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From the Rector’s Desk – St Mary’s – 30 April 2021

Grace and peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. I am grateful to the small group of people who join me daily at Morning and Evening prayers (on Zoom or WhatsApp). The support of this group and the devotion to our culture of living in a rhythm of prayer is of great… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – St Mary’s – 30 April 2021

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From the Rector’s Desk – The Good Shepherd – 30 April 2021

Grace and peace from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. We continue to hold the George and Naidu families in prayer, may Amrita rest in peace and rise in Glory. I am grateful to the small group of people who join me daily at Morning and Evening prayers (on Zoom or WhatsApp). The… Continue reading From the Rector’s Desk – The Good Shepherd – 30 April 2021

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Freedom Day – Overcoming the Barriers of the past. 27 April 2021

One of the greatest challenges that we have in life is moving beyond what we know and what we have gained control of and tamed. We are an entitled generation believing that we are owed something, we deserve, we have gained for ourselves the freedom from the past. And yet we are stuck in it.… Continue reading Freedom Day – Overcoming the Barriers of the past. 27 April 2021

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“Can we bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?”

Message to the Diocesan Council of the Diocese of Natal. 24 April 2021. The lord be with you!  Sadly we can’t sing but in the words of the psalmist – Inhliziyo yami yovutha phakati kwami (my heart is on fire within me) I read this morning from the well-known account of the rebuilding of the… Continue reading “Can we bring these burnt stones back to life from the mounds of rubble?”

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From the Rectors Desk – St Mary’s – 23 April 2021

Grace and Peace to You from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ! The Parish Council met this week, and we continue to deliberate on the ministry life of the church. I am pleased to report that some new ministries are developing, and that people are returning to church, where worship is taking place… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk – St Mary’s – 23 April 2021

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From the Rectors Desk – Good Shepherd – 23 April 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ! Parish Council will meet on Wednesday this week, and should you have any issues that you want raised there please contact the Church Office. We need additional volunteers to be COVID Officers for Services – these people are responsible for screening,… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk – Good Shepherd – 23 April 2021

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The true bread John 6:52-59

   “Then the Jews began to argue with one another, saying, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”  So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves.  “He who eats My flesh and drinks My… Continue reading The true bread John 6:52-59

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I believe in order to understand

Gospel Meditation 21st April 2021 “Jesus answered, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to Me will never hunger, and whoever believes in Me will never thirst.  But as I stated, you have seen Me and still you do not believe. Everyone the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes… Continue reading I believe in order to understand

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Jesus Said – I am the bread of life

Gospel Meditation 20th April 2021 “So they asked Him, “What sign then will You perform, so that we may see it and believe You? What will You do? Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, as it is written: ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’” Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I tell you,… Continue reading Jesus Said – I am the bread of life

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From the Rectors Desk 18 April 2021

Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and His Son Jesus Christ. “God of unchanging power and light, look with favour and mercy on the entire community of Your Church. Bring lasting salvation to the human family, so that the world may see the fallen lifted up, the old made new, and all… Continue reading From the Rectors Desk 18 April 2021