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LENT, a time for fasting, prayer and almsgiving



St Ignatius, Claremont: Friday at 5.30pm followed by Mass at 6.00pm every Friday during Lent

St Bernard’s, Newlands: Every Friday morning after the 9.00am Mass


St Ignatius, Claremont:  Wednesday 15th March 2023 at 6.30pm

St Bernard’s, Newlands: Thursday 20th March 2023 at 7.00pm


Baked beans, Sugar, Jam, Rice Pilchards, Pasta, Corned Meat, Breakfast Cereal or Oats, Meatballs, Soup, Cooking Oil, Soap, Toothpaste.
Purchase a can, packet, bottle as you can afford. Drop your items off at the church. Parcels will be made up as required and given to those in need.

Please contact the office if you have any enquiries. 

The office is open 3 mornings each week : Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 9.00am and 2.00pm.

Catechism classes at St Bernard’s (Faith levels 1- 7) every Tuesday evening at 5.30pm

Catechism Classes at St Ignatius (Faith Levels 1-7) are every Sunday mornings at 9.15am in the hall (behind the church) 

Confirmation class:  Every Sunday evening at 5.00pm at St Bernard’s, Newlands

Every third Sunday of the month, the 6.00pm Mass is dedicated to the Youth. Calling all the youth in the parish to come and make this Mass theirs. Proclaim, take up the collection, bring the offertory gifts to the altar, sing in the choir, bring your musical instruments.

The website HOME and NEWS pages are updated weekly. 

Parish YouTube Link    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4Aa7yt2jE3qHkPQVXgNe6w

With the lifting of the dispensation, the Sunday Mass is no longer recorded. 

  • Mass is open to public with no restrictions to numbers. There is no need to book.
  • You are encouraged to where a face mask when coming to Mass and to sanitise  your hands on entering or exiting the building.
  • We ask that you please respect those who wish wear face masks, not shake hands or social distance.

Mass at St Ignatius, Claremont :

Saturday evenings at 5.00pm,
Sunday mornings at 10.30am
Wednesday mornings at 9.00am


Mass at St Bernard’s, Newlands :

Sunday mornings at 9.00am & Sunday evenings at 6.00pm,
Tuesday mornings at 9.00am,
Thursday evenings at 5.00pm
Friday mornings at 9.00am

MASS INTENTIONS for St Bernard’s & St Ignatius

Please note that in order to accommodate any special dates, your Mass Intention needs to be submitted before the last week of the previous month, i.e. last week of December to be placed in January. 



for the month of MARCH 2023

1 Wed Mortuary List
2 Thu Gregory Reimao RIP
3 Fri Manuel Araujo Intention
4 Sat Pothier Mortuary List
5 Sun Gabrielle Freese Intention/ Pro Populo/ Jeannine Rowe RIP
6 Mon No Mass
7 Tue Nazli’s Intention
8 Wed Elizabeth Rosslind RIP
9 Thu Mortuary List
10 Fri Angelet Freese Intention
11 Sat Mortuary List
12 Sun Fr Mark’s Intentions/ Pro Populo/ Archbishop Brislin Intention
13 Mon No Mass
14 Tue Mortuary List
15 Wed Mortuary List
16 Thu Mortuary List
17 Fri Edwin Rosslind RIP
18 Sat Mater Domini
19 Sun St Vincent de Paul Society/ Pro Populo
20 Mon No Mass
21 Tue Mortuary List
22 Wed Poppy Pilcher Intention
23 Thu Mortuary List
24 Fri Caleb Stellenboom RIP
25 Sat Manuel Araujo Intention
26 Sun Sciocatti Mortuary List/ Pro Populo
27 Mon No Mass
28 Tue All Staff in Hospitals
29 Wed Mortuary List
30 Thu Mortuary List
31 Fri Manuel Araujo Intention


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We remember in our prayers those who have gone before us:

St Ignatius:

18 March 2020 – Marjorie Van Rensburg
13 June 2020 – Yvonne Beckam

13 November 2020 – Edmund Peter Nasson

12 January 2021 – Christopher Shelmerdine
25 March 2021 – Colin Burgess
13 October 2021 – Michael Pienaar

7 January 2022 – Dominic Sydney Delcarme


St Bernard:

4 March 2020 – Henry Hugo
5 May 2020 – Stephanie Poezyn
May 2020 – Maurizio Allugrecia
19 June 2020 – Cecil Bradley
20 July 2020 – Paul Dobson
8 August 2020 – Jacqueline Petersen
9 August 2020 – John Kellett
21 November 2020 – Patrick Moore

15 February 2021 – Sandra Nel
18 February 2021 – Theresa Naidoo
2 March 2021 – Eve Griesson
13 May 2021 – Brian Louw
24 July 2021 – Antoinette Esterhuizen
28 July 2021 – John O’Hagan
8 August 2021 – Antonio Marchesini
6 September 2021 – Brian Joyce
16 September 2021 – Yvonne Visser
18 October 2021 – Luigi (Gino) Tarantello
24 December 2021 – Shirley Avice Jacobs

1 July 2022 – Noeleen Downie
18 July 2022 – Dina Alma Brindle

21 August 2022 – Sarel Jacob van Aardt


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