Author: Tamar SC

79 Years for Fr Sean Bailey!

Catholic Women’s League members at St Francis Xavier parish in Bluff, Durban, celebrated Fr Sean Bailey’s 79th birthday with him and his fellow priests. The CWL also presented the priests with new sheets and...

Mass Readings: 20 October – 27 October, 2019

Liturgical Calendar Year C – Weekdays Cycle Year 1 Sunday October 20, 29th Sunday of the Year Exodus 17:8-13, Psalm 121:1-8, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2, Luke 18:1-8 Monday October 21 Romans 4:20-25, Responsorial psalm Luke...

Baptism by Immersion in Delf!

Three girls from the First Confession group from St Lawrence parish in Delft, Cape Town, received the sacrament of baptism. Fr Billy Coucher administered the baptism by immersion. More Stories: Celebrating First Communion at...

John Henry Newman, Saint – Video

JOHN HENRY NEWMAN, SAINT – Pope Francis canonised St. John Henry Newman and four holy women at a Mass in St. Peter’s Square More Stories: Beloved Friar Known for Cures and Wise Counsel to...

Saint John Henry Newman Prayer

Saint John Henry Newman Prayer May the Lord support us all the day long, Till the shades lengthen and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is...

Cartoon of the Week: The Home Missionary

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 Holy...

Saint John XXIII Feast Day

Pope John XXIII’s feast day is October 11, as opposed to the day of his death, which is June 3. This special feast day is intended as a commemoration of the opening of the...

Mass Readings: 13 October – 20 October, 2019

Liturgical Calendar Year C – Weekdays Cycle Year 1 Sunday October 13, 28th Sunday of the Year 2 Kings 5:14-17, Psalm 98:1-4, 2 Timothy 2:8-13, Luke 17:11-19 Monday October 14, St Callistus Romans 1:1-7,...