The Franciscan

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Celebrating St Francis – The Franciscan 1 November 2021

Throughout the month of October we celebrated not only our Patronal Festival but also our Patron Saint, Saint Francis. In this edition of the Franciscan we we share: Farewell tributes to Paul Germond Images from our Patronal festival “Follow me”: Following Jesus the Franciscan way Celebrating our new Confirmands Following Francis  Fundraising at St Francis … Continue reading

Pentecost, A Season of Growth and Mission- Franciscan 29 August 2021

This month we celebrate the 28th Edition of the Franciscan with some exciting content including: An encouraging message from our youth pastor Fabian An heartwarming piece on God’s Invitation, a reflection for Women’s Day Biodiversity and spirituality We bid farewell to some members of our parish that have passed away The youth and parent hike … Continue reading

A Season of Easter- The Franciscan 4 April 2021

Welcome to the first edition of The Franciscan for 2021! In this edition we share: A message of giving thanks from our Rector Paul The Heart of The Matter You Are Loved              Christ Has Risen! And We Are His Community.           Social Concerns and outreach programs  St Francis Financial Position Living Holy and Healthy Relationships … Continue reading

A Season of Christmas- Franciscan 25 December 2020

This month we celebrate the 25th Edition of the Franciscan and have put together a jam packed edition of stories for you to enjoy. In this edition we share: Christmas Reflections from our Rector Paul An overview of the social concerns successful 2020 Christmas Lunch Making a Bequest to St Francis Revd Diana Lawrenson article … Continue reading

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

A Season of Easter – Franciscan April 2020

During this lockdown period where some might not have much to do, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy the latest edition of the Franciscan. In this edition we share: Our Rectors Reflections The members of the new Parish Council A message from the youth group Israel interrupted A recap of ParkViews Some … Continue reading

A Season of Advent – Franciscan Ed 22

Enjoy the December Issue of the Franciscan In this Edition: Rectors Reflections At the end of The Year – A Benediction By John O Donohue Seen and Heard Advent 2019 Advent Market well supported Dung beetles get wind – and some other dirty secrets Another successful golf day tees off Calm, rustic contemplation – a … Continue reading

A Season of Creation: Patronal Festival Edition 21st Ed

Sit Back and enjoy our next edition of the Franciscan In this edition: Rectors Reflections The Essence of St Francis Saint Francis Meditation: My God, My All “Lift Every Voice” Eco-walk in the Wilds Searching for the origins of the Universe: The story of the SKA Dedicated giving: 25 Family appeal Getting to know: Tim … Continue reading

A Season of Pentecost: Franciscan 20th Edition

Welcome to the next edition of the Franciscan for 2019 In this Edition: Rectors Reflections What Do We Hold On To? Cyclone Idai Relief Bronwyn Tucker takes on Spain What does SA’s future hold after the 2019 elections When the trumpets of the Lord shall sound … Getting to know: Cally Tuckey St Francis has … Continue reading

A season of Easter: Franciscan April 2019

We’re excited to publish the first edition of The Franciscan for 2019. In this Edition: Rectors Reflections   St Francis welcomes new members at the Newcomer’s dinner Easter Rising   Children and Youth Ministry: Alive and Moving Waterwise Gardening As Christians we are called to love, February Ad Clerum by Bishop Steve Wine making in South … Continue reading

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