We have had bumper crops of apricots and plums and have been very busy making jam. Bottles of marmalade
and jam are on sale in our shop .Please contact us for details.
Saint of the month
Tshimangadzo Samuel Daswa was born on 16 June 1946, He was a South African school teacher and principal. He took the name "Benedict" upon his conversion to Catholicism and was baptised on 21 April, 1963. He married Shadi
Eveline Monyai (d. 2008) in 1974 and they had eight children. A local mob murdered him on 2 February 1990 after he refused to fund their anti-Catholic witchcraft superstitions. He was beatified in Limpopo on 13 September
Therese’s Canticle of Love
How great and tender is our God who has smiled on the lowly. Eternally my heart will sing a new canticle of love.
Come, all who hunger, all who thirst, all who long for fulfillment. The God of mercy waits for you as a mother her child. Oh come to the living water, fear not your weakness, Forever trusting in God’s merciful love.
Thru the shadows of this night, love will be my guiding light. Presence hidden from my sight, ‘til the clouds are put to flight.
Beneath your gaze I’ve blossomed forth, As a rose in the sunshine. With joyful heart I’ve given all to the mys’try of love. In peace I will come before you with empty hands, Relying solely on your merciful love.
Thru the veil your face appears, Beauty shrouded bathed in tears. Bread of sinners I will share, Rose unpetalled ev’ry where. Ah, my God, I will sing of your love for this one eternal today. For this
one eternal today, eternal today.
Transformed in Love’s consuming fire, lifted up in glory, Her fragrance filling all the earth, drawing us after her. Until, in eternity we join in one chorus, Forever singing of God’s merciful love, Canticle of love, for today I will sing, sing of your