Bulletin - Easter Sunday Cycle C



Easter Sunday, 2022. Divine Office Proper Psalter


Parish of the Blessed Sacrament


Blessed Sacrament Church,

2 Newport Avenue, Virginia.

Star of the Sea Church,

13 Park Drive, uMhlanga Rocks.


Phone:031 564 7587

email: office@blessedsacrament.co.za

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Office hours: Monday - Friday: 08h00 - 16h00

Website: www.blessedsacrament.co.za


Parish Clergy:

Parish priest: Fr. James Ralston O.M.I. fr.james@blessedsacrament.co.za

Assistant: Fr. Derrick Butt O.M.I. fr.derrick@blessedsacrament.co.za

Deacons: Dc. Mike O’Neill formation@blessedsacrament.co.za

Dc. Noel Pistorius (retired)


Mass times:

Blessed Sacrament:

Monday, Tuesday & Friday - 17h30

Wednesday & Thursday - 08h30

Saturday - 17h30

Sunday - 09h00 & 17h15

Public holidays - 08h30


Star of the Sea:

Wednesday - 17h30

Friday - 09h00

Sunday - 07h00


Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Blessed Sacrament: Saturday - 16h00 - 17h00 or by appointment

Star of the Sea: First Friday of the month after Mass or by appointment

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Mass times and intentions April 16/22, 2022.


Blessed Sacrament


Holy Saturday 18h30

Special intention of Kiara de Rose.

For the repose of the soul of Alex McAlery.


Easter Sunday 09h00

Special intention of Maria and Cruz.

For the repose of the souls of Johonney Maistry,

Kelly Dalgleish, E.B. Rafik, Chris Ndlela,

Alec McAlery and Alex McAlery.


Monday 08h30

(Acts 2:14,22-33; Psalm 16:1-2,5,7-11; Matthew 28:8-15.)

Gabriel da Lima RIP.

Alec McAlery RIP.


Tuesday 17h30

(Acts 2:36-41; Psalm 33: 4-5,18-20,22; John 20:11-18.)

For vocations to the priesthood and religious life.


Wednesday 08h30

(Acts 3:1-10; Psalm 105:1-4,6-9; Luke 24:13-35.)

Special intentions of the CWL Ladies

Angela and Lorenzo Gallino RIP.


Thursday 08h30

(Acts 3:11-26; Psalm 8:2,5-9; Luke 24:35-48.)

Ermelinda and Raffaele RIP.


Friday 17h30

(Acts 4:1-12; Psalm 118:1-2,22-27; John 21:1-14.)

A special intention.

Concettina and Maria RIP.


Star of the Sea


Holy Saturday 18h30

Oblate Provincial’s intentions.


Easter Sunday

07h00

For deceased Oblates.

09h00

For all volunteers and benefactors of the parish.


Wednesday 17h30

(Acts 3:1-10; Psalm 105:1-4,6-9; Luke 24:13-35.)

Michael Power R.I.P.

Henry Howlett R.I.P.


Friday 09h00

(Acts 4:1-12; Psalm 118:1-2.4,22-27; John 21:1-14.)

Special intention of Kim.


Information & Notices.


Frs Derrick and James take this opportunity to wish all parishioners of Star of the Sea and Blessed Sacrament and their loved ones a blessed and holy Easter season.


The Easter collection will be taken up for the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. The proceeds go toward the education of priests and brothers.


The SVDP intends raising R100 000.00 for their disaster relief fund. The money will be used to purchase food, toiletries and blankets to assist families in Verulam, Phoenix and Ottawa or any other requests that they may receive. Donations: Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, FNB, br. code 250655, ac. no 60079256406, reference Relief Fund


The Catholic Women’s League thanks everyone for their overwhelming generosity in supporting our Easter Hamper raffle. The winners are Carol Van Der Merwe and Sandra Vosloo. The proceeds of the raffle will go towards supporting our various charities.


The new R.C.I.A. programme will commence at 19h00 on Wednesday May 11, 2022, at Blessed Sacrament. This year-long programme is of anyone wishing to become a Catholic, or as a Catholic wish to enhance the knowledge of your faith.


Catechism and Confirmation lessons resume this week at the usual times and venues. We encourage parents to prioritise these times please.


The Guild of Our Lady of Mercy is in desperate need of baby clothes and wool. If you can help, please deliver to the parish office.


Lifeteen thanks all parishioners who kindly donated to their charity projects this Lent. We will be continuing this drive as part of our charity outreach for this year.


Parish collection: In addition to the weekly collection, contributions may also be made by EFT to The Parish of the Blessed Sacrament, First National Bank, account no: 50844547792, branch code 221426. These details, as well as the ZAPPER CODE, are available at the bottom of all Growing Faith posts.


Marriages: An appointment with parish clergy should be made 6 months prior to the marriage. Couples must be registered & active members of the Parish for at least 6 months prior. All couples planning to marry should contact the Engaged Encounter team on dbnbookings@engagedencounter.co.za prior to meeting with Father James.

Funerals: Please contact the parish clergy first before any arrangements are made with the undertaker.

Baptisms: 10h30 Sunday – by appointment only.

Retrouvaille is for marriages that are hurting. To register, please contact Peter and Maire on 0828 500 500 or 074 134 7335 or email durbancoordinators@helpourmarriage.org.

Adoration Chapel at the Blessed Sacrament is open, other than Mass times, from Monday

to Friday 08h00 – 16h00. Compliance with Covid protocols is ESSENTIAL.

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BIBLE READING and CONTACT LINKS


• Todays Bible reading and reflection from the Vatican.

• Parish Banking Details






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