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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.

Environmental Matters, The Ronnie Bin

The awareness of the impact of our modern lifestyle on the environment has never been more in focus than it has been during the past few years.  Hot on the heels of the electricity cuts and the rise of solar energy as an alternative, in 2015/2016 we again began to experience drought conditions and the … Continue reading

Hillary Carmen’s tribute to Ruth Coggin

  Hilary Carman paid the following tribute to Ruth Coggin on her resignation as music director of St Francis of Assisi, Parkview, at a service on 14 January 2018: “We are hard wired for music. Music and the love of music is part of our genetic makeup and is the birthright of us all. Rhythm … Continue reading

St Francis Golf Shirts for Sale

Patronal edition of The Franciscan published

The latest edition of The Franciscan was published yesterday as part of St Francis’ patronal festival. Click on the photo to download a pdf of the magazine, and read all our news, as well as a timeline of St Francis’ 90 year history. You are welcome to leave your comments below.

St Francis Fun Run at the Johannesburg Zoo- 16 September 2017

Bring your grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, friends family, neighbors, teachers and colleagues. Everyone is welcome as we celebrate the life of St Francis of Assisi and spend time with Gods lovely animals!    Join us bright and early on the 16th of September as we welcome Spring with a family 5K Fun Run/Walk at … Continue reading

Vacancy: Parish Administrator

A vacancy exists for a Parish Administrator in the Anglican Parish of St Francis, Parkview, Johannesburg. This vocational position is responsible for the smooth running of the Parish.  The position is a part-time position, but may require working beyond normal working hours at times. A knowledge of the Anglican Church and its liturgy, and membership … Continue reading

Rained out Golf day to Resume 18 August

St Francis of Assisi’s annual Golf Day was postponed on Friday (12 May) when unseasonal rain and electrical storms forced the full field to abandon play. The Golf Day will now be held on Friday, 18 August, thanks to the generosity of the Parkview Golf Club, which agreed to donate the green fees for the … Continue reading

Notices 5 May 2017

50 Days of Moral Action Noon Vigil: Friday 5th May Our Noon Vigil will be held on the Bridge over the M1, between Donald Gordon and Mandela Children’s Hospital and at the Southern end of Oxford Rd. All are most welcome to join us. Please see the attached letter from Bishop Steve below. Passion to … Continue reading

Choral Evensong – 14 May 2017

Sunday 14th May at 17:30 at St Francis Anglican Church, 46 Tyrone Avenue, Parkview Please join us and be inspired by the beautiful music of  Maurice Duruflé, Felix Mendelssohn and Thomas Tallis Evening Prayer or Evensong is a service held in the afternoon or early evening. It is either a completely spoken service or, when … Continue reading

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