24th of June each year is the solemnity of St. John the Baptist, who is the patron saint of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta. We, the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard, are the South African relief organisation of the Order of Malta. Therefore this feast is one of the most important celebrations in our calendar.
St. John's Feast was especially memorable this year because we had the pleasure and privilege of
We would like to welcome you, dear Father Bishop, into our midst. We feel blessed that you do not just want to support our works in words only, but that you want to give us your full support and encouragement by being a part of our organisation.
Blessed Gérard's Friendship Club for the funds which they raised.
Miss Zikhali of Blessed Gérard's Pre-primary School and Crèche for the children's' singing and dancing.
Mrs. Mdletshe, the teacher of Blessed Gérard's Community Development Centre, for her sewing display.
Mrs. May Goodwin for organising the donations and selling of second hand items.
Mrs. Dlamini and her daughters for selling the cold drinks.
Mrs. Renee and Shona Pieters for their artwork with the face paints.
The Mandini Stables for bringing their horses free of charge to give rides to the children
Mrs. Jane Gounden for organising the lunch.
Mrs. Caroline Beaumont and all the staff who are always there to give assistance where ever and when ever it is necessary.
And anyone else who contributed to this wonderful celebration.
This page is part of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard - Newsletter No. 18
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