Ruth Coggin

Ruth Coggin has written 79 posts for St Francis of Assisi Parkview

Invitation to St Francis patronal festival

This year, St Francis Parkview celebrates its 90th anniversary. This wonderful occasion will culminate in a celebration this Sunday, 1 October, at our patronal festival, when we will be honoured by the presence of the Bishop of Johannesburg, the Right Revd Steve Moreo who will preach the message and celebrate the Eucharist. On behalf of … Continue reading

St Francis Golf Day – second time round!

Following the cancellation of the first St Francis Golf Day in May, due to unseasonal rain, the annual fundraising event finally took place on Friday 18 August at the Parkview Golf Club. On a typically cool but clear winter weather, golfers spent an enjoyable day on these beautiful greens, followed by the prize giving ceremony … Continue reading

Dealing with the storms of life

As part of the month of compassion (August), various speakers have been invited to share their stories of compassion with the parish during the services. SUE JORDAAN, a lay minister at St Francis’, shared her story with the congregation on 13 August. Here is the full text of her message: “In today’s readings from the … Continue reading

It’s time….

It’s nearly time to tee off for the annual St Francis Golf Day, to raise funds for our outreach programme. Watch our page for photos through the day.

The Franciscan – Easter edition

Click on the photo below to download the latest edition, or click here to open an online version for reading.

Palm Sunday procession through Parkview

St Francis Rector, Revd Paul Germond, flanked by Church Wardens Theo Coggin (left) and Patience Dlamini (right, partially obscured) follow Server Clementine Nishimwe at the head of the Palm Sunday Procession along the main road of Parkview today. You can listen to Paul’s Palm Sunday sermon here: http://bit.ly/2nuDPGZ

Christingle Carol Service

Letter from Bishop Steve re Wits General Assembly

The Bishop of Johannesburg, Bishop Steve Moreo, has issued the following letter to the Diocese. Please read and respond to his call where appropriate.  Click on the letter to see the full detail.

E-Franciscan 29 September 2016

Invitation to the institution of our new Rector

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