Bishop Barry turned 70 on 13th June 2012, and celebrated this milestone with Cardinal Napier and the chancery staff on June 20th. This lunch with the staff ended a week of celebrations for the Bishop. On behalf of the Archdiocese, the Cardinal wished Bishop Barry and thanked him for his many years of faithful service to the People of God.
St. Joseph’s Theological Institute, Cedara, announces a Public Lecture on the ‘New Roman Missal’ entitled Praying as a community with the revised Roman Missal and its translation. The lecture by Fr David N. Power OMI will take place on Saturday 7 July 2012 at St Anne’s Parish, 585 Randles Road, Sydenham, Durban, beginning at 09h00. […]
The OLD TESTAMENT READING [WISDOM 1:13 – 15; 2:23 – 24] introduces three perennials (hoary issues?!) which often cause heated debate and / or sometimes raise difficulties even among committed believers. Four verses from this extract remain pivotal. 1 Death was not Gods doing, he takes no pleasure in the extinction of the living. This […]
St Anthony’s School celebrated 125 years of service to the Church on St Anthony’s feast day, 13th June. The school prepared the liturgy for the day with great reverence and joy. Two learners acted out the Gospel of the Resurrection (Mary Magdalene and Jesus in the garden). Bishop Barry Wood OMI was the celebrant assisted […]
The immediate and essential importance of John the Baptist is clearly indicated by the first appearances of his name in the Gospel narratives. Mark and John mention him within the first few verses of their respective opening chapters. Matthew, at the start of his third chapter, names the Baptist as a preacher, witness or proclaimer, […]