Reflection on the 3rd Sunday of Lent

by Fr M Makama

The law-giving by Moses is one of the important milestones in the history of the covenant people. Because it consists of ten commandments this body of law is sometimes referred to as the Decalogue. The commandments mirror the shema in Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Just as the shema is an injunction to the people of God in two parts: Love of God and Love of others, so is the Decalogue. Its contains precepts which refer to God (Exodus 20:1-11) and those which refer primarily to one’s fellow Israelites (Exodus 20:12-17).

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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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Pope Francis releases 2018 Lenten message


Author: Pope Francis

2018 Lenten Message of His Holiness Pope Francis
“Because of the increase of iniquity, the love of many will grow cold” (Mt 24:12)

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Once again, the Pasch of the Lord draws near! In our preparation for Easter, God in his providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a “sacramental sign of our conversion”.[1] Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life. Continue reading “Pope Francis releases 2018 Lenten message”

St Egidio: Back to school party

 By Ayanda Nkambule

The Sant’Egidio Community in Swaziland had a back to School party for the back to the School of peace children- that is children between the ages 6- 12. A total of 47 children attended.

During this, two children were acknowledged for the grade 7 results. Lethu and Nosihle both got first class passes hence they were congratulated for their achievements.

Overall it was a good day. Special thanks to the Mater Dolorosa Church PPC for their support and the Parishioners for their donations.

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