Parish Notices for the Fifth week of Lent, Year A

The Pope’s Prayer Intention for March:

We pray for those who have suffered harm from members of the Church; may they find within the Church herself a concrete response to their pain and suffering .

Bishops’ Lenten Appeal

From Sunday, 05 March 2023 until Sunday, 02 April 2023, there will be a second collection towards The Bishop’s Lenten Appeal.  Purple Envelopes will be available in the pews.

St. Vincent de Paul

The second collection will be taken on Sunday 26th March—Envelopes will be available in the pews.

Trinity Monthly Lectures

This month’s lecture will be on the 26th March at 11am in the Trinity House Hall. The topic is: Safeguarding across Southern Africa”. The Speaker will be Fr. Russell Pollitt SJ Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served after the lecture.

Student Confirmation Class

University students  who wish to be confirmed may join the Confirmation Class on Sunday 26th March at 14h00.  This week’s topic is “How to read scripture like a Catholic”

Penitential Service

In preparation for celebrating the Lord’s Resurrection at Easter, we invite all parishioners to join us for the Lenten Penitential Service on Wednesday, 05 April at 18h30. There will be no confessions on Holy Thursday or Good Friday.

Coffee Table Book

“Called to Serve” A photographic History of the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg book for sale for R300 a copy. Should you want a copy of this book—please contact Tebogo at the office.

Paschal Meal

On Tuesday 04th April at 19h00 we will have the Paschal Meal in the hall.  Packages are as follows: Single Adult (19yrs and above) – R250,  Couple—R450, Family (parents and 2 children below 13 yrs) – R550, extra R50 for an additional child and Children 13 to 18 yrs – R150 . For more info, please contact the parish office.

Seven Last Words

On Friday 31st March, the devotion of the Seven Last Words from the Cross will take place at 18h00. It will include special music for violin and organ, as well as congregational hymns such as ‘Were you there?’ and ‘When I Survey the Wondrous Cross.’ Please join us for this unique, seldom witnessed liturgy.

Prayer Ministry

First Saturday devotions to honour our Virgin Mother’s request for reparations to be made for the sins against her Immaculate Heart. On Saturday 01st April at 09h00 will be followed by Rosary, meditations and an opportunity for confession.