Pray with the Pope in September

Let the youth work General Intention: That opportunities for education and employment may increase for all young people. Live by example Missionary Intention: That catechists may give witness by living in a way consistent with the faith they proclaim.

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The Joy of a Pilgrimage within SA

‘We are pilgrims on a journey, we are travellers on the road; we are here to help each other walk the mile and bear the load.” These are the words of the second verse of the modern hymn “The Servant Song”.

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Vatican II Opened up the Bible

Today is Bible Sunday. To mark the day and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the closing of Vatican II, Fr BONAVENTURE HINWOOD OFM looks at how the Council opened up the Bible, and how this was set in motion by Pope Pius XII.

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Let’s Raise the roof above Jesus

One of the challenges any pastor (in the Catholic sense) faces is enabling and encouraging a community to be a welcome space for all who need to be there. This effort covers not only the familiar and regular parishioners, but also those who need to be part of the Church in a bigger sense.

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Movie Review – Phantom / Vacation

Phantom By John Mulderig, Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) – Set primarily on a Soviet submarine in the midst of the Cold War, writer-director Todd Robinson’s “Phantom” (RCR) pits a crew of seasoned sailors against a handful of the KGB’s most ruthless bad guys. His drama also implicitly contrasts the Christian faith adhered to […]

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Mass Readings: August 30-September 6, 2015

Liturgical Calendar Year B, Weekdays Cycle Year 1 22nd Week, Ordinary time Sunday August 30 Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8, Psalms 15:2-5, James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Monday August 31 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, Psalms 96:1, 3-5, 11-13, Luke 4:16-30 Tuesday September 1 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11, Psalms 27:1, 4, 13-14, Luke 4:31-37 Wednesday September […]

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