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Message from the chaplain: 14 June 2019

June 18, 2019 | Chaplain's message
“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the…

Message from the chaplain: 31 May 2019

June 04, 2019 | Chaplain's message
Mary, a grieving mother, bows towards her Son in an effort to comfort Him. Anguish is expressed on Jesus’ face as He looks down at His…

Message from the chaplain: 24 May 2019

May 24, 2019 | Chaplain's message
“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for…

Message from the chaplain: 20 May 2019

May 20, 2019 | Chaplain's message
Christ’s washing his disciples’ feet was an act that shocked even his disciples, as can be observed by Peter’s responses. It was…

Message from the chaplain: 10 May 2019

May 10, 2019 | Chaplain's message
At our Senior School Eucharists on Tuesday, Athambile Masola (a past St Mary’s teacher) shared with us using Matthew 28:1-10 as her text.…

Message from the chaplain - 8 March 2019

March 12, 2019 | Chaplain's message
On 6 March, the church celebrated Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season of Lent, a six-week season leading up to Easter. The focus of…

Message from the chaplain - 21 February 2019

February 26, 2019 | Chaplain's message
We are participants in this scene, standing as the young girl does, looking on. In a way, this scene depicts the choices we face each day:…

Message from the chaplain - 1 February 2019

February 01, 2019 | Chaplain's message
As part of our Christian and Anglican ethos here at St Mary’s, the chapel bell intones the Angelus daily, immediately after the second…

Message from the chaplain - 18 January 2019

January 21, 2019 | Chaplain's message
We welcome our girls and staff back to school, and pray that 2019 may be blessed year for all in our community. We return to school in the…
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Message from the chaplain - 3 December 2018

December 04, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Each Advent and Christmas, I am struck by the seeming-absurdity of the Christmas story: God, come to show us a different kingdom, is born a…

Message from the chaplain - 16 November 2018

November 20, 2018 | Chaplain's message
The words of the Psalmist remind us to give thanks to God: for specific instances that we can name, for how God has been present to us in…

Message from the chaplain - 2 November 2018

November 05, 2018 | Chaplain's message
In the Anglican Church, Thursday 1 November marks All Souls’ Day, while Friday 2 November is the feast of All Saints. The word…

Message from the chaplain - 18 October 2018

October 22, 2018 | Chaplain's message
On 18 October, the Church celebrates the feast day of St Luke the physician, to whom authorship of Luke’s Gospel is attributed. “The…

Message from the chaplain - 5 October 2018

October 05, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Wednesday 3 October marked the feast day of St Francis of Assisi. Francis lived in the 13th century CE, and was born into a family with much…

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