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2019 24th Sunday Ordinary Time Year C

2019 24th Sunday Ordinary Time Year C

  Pope's homily at Mass in Maputo Quote from the Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis,  Votive Mass for the Progress of PeoplesMaputo, Zimpeto Stadium  Friday, 6 September 2019  “Love one another”, Jesus tells us.  Paul translates this as “clothe yourselves with...

2019 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time Year C

2019 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time Year C

  ‘God Loves You; Rest in His Embrace’ – Heart of Pope’s Message at Interfaith Youth Gathering in Mozambique  Warns Against Resignation & Anxiety, Calling Them ‘Great Enemies of Life’  SEPTEMBER 05, 2019 19:46DEBORAH CASTELLANO LUBOV  “Let me leave you with...

22nd SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME Year C

22nd SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME Year C

  The Confessions of Saint Augustine, bishop   O Eternal Truth, true love and beloved eternity  Urged to reflect upon myself, I entered under your guidance the innermost places of my being; but only because you had become my helper was I able to do so. I...

2019 21st Sunday Ordinary Time Year C

2019 21st Sunday Ordinary Time Year C

Why We Need the Word of God August 25 will be Bible Sunday. To help us prepare, Br Mike Chalmers CF looks at how Scripture and the Eucharist work together to lead us to Christ. What better way can we prepare for receiving Christ in the Eucharist than to meet him in...

What You Must Know about the Assumption

What You Must Know about the Assumption

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven is the patronal feast of South Africa. On August 15, Catholics around the world mark the feast of the Assumption of Mary — and on Sunday, South African Catholics have a second opportunity to celebrate the country’s patronal feast as in our region it is transferred to the nearest following Sunday.

Teach a Woman a Secret

Teach a Woman a Secret

THE CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE MARYVALE Teach a Woman a Secret is a fund raising event. This is the innovation of one of our ladies Mathabo Pebane in conjunction with her team. A brief overview of the CWL The objective of the CWL, as envisaged in our constitution, is,...

19th Sunday of Ordinary time Year C

19th Sunday of Ordinary time Year C

The Real Presence Theodore of Mopsuestia [Church Father] “When [Christ] gave the bread he did not say, ‘This is the symbol of my body,’ but, ‘This is my body.’ In the same way, when he gave the cup of his blood he did not say, ‘This is the symbol of my blood,’ but,...

18th Sunday of Ordinary time Year C

18th Sunday of Ordinary time Year C

ARCHDIOCESAN SYNOD RENEWAL THEME: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  The Synod of our Archdiocese is an opportunity for representatives of parish leadership to come together to reflect as a Catholic community on our relationship with God, with one another, and with our mission in...

Synod Renewal Theme Reflection Resources

Synod Renewal Theme Reflection Resources

Dear Parish Priests and Synod Champions I am happy to send to you the Reflection Resource Pack for the first of the Synod themes, Renewal. It also contains the summary and the reflection questions for the theme. It now remains to you to lead your parish through a...

16th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year C

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    or    Praying the Angelus by Magnificat  on iphones

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year C

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time: Year C

  Astronauts Found God in Space  I didn’t realise there was a moon-landing Bible verse until my priest mentioned it a few weeks ago. It seems that while returning from the historic first landing on the moon 50 years ago, astronaut Buzz Aldrin took part in a TV...

Good Samaritan Sunday – Sunday 15, Year C

Good Samaritan Sunday – Sunday 15, Year C

Who is my neighbour? I have some friends, Malcolm and Michelle, who I met when we were neighbours, living on farms near Magaliesburg. They are lovely people, and I am very fond of them.  They are by no means wealthy, and those days they ran a business doing...