Britstown - St Martin de Porres
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Britstown – St Martin de Porres
A bit of history
The Patronal Feast: November 3.
About the Patron of the parish
Martin de Porres
This mulatto, born in Peru, became a Dominican lay brother and quite active in caring for the sick throughout Lima. Besides establishing a founding hospital and orphanage, he ministered to African slaves sent to Peru. He is the Patron of Interracial Justice and Hairdressers.
(taken from: Dictionary of the Liturgy by Rev. Jovian P. Lang, OFM)
Priest in charge:
The time of services:
Holy Mass: Sunday: 9.30 Afrikaans / Xhosa