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ParkViews 12 April 2018: “Nguni and other Cows”

The next ParkViews will take place on Thursday 12th April at 18:00 when Prof Este van Marle-Koster will talk on: “Nguni and other Cows” Southern Africa is richly endowed with a variety of indigenous livestock breeds which include cattle, sheep and goats. These different breeds and types are well adapted to the large range of … Continue reading

Richest 1% on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030

In connection to one of Paul’s sermons on Seeing with New Eyes, we would like to share the following article found on The Guardian.com The world’s richest 1% are on course to control as much as two-thirds of the world’s wealth by 2030, according to a shocking analysis that has lead to a cross-party call … Continue reading

Remembering Jason Renecke

The plans for the celebration of Jason’s life and mourning his death are as follows: MEMORIAL SERVICE: Wednesday 4th at 7.30 pm Bosmont Congregational Church, 48 Albertina St cnr Pappagai, Bosmont FUNERAL: Saturday 7th at 10.00 am. Funeral Service St Francis, Parkview. Please continue to pray for Jodie and the Botha family and Jason’s family: … Continue reading

The Franciscan – Easter 2018

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St Francis Baroque Music Festival 10-13 May 2018

Click here to download the Full brochure Visit the website for more information www.baroquefestival.co.za THURSDAY 10TH MAY 7:30 PM – APPLE GREEN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Conducted by Tim Roberts, the Apple Green Orchestra will delight in the performance of popular pieces from the Baroque Period as well as some lesser known gems. These include works by Charpentier, Corelli, Handel, … Continue reading

Pew Leaflet – Sunday 25 March, Palm Sunday

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Seeing with new eyes– Dynamics of family in Swazi tradition, Patience Dlamini

My story will reflect on growing up and also raising a family having to consider the two aspects of tradition and religion across the borders. For all the modernisation that has come to Swaziland the people have their old age culture and traditional ceremonies. While other countries in Africa have readily accepted western ways of … Continue reading

Seeing with new Eyes: Sabelo Mbatha

My name is Mthokozisi Sabelo Mbatha and this is my story. I was born on the 12th of March 1976, I was born in Baragwanath Hospital. I was born to Thandi Johanna Mbatha and Thamsaqa Jerold Mbatha. Both my parents were children of migrant labourers. My father was born in Kwa-Nongoma in Kwa-Zulu Natal and … Continue reading

Seeing with new eyes: The Story of Nelisa & Tongai Furusa

We asked each of our kids what their guiding principles are – what they have learnt from us and how they live their lives  and this is what they said, Zoleka (12) plainly said, “Be Yourself” Yemurai (8) said, “Be kind and Respect your elders” and Garikayi (almost 5) said “Eat your Fruit and Vegetables” For both … Continue reading

Seeing St Francis for the First time- Laurel Shiriyapenga

Six months ago, I joined the St Francis family as the new Parish Administrator. I remember telling myself that I was here purely for work and this won’t be my real spiritual home. Little did I know that God had other plans for me.