Author: Tamar SC

Mass Readings: 5 April – 12 April, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday April 5, Palm Sunday Isaiah 50:4-7, Psalm 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24, Philippians 2:6-11, Matthew 26:14-27:66 Monday April 6, Holy Week Isaiah 42:1-7, Psalm 27:1-3, 13-14,...

From Our Vaults 60 Years Ago: March 30, 1960

Shock over apartheid massacre Archbishops Denis Hurley and Owen McCann have expressed their shock and concern at the shootings in Sharpeville near Vereeniging and Langa in Cape Town. Archbishop Hurley said there is little...

Loadshedding and Time Travel

The Southern Cross has been publishing cartoons on its back page drawn by Conrad Burke since the early 90s. We have decided to make them available online! Mr Burke is a parishioner at Most...

Mass Readings: 29 March – 5 April, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday March 29, 5th Sunday of Lent Ezekiel 37:12-14, Psalm 130:1-8, Romans 8:8-11, John 11:1-45 Monday March 30 Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62, Psalm 23,...

Cartoon of the Week: Horse Tails

The Southern Cross has been publishing cartoons on its back page drawn by Conrad Burke since the early 90s. We have decided to make them available online! Mr Burke is a parishioner at Most...

Mass Readings: 22 March – 29 March, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday March 22, 4th Sunday of Lent 1 Samuel 16:1, 6-7, 10-13, Psalm 23:1-6, Ephesians 5:8-14, John 9:1-41 Monday March 23 Isaiah 65:17-21, Psalm 30:2,...

From Our Vaults 82 Years Ago: March 16, 1938

Nazi annexation of Austria Following Nazi Germany’s Anschluss, or annexation of Austria, press reports speak of “a grave concern in the Vatican regarding Hitler’s latest coup, since Austria is essentially and traditionally a Catholic...

Mass readings: 15 March – 22 March, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday March 15, 3rd Sunday of Lent Exodus 17:3-7, Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9, Romans 5:1-2, 5-8, John 4:5-42 Monday March 16 2 Kings 5:1-15, Psalm 42:2-3;...