Open/Close Menu Anglican church of Good Shepherd-Protea, Kirstenbosch, Newlands and Bishopscourt, Cape Town, a chapelry of St Saviours, Claremont, at the centre of reconciliation and restitution in the post-apartheid era in South Africa

On Sunday, 28th January 2018 at  Good Shepherd Protea in Cape Town, we had representatives of four  South African CCN Centres. The Revd Kgabe was down from Grahamstown to address the women clergy of the Dioceses of Cape Town, False Bay and Saldanha Bay on the celebration of the twenty-five years since the first ordination…

Vicentia is the rector of the College of the Transfiguration in Grahamstown, who came to Cape Town also to address the women clergy of the Dioceses of Cape Town, False Bay and Saldahna Bay. Born in Soweto, she attended schools in Soweto and then started her theological training at the College of the Transfiguration. She…

Prayer for the Coming of the Kingdom from the Iona Community. Where nations budget for war, whilst Christ say put up your sword, let us pray … your Kingdom Come, your will be done. where countries waste food and pursue material profits, whilst Christ says ..I was hungry, I was thirsty…. Let us pray…… where…

COMMUNITY OF THE CROSS OF NAILS JUBILEE GATHERING The Revd Jo Tyers, Petrina Pakoe, Jenny Wilson, Thea Ramsay and I attended The Community of the Cross of Nails International Gathering at Coventry from 26th to 30th September 2012, one of the highlights of last year. The ruins of the medieval cathedral with the words ‘FATHER…

Please scroll down for translations in Afrikaans and Xhosa.   English: COVENTRYCATHEDRAL The Litany of Reconciliation Following the bombing of the mediaeval Cathedral in 1940, Provost Howard had the words ‘Father, forgive’ (Luke 23:34) inscribed on the wall behind the Altar of the ruined building.  These words are used as the response in the Coventry…

For Christmas 2012 Good Shepherd-Protea has published a collection of forty carols, old and new.  We enjoy singing carols, mostly to well-known and greatly loved tunes.  Some of them we can sing without even looking at the words. But words are important.  At Christmas time they carry the message of joy to the world, of…

GOOD SHEPHERD    O Lord of new life, for your blessing we pray: Make holy the joy of this festival day. We celebrate guidance, we celebrate light; Rejoicing, we meet here again in your sight.   O Lord, our Good Shepherd, you give us this place, A home where we share the rich gifts of…

The Sutherland Tapestry by Graham Sutherland, hangs at the High Altar at Coventry Cathedral. To learn more about Graham Sutherland and The Sutherland Tapestry, please click on this link www.coventrycathedral.org.uk Below is a poem by Revd Harry Wiggett about the Sutherland Tapestry. ‘Here no empty cross or corpse outstretched, but a Lord lovingly waiting, seated;…

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