Our Lent program for 2019 is Lent Course developed in the Diocese in 2011 called People of the Way. St Francis followed the Course in 2012 and we are doing it again nine years later. Why People of the Way? In Mark’s gospel, Jesus is on his way to Jerusalem from the moment of his … Continue reading
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
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
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
The Easter edition of The Franciscan has just been published and, as usual, has lots of news and photos for your reading and interest. Click here to see the full edition. This edition includes: An interview with Canon Cynthia Botha; Archbishop Thabo Makgoba’s pastoral letter on same-sex unions; News of the upcoming annual golf day; Pancakes … Continue reading
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This Sunday 22nd February – Lent 1 Sunday Duties: To see if you are on duty click here. Please notify the parish office if you are unable to do a duty. If possible arrange with some else to do your duty but please still notify the parish office. Readings: The lectionary readings for this Sunday 22nd February 2015: Genesis … Continue reading