3rd SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B – 6/7 March 2021
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3rd SUNDAY OF LENT - YEAR B – 06/07 March 2021
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS:
Saturday 06 Mar
BS 17h30 Special intention for Shirene Catterall
Janet Burness R.I.P.
Dorothy Burnill R.I.P.
Sunday 07 Mar
SOTS 07h00 Sr. Angelina Moonilal R.I.P.
BS 09h00 Special intention for Cruz and Maria, and for Jeannine Tyack
BS 17h15 Special intention for Mary-Anne Cannon.
Monday 08 Mar
BS 17h30 Special intention for Sonia and Keith Botha
and for Shirene Catterall.
Tuesday 09 Mar
BS 17h30 Special intention for Jermaine Chettair and for Chantal and Mario Constinao.
Wednesday 10 Mar
BS 08h30 Special intention for Maria, Sandra and Joao Castro.
Special intention for Margie Clarkson.
SOTS 17h30 Michael Power and Henry Howlett R.I.P.
Thursday 11 Mar
BS 08h30 Special intention for Francine de Fleuriot.
Francisco P. Da Silva R.I.P.
For the souls in purgatory.
Friday 12 Mar
BS 06h00 For the souls in purgatory.
SOTS 09h00 Special intention for Kim and Shirene Catterall.
BS 17h30 Special intention for Shirene Catterall.
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.
prior to meeting with Father James.
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.
Adoration Chapel: The Adoration chapel is closed until further notice.
LENTEN CONFESSIONS on Tuesday March 23, from 18h30 to 20h00. There will be a number of confessors available, this is in addition to confession from 16h00 to 17h00 on a Saturday.
R.C.I.A. (Rite for Christian initiation for Adults)
To all those wishing to become Catholic or those Catholics wishing to bolster their faith.
The new R.C.I.A. course commences at 19h00 on Wednesday April 07, 2021, and will run until shortly before Easter 2022.
Please contact Fr. James during office hours on 031 564 7587.
CATECHISM, CONFIRMATION, EDGE & LIFETEEN lessons have resumed. If you have not registered, please contact Deacon Mike URGENTLY on 0823715547 so that your child can be included as soon as possible into the programmmes. Every school-going child in the parish should be attending parish religious formation.
THE YEAR OF THE EUCHARIST. In celebration of the Year of the Eucharist, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the church at Blessed Sacrament every Friday afternoon from 16h00 – 17h00 (with the exception of public holidays) until September 12, 2021.
PARISH COLLECTION Contributions may also be made by EFT to the Parish of the Blessed Sacrament, First National Bank, account no: 50844547792, branch code 22 14 26.
BISHOPS’ LENTEN APPEAL. A second collection will be taken during Lent for the Bishops’ Lenten Appeal. Collection boxes are at the doors of the church, EFT’s can also be made into their account:- Lenten Appeal, FNB 250655, account no: 62046901981. Visit the website – www.lentappeal.org
MARRIAGE HELP Retrouvaille has helped tens of thousands of couples at all stages of disillusionment in their marriage. This programme can help you too, for confidential information please contact Peter and Maire 082 850 0500/ 074 134 7335.
NAZARETH HOUSE offers accommodation for frail care, palliative care, assisted care and independent living. For enquiries contact: Francesca Joseph on (031) 261 2207
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 pandemic, 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, and health, strength and courage to doctors, nurses and other health-care workers.
We ask this in your Holy name. Amen.