Parish Weekly Bulletin Week 27




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Saturday 03 Oct BS 17h30 John Mawer R.I.P. For deceased Oblates.

Sunday 04 Oct SOTS 07h00 Special intention for Corry Hulsen. BS 09h00 Special intention for Cruz and Maria. For volunteers and benefactors of the parish. BS 17h15 Judith and Natalie Krouse R.I.P.

Monday 05 Oct BS 17h30 Communion service

Tuesday 06 Oct BS 17h30 Louis Jackson R.I.P. Barry Roberts R.I.P.

Wednesday 07 Oct BS 08h30 Henry Howlett and Michael Power R.I.P. SOTS 17h30 Communion service.

Thursday 08 Oct BS 08h30 Barry Roberts R.I.P. Michael and Veronica R.I.P.

Friday 09 Oct SOTS 09h00 Communion service. BS 17h30 Special intention for Kim




MARRIAGES: Appointments with parish clergy 6 months prior to the marriage. Couples must be registered & active members of the Parish for at least 6 months.

ENGAGED ENCOUNTER: for all couples planning to marry contact Laureen Confait on

FUNERALS: See the parish clergy first before any arrangements are made with the undertaker.

BAPTISMS: 10h30 Sunday – by appointment only.

CONFESSIONS: By appointment or 16h00 to 17h00 Saturdays at Blessed Sacrament.09h30. 1st Friday of the month at Star of the Sea.

RETROUVAILLE: For marriages that are hurting. Contact Peter & Maire (in confidence) on 082 8500 500 or or

ADORATION CHAPEL: The Adoration chapel is closed until further notice.

STAR OF THE SEA MASS The Mass on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at Star of the Sea have been cancelled.

FLOWERS ARRANGERS If you have the talent and ability to arrange flowers at both Star of the Sea and/ or Blessed Sacrament please make yourself available. Contact the parish office during office hours.

GRACE CUBES: As a way to raise funds, Edge is selling mealtime grace cubes. They are available with either family or adult in English/Afrikaans prayers for R100.00. A Zulu translation is being prepared. Contact: Mary-Ann 0836313599 or Anita 0836313598.

FINANCIAL PLEDGES In response to Father James’ talk last weekend renewal pledge forms can be collected at the back of the church or downloaded on the Growing Faith website. Parishioners using the envelope system kindly complete a new form so that your envelopes can be prepared for you.

PARISH COLLECTION Collection boxes are at the back of the church, or an EFT can be done to the Parish of the Blessed Sacrament, First National Bank, account no: 50844547792, branch code 22 14 26, or Zapper.


Corona Virus Prayer


Lord Jesus Christ, during your earthly ministry, at your command, the sick were made well. Come to our aid now in the midst of the global spread of the corona virus, that we may experience your healing love.

Give leaders of nations and communities the foresight to act with charity and true concern for the well-being of the people they are meant to serve. Give them the wisdom to invest in long-term solutions that will help prepare for or prevent future outbreaks.

Grant to all peoples the grace to respect the measures suggested that may curtail the spread of this virus.

We ask this in your Holy name. Amen


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ENTRANCE ANTIPHON: Within your will, O Lord, all things are established and there is none that can resist your will. For you have made all things, the heaven and the earth, and all that is held within the circle of heaven; you are the Lord of all.

FIRST READING: Isaiah 5:1-7.


RESPONSE: The vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel.

  1. You brought a vine out of Egypt; you drove out the nations and planted it. It stretched out its branches to the sea; to the River it stretched out its shoots. ℟

  2. Then why have you broken down its walls? It is plucked by all who pass by the way. It is ravaged by the boar of the forest, devoured by the beasts of the field. ℟

  3. God of hosts, turn again, we implore; look down from heaven and see. Visit this vine and protect it, the vine your right hand has planted, the son of man you have claimed for yourself. ℟

  4. And we shall never forsake you again; give us life that we may call upon your name. O Lord God of hosts, bring us back; let your face shine forth, and we shall be saved. ℟

SECOND READING: Philippians 4:6-9.

GOSPEL ACCLAMATION: Alleluia, alleluia! I chose you from the world that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, says the Lord. Alleluia.

GOSPEL: Matthew 21:33-43.

COMMUNION ANTIPHON: The Lord is good to those who hope in him, to the soul that seeks him.


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