the content can be learned in an inspiring and entertaining way.  Do use the material available on https://www.youcat.org/bonus-material

 https://www.catholicjhb.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AD-News-Sep-2020.pdf  for the September 2020 AdNews



The Southern Cross monthly magazine will be available at Maryvale at the beginning of October for R30. 





The Angelus

Set an alarm on your phone to remind you to pray at 6am, noon and 6pm. Alternatively, download the Angelus App (set the times that you would like to be reminded in settings):
Angelus App on Android      Praying the Angelus by Magnificat  on iphones


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