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Church Unusual, Sunday, 13 September 2020

My dear Franciscans What a joy it is to be back in Johannesburg after two and a bit weeks of being away.  And how strange it was to travel, and be in different places after 6 months of lockdown.  I have returned rested and well, looking forward to seeing you all again in the different … Continue reading

Church Unusual, Sunday 30 August 2020

My dear Franciscans Please find the attached Pew Leaflet, Liturgy sheet and Children’s church lesson for Sunday. Blessings from all of us at the Parish office Please join us, once again, at 8:30 am forChurch Unusual – Live from St Francis Church Unusual – Liturgy – August 2020 (2) 20200830 Pew Leaflet THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER … Continue reading

Church Unusual, Sunday 23 August

My dear Franciscans Please find the attached Pew Leaflet, Liturgy sheet and Children’s church lesson for Sunday. Blessings from all of us at the Parish office Please join us, once again, at 8:30 am forChurch Unusual – Live from St Francis https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt35PbtR_ZhmeLxXjQ3EIBg Church Unusual – Liturgy – August 2020 (1) Childrens Lesson 23 Aug 2020 … Continue reading

Monthly Eco Focus: Saving water

August is the month of compassion and as the ECO Group we ask you all to stretch your thoughts and actions to showing compassion to our environment. Our monthly ECO Focus for August is on saving our essential resource – Water.  Felicity Kitchin has researched and put together this excellent short article on how to … Continue reading

Church Unusual 2 August 2020

My dear Franciscans Today is the last day of July, the 126th day of lockdown.  And we are together! We are intact as a community.  We have learnt much about ourselves, our community and new ways of growing our common life together.  And we have, willy nilly, become part of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.  So many changes … Continue reading

Church Unusual 19 July 2020

My dear Franciscans In my sermon last week I spoke of the transformative power of gratitude.  Each morning since, I have consciously made the decision to try and live the day with an attitude of gratitude to God. On two of the days – Monday and Wednesday – I was able to carry thankfulness through most … Continue reading

Church Unusual – Sunday 12 July 2020

My dear Franciscans All of us, I am sure, are now deeply aware of how close the coronavirus is with the Gauteng infection rate spiraling and a number of us with family and loved ones infected.  I’m sure we have many questions.  Dr Tim Wilson, our Resident Covid-19 Advisor, will be holding his second Covid Discussion … Continue reading

Church Unusual 5 July 2020

My fellow Franciscans We are into July … Wow! … and our journey in uncharted waters continues, a journey without a clear destination. In this time of uncertainty Abraham can be a powerful example to us. Over and over again God called him to go on a journey “to a place that I will show … Continue reading

JAEI July 2020 Environmental Prayer Diary

Click on the link below to download the JAEI July 2020 Environmental Prayer Diary The purpose of this Prayer Diary is to provide subjects for your reflection and prayer as the Spirit moves you

A Season of our Youth – Franciscan 16 June 2020

We invite you to grab a nice hot cup of coffee and enjoy our very first youth edition of the Franciscan. On this youth day as we remember the protests that took place across the country known as the Soweto uprising of 1976, we also remember the current struggles of our youth today during these … Continue reading

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