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The Port Elizabeth Oratory

Parish of St Bernadette

Parish of
St Bernadette

The Catholic Church in the heart of Walmer

Parish Life - Discipleship


Our various Grow groups assist
each person to follow Jesus


Use your skill or talent to built
the Kingdom of God at our parish


Giving is integral to
our spiritual formation

The parish of St Bernadette is served by the fathers and brother of the Oratory. The parish and the Oratory (which share the same premises) have a close relationship.

Latest News and Events

2024 SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (Cycle B – usus recentior) 6/7 April This Sunday is known by many names. Each name reveals …

Join us in St Bernadette’s parish church on Tuesday evening at 17:30 as we celebrate the solemnity of our patroness, St Bernadette Soubirous. …

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday and culminates in the joyous Easter celebration. Our parish commemorated Palm Sunday on 24 March this …

Friday 15 March saw our annual Musical Oratory take place in the church, a solemn and beautiful mediation on Jesus’s Passion. Thank …

2024 THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT (Cycle B – usus recentior) 2/3 March Did Jesus overreact? Sometimes a little context helps. The First …

2024 FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT (Cycle B – usus recentior) 17/18 February   God’s promise, long prepared, is still for us. The …

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Physical Address: 
Corner of 8th Ave & Fordyce Road, Walmer
Postal Address: 
PO Box 5012, Walmer, 6065
Parish Office: 
Monday – Friday, 09:00-12:00: 073 247 1316