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From The Rector’s Desk – 30.06.2019

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. The Lord be with you! One upside about working with youth is that you get a glimpse of what the future has in store for us. One downside about working with youth is that you get a glimpse of what the… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk – 30.06.2019

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From The Rector’s Desk – 21 June 2019

May the Lord our God lead us into all truth and guide us through the darkness of this world into His glorious light. The Lord be with you. As clichéd as this sounds, it's hard to believe that we are already halfway through the year. Reflecting on the time that has passed one notices all… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk – 21 June 2019

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From The Rector’s Desk – 14 June 2019

Grace and truth came through Jesus Christ – The Lord be with you! I have had the wonderful privilege this week of leading three Candidates through their Pre- Ordination Retreat for the Diaconate and am the preacher of the Homily at the Ordination service. It has been a time in which I have been reminded… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk – 14 June 2019

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Faith seeking understanding – Confronting the ‘monarchy of fear’ with spiritual resistance

The following article is very insightful and worth sharing.~Fr. Andrew Manning Just about a year before the 2016 presidential elections, I wrote a column for America magazine titled "Fear is the fuel of demagoguery, but the enemy of Christian discipleship." At the time, I was struck by the overt xenophobia, misogyny, racism and generally disparaging… Continue reading Faith seeking understanding – Confronting the ‘monarchy of fear’ with spiritual resistance

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From The Rector’s Desk, May 5 2019

Christ is risen! This week is an important week in our country, as we go to the polls. We must remember though that we are ambassadors to this land and we are no more of this world than Jesus is. We are sent to bring the Kingdom of God into our communities and live according… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk, May 5 2019

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Holy Week From The Rector’s Desk

It’s not surprising that there are so many books available on the life and times of Jesus the Christ covering His birth, ministry, death and resurrection . And it is not surprising that these books do not exhaust the topic. I pray that over this Holy Week you will deepen your relationship with God and… Continue reading Holy Week From The Rector’s Desk

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From The Rector’s Desk – 13 April 2019

One thing that Palm Sunday always reminds me of is that in life there are always two narratives going on, the one is about what I think is going on, one filled with what I think is grandeur, glory and personal fulfillment, filled with palms and shouts of hosanna and a crowd marching, and the… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk – 13 April 2019

Prayers & Collects · Religious Icons

William Law, Priest, 1761

Special Collect. Eternal God, you called William Law to proclaim your glory, in a life of priestly prayer and pastoral zeal: keep the leaders of your Church faithful to you and bless your people through their ministry; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen More information on William Law

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From The Rector’s Desk 7 April 2019

Greetings in Christ. Two things before I share a reflection that I would like you to meditate on over the next three weeks. One, our Parish is going through a very tough time financially and we at present are not managing to pay all the bills. We are working hard to resolve the problems, but… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk 7 April 2019

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From The Rector’s Desk 31 March 2019

Lent is a time of joining Jesus in the wilderness. As city dwellers it is easy for us to misunderstand wilderness. In the city we tend to think of it as the open spaces up at Hluhluwe, Umfolozi and St Lucia iSimangiliso But in fact wilderness is not just the undeveloped areas of our world,… Continue reading From The Rector’s Desk 31 March 2019