Epiphany of the Lord

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by Fr Dumisani Mazibuko OSM

This Sunday we celebrate the Revelation of Jesus to ALL Nations of the world as their King. It is a Sunday as St Paul says, ‘the mystery has now been revealed’. Today’s Feast therefore is a cause for great joy for all peoples including ourselves in this part of the world. This is our Feast too. It is our Feast because the new born King is not just for the Jews or a select few but for All God’s people. And so we begin our celebration with hearts full of joy and thanksgiving to God our loving Father. Continue reading “Epiphany of the Lord”

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

by Fr Pius Magagula

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A preacher, trying to draw the attention of listeners would always make them take sides. His story would always contain a protagonist and a victim.

A protagonist – an initiator, someone that takes part in a scenario (my translation of the English word). In relation of the story, one would obviously be made, drawn to choose sides.

Coming down to the story, parable of Jesus; we are automatically drawn to condemn the Pharisee.

“This will be a perpetual law for you. On the tenth day of the seventh month you will fast and refrain from work, both citizen and resident alien; for this is the day on which the rite of exploitation will be performed for you to purify you, to purify you before Yahweh from all your sins.” (Leviticus 16:29-30)
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Baptised and sent

By Bishop José Luis IMC

In just two weeks’ time we will be gathering at “Santissima Annunziata” (Our Lady of the Anunciation) for our annual Diocesan Pilgrimage.

The theme of this year is: “Baptised and sent” following Pope Francis’ call to the Church all over the world to celebrate an “Extraordinary Mission Month” next October 2019.

Our Diocese has chosen to celebrate more than a month. Next October we will be launching an “Extraordinary Mission Year” which will last until October 2020.

A novena of preparation to the pilgrimage is now available and can be downloaded in three versions by clicking HERE. Continue reading “Baptised and sent”

Easter Sunday reflection

By: Fr Dumisani Vilakati

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First Reading:  Acts 10: 34a, 37-43
Responsorial Psalm:  Psalm 118
Second Reading:  Col 3:1-4
Gospel:  John 20:1-9

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Alleluia. He is risen! The readings on this Resurrection Sunday emphasise that Jesus is indeed risen and this places certain demands on us the most important being the passing on of this message of joy and hope to peoples everywhere. Alleluia. Continue reading “Easter Sunday reflection”