Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard

Diary of October 2010



3 October 2010: Sr. Edith Zulu O.S.B. with eight of "her" ten children of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home.

9 - 16 October 2010: Our active member Dr. Andreas Heinze from France comes to visit us at Blessed Gérard's Care Centre


10 October 2010: We celebrate the Feast of Blessed Gérard 2010. The highlight is the investiture of our active member Dr. Andreas Heinze (from France) as an Honorary Dedicated Member of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard.


12 October 2010: We celebrate Miriam's birthday at Blessed Gérard's Children's Home. Our youngest child Charles gets a big share of everybody's attention.


13 October 2010: The three Gérards of the family have a cup of tea on their joint Feast-day.

13 October 2010: Dr. Khaya Nzimande, Dr. Andreas Heinze and Father Gérard attend a lecture by Dr Dirk Taljaard at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine about Medical Male Circumcision as an AIDS prevention measure.


16 October 2010: 5th anniversary of the promotion of Father Gérard to the rank of "Conventual Chaplain ad honorem" of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta (SMOM). Blessed Gérard’s Feast 2005


17 October 2010: Eudi Farge from Australia came to visit Brian at Blessed Gérard's Children's Home. Brian stayed in her house when his deceased mother worked in her household. "Aunty Eudi" made and presented Brian with a lovely album with photos and many wonderful stories about his early childhood with his mother. Then we went onto our traditional Sunday outing with her. We "met" an ostrich in Ballito and had great fun at Golden Hours playground in Durban.

21 October 2010: Council Meeting of Blessed Gérard's Care Centre


22 October 2010: Hloni of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home is part of their school concert at Golden Hours School in Durban


23 October 2010: Sr. Edith and Children of Blessed Gérard's Children's Home stop at Zinkwazi on their way to fetch our German friends Anne and Peter Hehl at King Shaka Airport


24 October 2010: Anne and Peter Hehl from Germany visit Blessed Gérard's Children's Home and join in our Sunday Outing to Ballito.


29 October 2010: The youngest child at Blessed Gérard's Children's Home, Charles Benedict, visits Father Gérard in his office.

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