Catechism in the parish follows a number of streams. For learners at Western Province Preparatory School and at SACS Junior, catechism is held during school hours. For SACS, contact Chris D’Aguiar ( and for WPPS contact Jackie Wilter ( Catechism for those from St Bernard’s or St Ignatius who are in Grades 1 to 7 and are not at SACS or WPPS is every Tuesday, from 17h00 to 17h45 at the St Bernard’s hall in Newlands. Contact Theresa Peddie, 021-6716098 or Pre-Confirmation and Confirmation class takes place every Sunday night from 19h10 to 20h15 at the St Bernard’s hall in Newlands. Contact Leisyl Fortuin ( or Samantha de Oliveira ( Please note that according to the regulations of the Archdiocese of Cape Town, no candidate under the age of 16 years may be Confirmed.