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Bulletin Palm Sunday, 6th Sunday of Lent, 2 April

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Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, Cycle A

 

READINGS: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, Cycle A: p. 326 in the Daily Missal and p. 119 in the Sunday Missal.

 

MARRIAGES:  6 months’ notice is required and the marriage preparation course is available both in person or online. Couples must make an appointment to see Fr Keith.

 

BAPTISMS: Parents and Godparents are required to attend the online preparation before the Sacrament is administered.  Please contact the Parish Office to book.

 

SECOND COLLECTION EVERY WEEKEND DURING LENT is for the Bishop’s Lenten Appeal. GOOD FRIDAY collection is for the maintenance of the shrines and churches of the Holy Land. The Stations of the Cross collection is for the works of the Society of St Vincent de Paul.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO: Scott Temple and Ivana Cetinich who recently celebrated their Marriage at our Parish.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO: Mila, daughter of Jesus Alejandro and Genilee Ferreira Chua; Olivia, daughter of Donovan and Melissa Barnard; and Connor, son of Nicole and Gareth Lavery, who were recently Baptized.

 

PARISH DIARY

 

Saturday, 1 April

8.00am Mass 

5.30pm: Mass (Palm Sunday) 

 

Sunday, 2 April

7.30am: Mass (Palm Sunday)

10.00am: Mass (Palm Sunday)

12.00pm: Paschal Meal

3.00pm: Mass (Palm Sunday)

 

Monday, 3 April

8.00am Mass Monday of Holy Week

 

Tuesday, 4 April

8.00am: Mass Tuesday of Holy Week

10.00m: Rosary in the Church

 

Wednesday, 5 April

8.00am: Mass Wed. of Holy Week

8.30am: Holy Hour with Confessions

 

Thursday, 6 April

No Mass on Holy Thursday morning.

7.00pm: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11.00pm

 

Friday, 7 April

10.00am: Stations of the Cross

3.00pm:  Service of the Passion of the Lord

Saturday, 8 April

No Mass and no Sacraments on Holy Saturday morning as the church is mourning the death of Christ.

5.30pm: Easter Vigil

Sunday, 9 April

7.30am: Easter Mass

10.00am: Easter Mass

Please Note: NO 3.00pm Mass today

 

Monday, 10 April

9.00am: Mass for Easter Monday (public holiday)

 

Easter Sunday cake sale after 7.30am and 10.00am Masses next weekend 9 April.

 

The Durban Passion Play: at the Playhouse Drama Theatre in central Durban from  6 – 16 April 2023. 

Tickets R100 (a flat rate) available on Webticket under Durban Passion Play.  

 

The Youth & Young Adults will be leading Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, 7 April, at 10.00am. All are welcome!

 

Abortion Healing: ABORTION affects everyone. Emotional and spiritual wounds of past abortion(s) is a real thing. A RACHEL’S VINEYARD Weekend Retreat will offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment for restoration and healing. Weekend of 19 – 21 May 2023. For more Info and to book, please call: 0785340386

 

Easter Egg Appeal: Help spread the good news of the Resurrection of Jesus the Christ by donating marshmallow Easter eggs to destitute children. The charity organisations of Caritas will distribute the eggs on your behalf with a message of hope in each box. Please drop off Easter eggs into the collection boxes in the foyer of the Church at weekends Masses, or the Parish Office during office hours. Thanks to all who have contributed.

 

 

Church Banking Details

Account name: 

BRYANSTON CATHOLIC CHURCH

Bank:   STANDARD BANK

Account no.: 02 339 042 5         

Branch:  FOURWAYS 

Code:   009953

 

Snapscan: Scan this QR Code to make your donation.  Enter the amount you want to pay.  Confirm payment with your 4-digit PIN. 

 

VOCATION REFLECTION:

Blest are they who come in the name of the Lord! Am I being called to proclaim Jesus as a priest, deacon, brother, or sister? (Matthew 21:1-11)

 

PRAYER FOR SOUTHERN AFRICA:

Merciful Father,

send forth your Spirit upon us the people of Southern Africa. May we hear anew the voice of Jesus Christ, inviting us to walk with him across the turbulent waters of our time: “Courage, it is I. Do not be afraid.” By the grace of the Holy Spirit empower us to bring comfort to the restless, hope to those who despair, healing to victims of violence, and reconciliation where there is division. May the Holy Spirit heal our families and communities. Grant us ethical and courageous leaders who put the good of the people before their own interest. We ask for your grace to guide us to speak the truth with courage, to act justly in all we do, to share with those in need and always and everywhere to respect your gift of life as we strive to proclaim the values of the Kingdom, in solidarity with all people of goodwill. We ask this through Christ Our Lord.  

Amen.

 

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