Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard

Diary of October 2008


1 October 2008: Nontobeko Xulu starts her full time employment as a child caregiver at Blessed Gérard's Children's Home.

4 October 2008: Children from Blessed Gérard's Children's Home and Father Gérard go to Twasana Convent and speak to the Mother General Theodora Ntuli requesting to send a sister to Blessed Gérard's Children's Home.

7 October 2008: Nursing Auxiliaries Gugu Shandu and Phumelele Magubane start full time employment in the Residential Care Programme of Blessed Gérard's Hospice.

9 October 2008: Nursing Auxiliary Fikile Mdluli starts full time employment in the Residential Care Programme of Blessed Gérard's Hospice.

9 October 2008: Our Social Worker Miss Dube attends an IDP meeting of Mandeni Municipality.

9 October 2008: Meeting of the Councils of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard and Blessed Gérard's Care Centre.

12 October 2008: We celebrate Blessed Gérard's Feast:

Bishop Xolelo Kumalo joins the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard as a member,

our new heads of department

and our new project coordinators,

our new project administrator

our new board of auditors

and our new presidents council are appointed

and Susanne Stauffer receives the Badge of Honour of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard.
See article: Blessed Gérard's Feast 2008


18 October 2008: Dr. Nzimande and Father Gérard attend a Palliative Medicine Seminar and the AGM of the Palliative Care Society of South Africa (PCSSA) at Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban.

23 October 2008: Dedicated Members Meeting of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard.

24 October 2008: Father Gérard gives a talk on palliative care to the nursing staff of Blessed Gérard's Hospice.

25 October - 2 November 2008: Josepha von Eltz-Rübenach from Germany comes to visit and volunteer at Blessed Gérard's Care Centre.


26 October - 1 November 2008: Father Gérard attends a M&E training of Catholic Relief Services South Africa for managers at Rustenburg.

29 October 2008: Dr. Nzimande attends a training session of the Southern African HIV Clinicians' Society by Dr Kennedy Nyamande about "HIV and the eye" at Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban.

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