Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard

Diary of October 2009



2 October 2009: Father Gérard attends the AGM of the Palliative Care Society of Southern Africa (PCSSA) at the ICC in Durban (see: Blessed Gérard's Hospice - Networking)


4 October 2009: Sunday outing with children of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home to Genazzano Beach next to Tongaat.


4 - 10 October 2009: Dr. Nzimande attends the TB & PDS Training of the South African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) South Africa representing Blessed Gérard's Hospice.



10 October 2009: Blessed Gérard's Hospice and HAART Programme celebrate
World Hospice & Palliative Care Day


11 October 2009: We celebrate Blessed Gérard's Feast at Blessed Gérard's Care Centre. (see separate article!)


14 - 16 October 2009: Diakonia Council of Churches runs a "Stress and trauma healing workshop" at Blessed Gérard's Care Centre.


15 October 2009: Amra Chakravarti from HPCA performs a follow-up audit preparing for COHSASA accreditation
of Blessed Gérard's Hospice.

15 October 2009: Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard and Blessed Gérard's Care Centre.

17 October 2009: International Day of Poverty Eradication


21 October
- 17 November 2009: Our active member Harry Hine from Erkelenz/Germany visits us to prepare his dissertation in social work about our comprehensive system of holistic care.


23 October 2009: Blessed Gérard's Children's Home celebrates Jade's 10th birthday.



24 October 2009: Father Gérard celebrates the 15th anniversary of his investiture into the Order of Malta.


24 October 2009: Kentucky Frief Chicken donates wheelchairs to Blessed Gérard's Care Centre at the occasion of a radio broadcast from Radio Gagasi 99.5 at Sundumbili.


25 October 2009: Sunday outing with children of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home to Salt Rock Beach.


28 October 2009: Holy Mass at Blessed Gérard's Church and Anointing of the Sick to a patient of Blessed Gérard's Hospice. R.I.P.


30 October 2009: Blessed Gérard's Hospice HAART Team making routine adherence monitoring home visits.

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




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