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78626089 2379332902169203 2013379362971189248 nHappy Anniversary, Fr Emil!

This week we celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of Fr Emil Blaser OP's ordination.

We congratulate him and thank him for his years of dedicated service to the Lord, and the people of South Africa.

Let us Pray:

O Jesus, our great High Priest, Hear our humble prayers on behalf of your priest, Father Emil. Give him a deep faith, a bright and firm hope and a burning love which will ever increase in the course of his priestly life.

In his loneliness, comfort him. In his sorrows, strengthen him. In his frustrations, point out to him that it is through suffering that the soul is purified, and show him that he is needed by the Church, he is needed by souls, he is needed for the work of redemption.

O loving Mother Mary, Mother of Priests, take to your heart your son who is close to you because of his priestly ordination, and because of the power which he has received to carry on the work of Christ in a world which needs him so much.

Be his comfort, be his joy, be his strength.

Amen.

73713576 2234180860020573 7808473611844452352 nRadio Veritas Marks 20 Years

RADIO Veritas recently celebrated its 20th birthday with a live transmission from its studios of a Mass celebrated by the Apostolic Nuncio, followed by a braai at St Benedict's College in Bedfordview, Johannesburg.

At the celebration, station director Fr Emil Blaser OP was presented with a special blessing from Pope Francis for the by Archbishop Peter Wells, the Nuncio.

In his annual director's report, Fr Blaser outlined the troubles in the world and in South Africa, and even within the Church which has seen ongoing scandals and "an unprecedented disrespect towards our Holy Father by a small group of right-wing Catholics".

In that context, Radio Veritas is a beacon of hope.

“We broadcast to people living in the world I have described and I know from feedback that we give people hope and joy through the programmes we broadcast," Fr Emil said.

"Our mission is to counter the bad news in the world with the good news of Jesus Christ."

Fr Blaser called on the Catholic community to spread the word about Radio Veritas, which he estimated to have 100000 listeners, locally and abroad.

"Yet there are pockets of people who have still not heard of Radio Veritas," he said. "Some parishes have closed their doors to us for whatever reason."

 With monthly expenses of R500000, Fr Blaser noted, "we are really living from hand to mouth".

71767144 10158002940297150 6384899692198625280 nHe said that Radio Veritas needs to increase income "so that we can deliver a quality product and inspiring programmes". in September 2020, Radio Veritas will host a pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop Duncan Tsoke, auxiliary in Johan nesburg, to help raise funds.

Fr Blaser pointed out that in the past year Radio Veritas had lost five staff members. At present, the full-time staff numbers eight, complemented by 15 volunteers. He made particular mention of the contributions by station manager Khanya Litabe, Tiiso Musoeu and Sheila Pires. He lauded the latter "for her excellent programmes which are regularly broadcast on Vatican Radio. She has truly put us on the international stage."

Fr Blaser also thanked Archbishop William Slattery, recently retired head of Pretoria archdiocese, "who in the midst of his busy schedule presents a weekly hour- and-a-half programme", and the priests who help us with programmes and the celebration of Daily Mass".

He also made mention of the excellent cooperation between The Southern Cross and Radio Veritas. Fr Blaser and his long-time programme director Olinda Orlando have both suffered health problems, and he thanked "all of you who have been praying for us and showing us your love and concern."

(Article courtesy of The Southern Cross)

stmartinhdrThe St Martin Centre in Springs is the home of the St Martin Apostolate, whose Mission it is to promote devotion to St Martin De Porres, Preach the Gospel, Encourage Prayer, and raise funds in support of the activities of the Dominican Order in South Africa.

Fr Emil Blaser of Radio Veritas is the Director of the Centre, which is a Dominican Initiative

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