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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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Message from the chaplain - 2 February 2018

February 05, 2018 | Chaplain's message
25 Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel,…
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Message from the chaplain - 19 January 2018

January 25, 2018 | Chaplain's message
We start the school year in the midst of the season of the Epiphany. This is a month-long season that begins with the Sunday of the Epiphany,…
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Message from the chaplain - 01 December 2017

December 05, 2017 | Chaplain's message
As we begin Advent – the season in which we prepare our hearts to receive the Christ-child anew at Christmas – this Advent Sunday (3…
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Message from the chaplain - 03 November 2017

November 06, 2017 | Chaplain's message
This week, we took the opportunity to mark All Saints’ and All Souls’ Days in our chapel in the Senior School, in services of Morning…
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Message from the chaplain - 19 October 2017

October 20, 2017 | Chaplain's message
As we reach the halfway mark of Term III, we have bid the Form Vs farewell as they prepare to write their final examinations and welcomed the…
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Message from the chaplain - 06 October 2017

October 06, 2017 | Chaplain's message
At 18h00 on Tuesday 3 October, 32 St Mary’s girls from Forms III to V were confirmed by the Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg, the Rt Revd Dr…

Message from the chaplain - 22 September 2017

September 22, 2017 | Chaplain's message
When Heritage Day was first instituted as a public holiday in South Africa in 1996, then president, Nelson Mandela, said: “When our first…

Message from the chaplain - 8 September 2017

September 12, 2017 | Chaplain's message
“Whatever prayer, whatever plea there is from any individual or from all your people Israel, all knowing the afflictions of their own…

Message from the chaplain - 28 July 2017

August 01, 2017 | Chaplain's message
O, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgements and how inscrutable his ways! “For who has…

Message from the chaplain - 23 June 2017

June 23, 2017 | Chaplain's message | Chaplain's message
In reading up on another topic, I was reminded of the work of the late Brennan Manning. I love the manner in which Manning laid bare the love…
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Message from the chaplain - 02 June 2017

June 05, 2017 | Chaplain's message
Deanne has aptly described our wonderful Patronal Festival and given the occasion, staff and girls the credit which all are due. Suffice it…
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Message from the chaplain - 19 May 2017

May 24, 2017 | Chaplain's message
Jesus to his disciples, in John 14:15-17 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you…

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