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HOLY WEEK AND EASTER LITURGY – 2016

In Holy week the Church celebrates the mysteries of salvation accomplished by Christ in the last days of earthly life, from his Messianic entry into Jerusalem, to his blessed Passion and glorious Resurrection.

SATURDAY March 19

Holy Mass– 18:00 – commencing with blessing of the palms.

PALM SUNDAY: March 20

Holy Mass- 06:30, 08:00, 10:00, 14:00, 17:30

Commencing with blessing of the palms:

HOLY MASS during the week 

Monday March 21: 08:00

Tuesday + Wednesday March 22 + 23:  06:00, 08:00, 17:30

Morning Prayer: 07:40

Evening Prayer 17:10 (except Monday)

EASTER TRIDUUM

HOLY THURSDAY – March 24

Morning Prayer: 07:40

Chrism Mass (Blessing of the Oils) at the

Cathedral of Christ the King at 10:00

Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 19:30

Procession to the Altar of Repose in the Chapel.

 Adoration until 22:00

GOOD  FRIDAY –  March 25

Passion and Death of our Lord

(Day of fasting and abstinence)

 

Morning Prayer:  07:40

 

Stations of the Cross: 10:00

(Children’s Stations of the Cross at 10:00 in the hall)

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation: 11:00 – 12:00

 

THE SOLEMN PROCLAMATION OF

PASSION AND DEATH OF OUR LORD:  15:00

Liturgy of the Word

Veneration of the Cross

 Holy Communion.

 

The Good Friday collection will be for the upkeep of the

Holy Land shrines.

 

HOLY SATURDAY –  March 26

Morning Prayer 07:40

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation: 10:00 – 12:00

 

Solemn Easter Vigil 18:00

 Blessing of the Paschal Fire & Paschal Candle  

 The Liturgy of the Word (the history of Salvation),

Reception into Full Communion of R.C.I.A. Candidates

Solemn Easter Mass.

 

Day of the Resurrection

EASTER DAY:  March 27

Solemn Easter Masses: 06:30, 08:00, 10:00 and 17:30.

 

EASTER  MONDAY:  March 28 – Public Holiday

Holy Mass at 08:00

Welcome to St. Charles

Welcome to St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Parish, Victory Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, a parish served by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI).

Our church can be found between 13th Street in Linden and Road No. 3 in Victory Park, Johannesburg (GPS 26˚ 08’ 30.3” S and 28˚ 00’ 09.34” E).

We were founded in 1947 and are happily alongside one of Johannesburg’s most established and successful Catholic schools, the De La Salle Holy Cross College, along with a nearby Catholic centre of tertiary excellence, St. Augustine’s University.

Holy Mass Times  

Sunday:                                              Saturday:                              
06:30 (English),                               08:00, 18:00 (English)             
08:00 (English), 
10:00 (English),                                 Weekdays:
14:00 (Sotho/Zulu),                        06:00, 08:00, 17:30 
17:30 (English – youth)

Parish Priest

Fr. James Ralston OMI
Email: victorypark.stcharles@catholicjhb.org.za

Parish Office

011 782 5417

Office Hours Monday- Friday 9am-2pm 

Deacons

Rev. Deacon Kevin Kilroe                

Rev. Deacon Paddy Maddison

Rev. Deacon Mike Harrington

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