Parish Notices for the week of the Ascension of the Lord, Year A

The Pope’s Prayer Intention for May:

We pray that Church movements and groups may rediscover their mission of evangelisation each day, placing their own charisms at the service of needs in the world.

Student Confirmation Class

University students who wish to be confirmed may join the Confirmation Class on Sunday 21st May at 14h00.  This week’s topic is “The Sacraments of mission: holy orders and marriage”

University of Johannesburg Mass on Campus

The Exams Mass for UJ will be held on Campus on the 21st May at the UJ Experimental Theatre, SRC Offices at 12h00.

ExtraOrdinary Ministers of Holy Communion

The next training for all those who wish to be extraordinary ministers of holy communion will be on the 20th May at 10am and 21st May at 08h30 and 11h00.

St. Vincent de Paul

The second collection will be taken on the 28th May —envelopes will be in the pews. The SSVP would like to convey their deepest gratitude for your generosity!


Rite of acceptance into the order of catechumens will take place on Sunday 28th May on the solemnity of Pentecost. Register by emailing the RCIA instructor on

Archdiocesan Meeting of Families ‘23

The Archdiocesan Meeting Of Families, headed by the Youth Department in collaboration with Evangelisation and Marriage & Family Life, has been instituted as the main annual youth month event, it will be on the 24 June 2023 at Bosco Centre, Walkerville. Cost per person is R50, parishioners who are interested can contact the parish for registration.


For all parishioners wishing to baptise their babies, please fill in this form  , the parish will then contact you to set an appointment with Fr. Bruce .  The next baptism class is on the 15th July and baptism on the 22nd July.

Trinity Monthly Lectures

Trinity Monthly Lectures is an ongoing formation series of lectures which will be on the 4th Sunday of each month. This month’s lecture will be on the 28th May at 11am in the Trinity House Hall. The topic is: “Is Our Planet a Trash Dump? Pope Francis’ message on a sustainable future by Martin van Nierop—MD  at Gondwana Environmental Solutions . Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served after the lecture.

Jesuit Institute of South Africa ~ 2023 Winter Living Theology

The Jesuit Institute of South Africa will host the 2023 Winter Living Theology led by Fr. David Neuhaus SJ and this year’s theme is “The Bible: Best-Seller of all Times”. The Johannesburg session is between the 05—07 Sept 2023 at Lumko Retreat Centre, cost per person is R1 950 including lunch and 3 lectures per day. See notice board for more information.