Saint Josemaría was canonised in 2002 and his feast day is 26 June. Information about his life, and favours granted through his intercession, is available at
To mark the occasion, Masses will be celebrated in different cities in South Africa and Botswana. In many of these Masses, priests will be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation half an hour before the beginning of Mass. Mass details are given below.
Saturday June 23st at 10:30am. Main celebrant: Most Reverend Archbishop Peter Wells, Apostolic Nuncio. Mater Dolorosa Parish, 105 11th Avenue. 2194 Kensington.
Friday June 22nd at 6:00pm. Main celebrant: Most Reverend Archbishop William Slattery, Archbishop of Pretoria. St. Pius X Parish. 660 Pienaar Street. Waterkloof. 0181 Pretoria
Tuesday June 26th at 6:30pm. Main celebrant: Mons. Anton Borras. Vicar of Opus Dei in South Africa. Saint Patrick Catholic Church. Corner Durban and Camground Road. Mowbray. 7800 Cape Town.
Tuesday June 26th at 5:00pm. Main celebrant: Fr. Martin. Christ the King Cathedral. Corner of Queens Road and Independence Ave, Gaborone.
For more details about Masses elsewhere, see the website about Saint Josemaría Escrivá.
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