Farewell Mini-Function For the Servants Of Mary Seminarians

By Maphike Zwane

I would like to share the precious moments, that CWL & representatives of The Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ organisation enjoyed together with the three Servants of Mary seminarians, the St.Josephs Parish priests & the family members on the eve of their departure for Brazil. Continue reading “Farewell Mini-Function For the Servants Of Mary Seminarians”

Gift hamper presentation at St Benedict’s

By Maphike Zwane

February for CWL is dedicated to accompanying & joining our Parish Priests on their outstation visits. We have the pleasure of joining the congregants at Holy Mass & presenting gift hampers to  previously chosen deserving beneficiaries from the community.

The first were St.Peter & Paul( Makholweni )& St. Benedict. We also take advantage to recruit.

May our Parish priests be blessed for  their fatherly support & the ladies for their charitable hearts.

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Reflection on the 1st Sunday of Lent

By Fr Makama

The first reading this Sunday is a part of the Flood narrative (Gen. 9: 8-15) is the climax of a story of human waywardness in sin that begins in Genesis 3. Here the chaos which sin causes is evident in the disharmony it engenders between humans and other creatures (3:15), between male and female (3:16), and between humans and their earthly labours (3:17-18). Continue reading “Reflection on the 1st Sunday of Lent”

What is Lent?

By Fr Wiseman Nkomo

What is lent and why is it important in the lives of Catholics world over?

Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18.

In this Gospel passage Jesus talks to his disciples about Prayer, Almsgiving and Fasting, emphasising the fact that our Faith is not for show off. Show off is for worldly people who live without the hope of the children of God which urges us on to eternal life where all will receive their rewards.

Lent is the forty day period before Easter. It begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday excluding Sundays. Sundays are excluded for the forty days of Lent because it is the day on which Christ arose, making it an inappropriate day to fast and mourn our sins. Continue reading “What is Lent?”