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Sixth Sunday
Readings for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Daily Missal page 823
Sunday Missal page 327

Mass times for the week
Monday 13 February 08h00 -
Tuesday 14 February 08h00 -
Wednesday 15 February 08h00 -
Thursday 16 February 08h00 -
Friday 17 February 07h40 -
Saturday 18 February 08h00
Sunday 19 February 07h30, 10h00 & 15h00 (Zulu/Sotho) -
Special intentions for the week
Prayer List For The Week
Duncan Todd, Colin Paulsen, Ashleigh da Silva, Mike McGrath, Sue Ransome, Stephen Waidelich, Liam & Sharon Peskin, Christine Stirling, Peter McLoughlin, Robert Mc Clean, Walter Aab, Jonah Rice, Jannick Kuypers, June Wentzel, Stella Kobrowisky, Tom Scott, Anne de Witt, Tina Richa, Helen Bolger, Tony Ravenhill, Churchill Ebersey, Rob Broad, Paul Williams, Ramiques Aniako, Brian Reidy, Sonja Moodie, Kim Stone, Augusto Pereira, Chris O'Connor, Ellen Mela, Carolynn Masia, Aksel Field, Lindy Hill, Lesley Zingel, Vivian Urban, Peter Kosmas, Theresa O'Connell, Pierre Kedzierski, Jill Lewis, Beryl Vogel, J P Houdet, and families in our Parish facing hardships and those undergoing surgery and cancer treatment.

God of wisdom and love, you have sent your Son Jesus to be the light of the world, and continue to send your Holy Spirit among us to guide us into the way of truth. Open our hearts to your word and let us ponder your actions among us. Give us your Spirit of wisdom and knowledge, of understanding and counsel. With Mary, may we rejoice in your gifts, and walk in the way of truth and love. With all your people on earth and in eternity, we ask this prayer through our Lord Jesus Christ, in the unity of your loving Spirit, one holy God, forever and ever. Amen

Duty roster for the week
Ministers of the Eucharist Next Week
18h00 Saturday J Badry Awad, J Brook, Patuel, C Quested & M Santana.
07h30 Sunday C Armstrong, J & M Barbosa, M Couto, C Cremen, P & M Henning, D Munday, C Teichler.
10h00 Sunday K Barrett, T Chikane, M Dale, M Dickeson, B Lawlor, G Masson, Z Nxumalo, S Routier, L Sangweni-Siddo, J van Heerden & L Warinda.
15h00 Sunday J Lesejane.
Home Visits C Armstrong, J & M Barbosa, M Couto, C Cremen, P & M Henning, D Munday, C Teichler & B Winderley (w).
Clinic Visits 1) K Cowley and 2) E Arokiam.

Readers And Commentators In Church Next Weekend
18h00 Saturday S Acquisto & A Sunil. Polycomp: M Brady.
07h30 Sunday M Alho & V Broad.
10h00 Sunday C Dean & M Jarvis. Polycomp: K Caselli Thomson.
15h00 Sunday L Mapheelle.

Next Sunday
Flowers In The Church C Quested.
Children's Liturgy R & S Conybeare.
CWL Tea Roster M Bomvana, R Walton & C Quested.
Parish diary
Sunday 12 February
11h00 Tea with the CWL.

Monday 13 February
19h00 Knights of da Gama LE meeting in the Parish Centre.

Tuesday 14 February
10h00 Rosary - all welcome.

Wednesday 15 February
08h30 Holy hour and reflections ending with Benediction.
08h30 Women of Grace meeting in the Parish Centre.
18h00 Knights of d Gama meeting in the Parish Centre.
18h45 Youth Alpha in the Catechetics Centre. Theme: Why did Jesus die?
19h00 Alpha in the Emmaus Hall. Theme "How can we have faith?"

Thursday 16 February
18h30 St Vincent de Paul meeting in the Parish Centre.
19h00 PPC meeting in the Parish Office.
19h00 RCIA in the Emmaus Hall.

Friday 17 February
10h00 Senior Parishioners Mass followed by tea in the Emmaus Centre.

Saturday 18 February
08h30 Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion morning of reflection in the Emmaus Centre.
09h00 Marriage Course Meeting in the Parish Centre.
09h00 Spred meeting in the Catechetics Centre.

Upcoming Events
18 February
Brescia House School Grade 8 2018 Entrance and Scholarship examinations take place on Saturday 18 February from 8 am. to 12 noon. To register:

24-26 February
The Festival of Flowers, Music & Art from Friday 24th February to Sunday 26th is an invitation to praise God and creation and to contemplate humankind's place in it and the effect our lifestyle has on the world ecology. Free entry. Contact Pam or 011 260 6734 or 072 421 6450.

25 February
Be still and know that I am God - You are invited to a morning workshop on centering prayer and lectio devina on Saturday 25 February in the Parish Centre at 9.30 am. For details contact Errol Barker 082 5585172 or 011 704 4515.

25 February
There will be a Sod-turning Ceremony for the building of the Mother of Mercy Marian Shrine/Pastoral Centre in Magaliesburg on 25 February at 10 am. with Holy Mass celebrated by his Grace, Archbishop Buti Tlhagale OMI, a Mini Marian Pilgrimage and a calvary walk up the mountain. Please see notice board.

Notices for the Week
Parents and Godparents are required to attend pre-baptism talks before the Sacrament is administered. Please contact the Parish Office to book attendance.

6 months' notice is required and the pre-marriage course is compulsory. Couples must make an appointment to see Fr Keith before attending the course. Please note that due to the irreverence and lack of respect shown by wedding photographers and some guests, photography is not permitted during liturgies in the church.

Tax Year deductions for donations made to SVDP - Thanks to our generous donors for past support for service to the poor. We remind any individuals or businesses that wish to claim 2016/2017 tax deductions to donate by 28 February 2017. SVDP is a registered NGO and PBO which issues Section 18a Certificates.

The Pensioners Support Fund Team would like to thank all parishioners and sponsors for their kindness and generosity towards the pensioner fund. We were able to bless 750 families with hampers. A Mass will be said in thanksgiving 26th February.

Parish Directory
The Pastoral Council would like to encourage Parishioners to support one another via our website. We invite all who wish to advertise their services on our site to email a brief description of the service offered and contact details. An annual fee of R500 will be charged for this facility and will be donated to St Vincent De Paul Society.