parish – victory park - St Charles Catholic Church

GPS Coordinates 26° 08' 30.3" S and 28° 00' 09.34" E
35 Road No. 3
Victory Park
P O Box 44029
Linden 2104
011 - 782-5417/8
011 - 888-0004
E-mail Address: [email protected]
St Charles Catholic Church Victory Park
Fr. James Ralston O.M.I.
Fr. Bonga Majola O.M.I.
[email protected]
[email protected]
Rev. Deacon Michael Harrington 082 924 8411
(H) 011 888 8494
[email protected]
Rev. Deacon Paddy Maddison
082 879 9728
Sundays: 06:30, 08:00, 10:00, 15:00(Sotho/Zulu), & 17:30
Weekdays: 06:00, 08:00, 17:30; Saturday 08:00 & 18:00
Public Holidays: 08:00
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday: 10:00 – 11:00 & 16:30 – 18:00, or by appointment
The Divine Office:
Morning Prayer: Monday to Saturday at 07:40
Evening Prayer: Monday to Friday at 17:10
Eucharistic Adoration: Monday – Thursday: 16:00 – 21:00
Friday: 08:30 – 21:00
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Sixth Sunday – Year A – February 16, 2014
New Sunday Missal (page 327 )
‘Renew Africa Season 4’ commences on Saturday, March 01. A six week
commitment of 90 minutes per week; to join or for more info contact Penny
St. Vincent de Paul Society – Sandwich making for the poor, from
& Gino 011 886-6488 email [email protected] or on the Renew tag
07:00 to 12:00. Come along and help – we need your hands .
Donations of bread, marge, jam, peanut butter are welcome.
Culture of Life Apostolate - Rosary for Life – recited every 08:30
Valentine’s Breakfast Buffet and Cake Sale after Mass -Buffet R70 per
and Sun. at 07:30. For intentions of the elderly, families, unborn life, ….
adult and R40 per child. Slip and slide and face painting for the kids. Book
tickets after Mass. Bring picnic blanket and umbrellas; for further
Centring Prayer Introductory Workshop - St. Anthony’s Catholic church,
information contact Nicki 082-393-0834.
Coronationville on Sat. March 8, at 9:30-15:30 , Bring and share lunch.
RSVP Jerome 011 287-8232 or Veronica 084 548 2445.
Children’s Liturgy in the chapel during Mass on Saturday 18:00, Sunday
08:00 & 10:00. Contact Rita 011 888 5524. 2-5 year olds in the catechetical
Volunteer teachers needed to teach ABET Levels 1 to 4, basic Maths and
centre during 08:00 & 10:00 Masses. Contact Nicola 082 821 0473.
English, to a group of young people from deprived backgrounds. Tuesday
Children’s Liturgy at Sunday 17:30 Mass – for children from 5-8 years old
evenings from 19:00 until 20:30 in the Catechetical Centre. You don’t have
is run by the De La Salle Holy Cross College Grade 7 pupils.
to be a teacher and don’t have to plan lessons as we have the necessary
workbooks from library Info Services. We try to have one to one teaching if
There is an urgent need for teachers for the Children’s liturgy at the
possible. Your help would be very welcome. Tel. Margaret Forsyth
10:00 Mass. Training is offered and duty is once in six weeks. Tel. Rita
082 853 5785.
083 212 0830 or attend a meeting on Sat 15 Feb. at 08:30 in the Catechetical
May the Lord’s healing hand be on the sick of the parish:
Life Teen –from 18:45–20:15 in the parish hall. All grade 8-11 pupils.
Any queries please contact Claire 079-399-1300. There will NO Life-Night
Sunday February 23 due to the XLT on Tuesday, February 18.
Tuesday, February 18
Life Teen XLT Exult with joy and exalt our King! Join 100’s of
Johannesburg youth at 18:30. International speaker, praise and worship, and
Jesus himself in the Eucharist and Confession. For more information at or Claire 079 399 1300.
Children’s Catechism Classes at 15:30 for Grades 1-7. Tel. Belinda
083 263 2763.
Family of God Community –Series of talks by Mike Mahony until April
01, 2014 in the parish hall at 19:30.This week. Subject: “From Qumraan
Caves to the “ Wastepaper City” of Egypt”… Tel. Mary 082 873 3372,
Marieke 011 402-6400(w) Heather 083 458 1008
Adult Catechism: R.C.I.A. (The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Contact the parish office 011 782-5417 or Gustavo 082 922 7155
Wednesday, February 19
Grupo Carismático de Nossa Senhora de Fatima 4a.-feira: Oracao
e Louvor das 19:30 no saalao de Catequese. Todas benvindos
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul meets at 19:30. New members
welcome. Contact Paul 082 458 3554.
Thursday, February 20
Baptism Preparation: at 19:30, a period of catechetical instruction on
baptism and parenting. Parents and godparents are asked to attend.
To arrange an appointment contact either of the deacons,
Rev. Mike Harrington or Rev. Paddy Maddison on the numbers above.
Centring Prayer at 15:45on Thur. at 12 Shaka Rd. Blackheath. Contact
Veronica 084 548 2445 or Michele 083 288 7395.
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Abraham, Thomas Durrell, Ashwin Desaai, Alex Budevari, Lyn Alport , Joan
Gallimore, Veronica Redivo, Hettie le Roux, Leonard Deysel, Doug Tiffin, Calvin dos
Santos, Gilbert MacDonald, Jeanette Gonsalves, Kim McCusker, Bill Phillips, Jarryd
Solomons, Graham Southey, Rianna de Jesus, Petru Cook, Chad Martin, Alessio de
Souza, Lorraine David, Willie Toweel, Ralph Gray, , Bernadette Hulsenbeck, Fr. Sam
Kataka O.M.I, Sean Turner, Marie Pretorius, Theresa Sawaska, Yanina Olszewska,
Luigi Hofer, Marisa and Natasha de Aguiar, Greg Armstrong, Angela Visnenzo, Basil
Barrett, Marguerite O’Sullivan, Cyril May and all the sick of the parish.
If family members are ill at home or in hospital please inform the
parish office as soon as possible and when they recover, to take
them off the sick list.
May the Lord grant eternal rest to Myra Bosman, Norman Penrith,
Michael Wood, Carlo Talevi
Al-Anon: Thursday 09:45 parish hall meeting room Tel. 086 125 2666
Alateen meets on Saturday 09:30 Tel. 086 125 2666.
Engaged Encounter is a requirement for all couples planning to marry.
Bookings: e-mail Ingeborg Parschau at [email protected] or fax
086 547 5346 (week ends for the first half of 2014)
February 21-23, March 28-30, May 23-25, June 27-29.
Marriage Encounter Tel. Ian 011 793-1653.
Retrouvaille: Marriage Help Register for the next programme beginning
with the weekend May 16 to 18, 2014. e-mail [email protected] or call
Ann and Mike Diab 083 339 7692.
C.W.L. Crockery & Cutlery Hiring. Tel Dee 083-395-9080.
Parish Banking Details
Catholic Church, Victory Park, Standard Bank, Northcliff,
Acc.No. 002915103, Branch Code 006305.
Remember to date your cheques ‘2014’