(Engcobo). St Paul 1952

Catholic Church, 3 Elliot Street, Ngcobo 5050; PO Box 7, Ngcobo 5050. Tel: (047) 548 1470. 079 349 5697 (Fr. Thoma Wao)

Subparishees

Chaba, Emjanyana, Enduku, Debera, Luhenini, Tsazo, Tyeni, Mbanga, Engxoki.


ST PAULS NCGOBO

Screen Shot 2013-11-07 at 3.20.38 PMNgcobo is located along R61 between Mthatha and Queenstown . This parish was established in 1952, its one of the small parishes we have in our diocese. For a small parish it was a proud moment when we topped the Bishop’s fund in 2009 ahead of big parishes like All Saits Cathedral.

PARISH PRIEST

1A humble man, hardworking and a dedicated priest. He came to this parish as a brother from the seminary then he was ordained a Deacon and later that year he was ordained a priest serving this parish.

OUT STATIONS

1. Deberha
2. Luhewini
3. Tsazo
4. Mbanga
5. Engxogi
6. Bojane
7. Nduku
8. Mkanzi
9. Lucwecwe
10. Chaba

PARISH COUNCIL

2CHAIRPERSON ( Mr G. Mdemka )

3VICE CHAIRPERSON ( Mr A.L Maseti )

7SECRETARY ( Mrs N. Lungu )

4VICE SECRETARY ( Mrs S. Maseti )

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MASS SCHEDULES

First Sundays of the month mass starts at 10.00 AM, other Sundays the mass starts at 9.00 AM.
All out stations attend first Sundays at the parish and in other Sundays the priest and lay leaders goes to their stations.

SACRAMENTS

BAPTISM: This is a special occasion mostly on easters but sometimes it is done during the year for new born babys.

CONFIRMATION: This is time when the Bishop comes to our parish to celebrate mass with us.

THE EUCHARIST: As Christ promised to be with us always, Mass is celebrated every Sundays.

CONFESSION: Every Sunday before mass the priest is always in the church conducting confession.

MARRIAGE: The priest is always reminding the youth to bless their marriages because the union of man woman is done by God.

MINISTRIES

LITURGY:

– Alter servers
– Eucharist ministries
– Lay ministries
– Liturgy of the word ministries

HOSPITALITY:

– Very close by there is an Orphanage where the parish is very active.
– Visiting the sick and prisons

YOUTH:

– The youth in this parish are very active. To avoid drugs and alcohol abuse when schools are on holidays they do other church activities.

SODALITIES

ST ANN:

Screen Shot 2013-11-07 at 3.24.56 PMThis is the backbone of the parish they have 16 members.

SACRED HEART

Screen Shot 2013-11-07 at 3.26.13 PMThey have 5 members and they remind everyone about the suffering of Christ on the cross.

DAUGHTERS OF ST ANN

Screen Shot 2013-11-07 at 3.27.45 PMThey work for the church as Mary used to do, with 6 members they lead the parish in praying Rosary.

MENS UNION:

6Men’s Union has 12 members as Joseph used to take care of Mary and Jesus its their responsibility to be on the flont line in making the parish glow.

 

3ELLIOT STREET
P.O. BOX 7
NGCOBO
5050
TEL: 047 5481 470/ 079 3495 697