We have planned a fun-filled day for all the families , of all shapes, sizes and ages in the parish. There will be just one parish mass at 9.00am and the fun then starts at 10.30am until in the afternoon. There will be a wide variety of food stalls; a Tea Garden (with love … [Read more…]

Coming late to Mass

Have you noticed how coming late to mass impacts on so many aspects of your growth as a member of the Eucharistic Community ?  The Liturgy committee agreed to address this situation and offer some thoughts on the matter. Why is coming late a problem?   At the outset let us say that it is not … [Read more…]

Photos of Paschal Supper

The Paschal Supper which was hosted by the Charismatic Group  and led by Bernadette Chellew  on Tuesday 17th April ( coinciding  with the second day of the Jewish Passover) was very successful. More than 120 people attended and had the opportunity to appreciate how much of the mass as we know it is rooted in the … [Read more…]

Call for Prayer for the Elections

Our Justice and Peace Group has invited the Independent Electoral Commission to conduct a workshop on Voter Education in the Parish Centre on Saturday 12th April  from 14h00-16h00. Our behaviour as responsible and informed citizens is one of the ways we contribute to Social Justice, which is one of the core aspects of our Parish … [Read more…]

Eucharistic Adoration

 We are very fortunate in Maryvale to have an Adoration Chapel.  Sometimes it appears that it is a treasure that is not fully appreciated as there are a number of times where there is no-one in attendance.  An access card is available from the Parish office and individuals are encouraged to apply for one and … [Read more…]

2nd Sunday of Lent – Year A

2nd. Sunday of Lent -Year A. Commentary Theme for this Sunday: “The Vocation Of Abraham And The Christian.” Have you ever been totally disorientated not knowing which way to go? It is not a pleasant experience. What about those who have lost their spiritual way? They, too, are bewildered and are searching for a way … [Read more…]