Bishop’s 2017 Programme January to June

YEAR 2017 FIRST WEEK SECOND WEEK THIRD WEEK FOURTH WEEK
JANUARY In Cape Town 9 Diocesan office opens

11 Return to Tzaneen

 

13  Agenda for meeting of priests

finalized

 

18 Consultors

 

21 Ordination of Deacon Matsobane

at Holy  Rosary School Hall,Malamulele.

23 Blessed Daswa Novena begins

 

24-31: SACBC

plenary meeting

in Pretoria

 

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY 1 Feast of Blessed Daswa Tshitanini

4 St Scholastica

5 Holy Childhood at St Scholastica

7-8 Priests Meet at AMPC

10 Teachers’ Day at  Doornspruit

15 Limpopo-Mpumalanga CBE

Meeting –  at Subiaco

(Catholic Board of Education) 10:30

19 Phalaborwa

Confirmations

 

25 – Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting at AMPC

28 Diocesan Catechetical Committee meeting

 

 

 

 

MARCH

 

 

1 Ash Wednesday

 

5-10 Retreat at AMPC

15 Deacons Council –Pretoria

 

17 St Patrick’s Day at Ave Maria Pastoral Centre

 

19-25 Tzaneen 26 -31 Tzaneen

 

 

 

 

APRIL Pretoria

4  Seminaries Commission in Pretoria 9.00

 

5 Department for Clergy – Pretoria

9 Holy Week    

     begins

 

11 Mass of the Blessing of the Oils

 

13 Holy Thursday

 

14 Good Friday

16-22 Tzaneen

 

16 Easter Sunday

 

22 BOG – Makhado

 

 

23 – 30  Tzaneen

25 Consultors

29  Diocesan Finance Council Meet at

AMPC

30 – Blessing of foundations of the Pilgrims Centre at Tshitanini –Dedicated to Our Lady Mother of Africa

MAY

 

 

 

1-6

Bishop begins his 2 month  mini-sabbatical

7-13

On sabbatical

 

9-10 Priests meeting at AMPC

 

14 – 20

On sabbatical

21 -31

On sabbatical

 

 

 

JUNE

 

Youth of diocese celebrate this month

1-10

On sabbatical

11- 17

On sabbatical

18-24On sabbatical

 

 

25-30

On sabbatical