Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard

Diary of September 2009



1 - 4 September 2009: Dr. Khaya Nzimande and Father Gérard represent Blessed Gérard's Hospice at the Annual Conference and AGM of the Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) in Rietvleidam / Pretoria


6 September 2009: Sunday outing of Children of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home to Durban Harbour


8 September 2009: Another new development and improvement of our public relations: We now got a weblog, alias "blog" at http://fathergerard.blogspot.com/


8 September 2009: Jamie and Jonade of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home celebrate their 5th birthday.

 
9 September 2009: We uploaded a "Classic", i.e. our historic video "A piece of South Africa - no tourist ever sees" - filmed in 1993 - to the internet.


9 September 2009: To avoid annoying bilinguality we established a new blog in German language at http://patergerhard.blogspot.com/


9 September 2009: We celebrate Mrs. Biyela's birthday at Blessed Gérard's Care Centre

10 September 2009: We celebrate Dr. Nzimande's birthday at Blessed Gérard's Hospice

12 September 2009: Our secretary Zodwa Khumalo gets married at Sundumbili to Mr. Ndimande


14 September 2009: Our honorary dedicated member Mr Maximilian Rauecker was awarded the Cross of Merit of the Order of Malta. He was presented with the decoration in Maxlrain at the occasion of the visit of the Grandmaster of the Order of Malta, Frà Matthew Festing, to Germany.


14 September 2009: Father Gérard established an Internet presence of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard at the German Social Networking Site KathSpace: http://kathspace.com/community/PaterGerhard. Our page has a comprehensive listing of all our TV, Video and Radio broadcasts and more ...

17 September 2009: Dedicated Members' Meeting of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard (and extraordinary meeting of the Councils of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard and Blessed Gérard's Care Centre)


18 September 2009: We celebrate Sr. Conradine's birthday


19 September 2009: Outing of children from Blessed Gérard's Children's Home to Ballito


20 September 2009: Outing of children from Blessed Gérard's Children's Home to Golden Hour's Playground in Durban


21 September 2009: Nhlanhla from Blessed Gérard's Children's Home celebrates his 6th birthday.


23 September 2009: The Order of Malta issues a stamp featuring Blessed Gérard's Pre-Primary School & Crèche. See: Blessed Gérard's Pre-Primary School and Crèche - Postage Stamp of the Order of Malta



26 September 2009: Caroline and Nadine Beaumont and Cynthia McQue(took the pictures) busy fundraising at the "Mandeni Fun Day"


27 September 2009: Children of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home at their Sunday outing to the "Ultimatum Tree"


28 September - 3 October 2009: Carolyn Nunn and Sr Thandanani Simelane attend the "2009 M&E Training" of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) South Africa at Sandton/Johannesburg

29 September 2009: The HAART project coordinator of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference Johan Viljoen comes for a site visit at Blessed Gérard's Hospice HAART Programme. He requests our help at the HAART treatment site in Nkosi Bay and we promise to find a way to help.

This page is part of the Newsletter No. 29 of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard




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