Somerset West

SOMERSET WEST: ST PAUL
(Blessed & Opened 1914, Dedicated 2002)
For additional services in this parish see also CALEDONGRABOUW, GREYTON,  MACASSAR, SIR LOWRY’S PASS VILLAGE, VILLIERSDORP

Tel: 021 852 1410/2.

CHURCH: 45 Andries Pretorius Street Somerset West 7130  Picture of Church & Street Map

PRESBYTERY: 45 Andries Pretorius Street Somerset West 7130

POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 972 Somerset West 7129

EMAIL ADDRESS: somersetwest@adct.org.za

WEBSITE: www.stpaulscatholicchurch.org.za

PARISH PRIEST: Fr Paul Taylor

ASSISTANT PRIEST: Fr Joseph Chimfwembe

PARISH DEACON Dcn Allan Petersen (082 409 8704, allan.peterson@airports.co.za)

PARISH SECRETARY Ms Karen Smith (Office hours: Mon-Fri 09.00-13.00)

MASSES Sat (for Sun) 17.30, Sun 08.30, 17.30

Mon-Sat 08.30

Mass times during Covid 19 pandemic: Mon-Sun 08.30 (live-streamed); Adoration Mon-Fri (09.00-10.00, Tue-Fri 16.00-17.00); Confessions by appointment. Mass bookings: 021 852 1410. Livestreamed to Facebook Life Teen St Pauls.

CONFESSIONS Sat 08.30-08.50, 17.15-17.45 (Oct-Mar), Sat 08.30-08.50, 16.45-17.15 (Apr-Sep)

DEVOTIONS Exposition/Morning Prayer/Benediction Wed 09.00, Stations of the Cross Thu 19.00 & Fri 09.00 during Lent Eucharistic Adoration Chapel opens Mon-Sat 06.00 and closes Mon-Fri 22.00 and Sat 18.00. Chapel closed on Sundays and during weekday parish Masses. Chapel also closes 23rd December and re-opens 3rd January of the following year and closes Wed of Holy Week, re-opening Tuesday of Easter Week.

MINISTRIES/SOCIETIES CWL, SVP, Bible Study, “The King & I”, Concern/Care Group, Mothers’ Group, Prayer/Faith Sharing Groups, Youth, Ecclesia

CATECHETICS Juniors: Fri 16.30, Seniors (Life Teen): Sun 18.45. Adult Instruction (RCIA): Tue 19.15.

Co-ordinator: Juniors: Ms Marie Venter. Tel: 082 785 8806. Email: mariejvr@telkomsa.net; LifeTeen: Mr Shane Kohler. Tel: 072 551 9923. Email: frosty151@gmail.com; RCIA: Parish Priest

CHAPLAINCIES Hospitals: Helderberg State Hospital, Vergelegen MediClinic, Helderberg Hospice; Old Age Homes: Huis Marie Louw, Robari, Zandvliet, Silver Oaks, Vonke Huis, Helderberg Lodge

SACRAMENTS Baptisms: arrangements with the Parish Priest and/or Parish Deacon. Weddings: six months prior notice and according to arrangements with the Parish Priest.