Mass Times

PLEASE NOTE: All week Day And weekend Masses resumed effective from Wednesday 28 July 2021.

According to level 1 Covid Regulations,  only 90 people per Mass can be accomodated. Kindly ensure to book early.

Lenten Time Table – Please note that no booking is required for Ash Wednesday.

Robertcham Church – Friday Lenten Lectures4th March | 11th March| 18th March | 25th March | 1st AprilEvery Friday During Lent18h00
Booysens Chapel – Way of the Cross4th March | 11th March | 18th March | 25th March | 1st AprilEvery Friday During Lent17h30
Ash Wednesday Mass – Robertsham2nd MarchWednesday6h00 | 8h00 | 17h00 | 19h00
Ash Wednesday Mass – Booysens2nd March Wednesday6h30 | 10h00
Penitential Service and Confession7th April Thurday – Saturday18h00
Confessions8th April – 9th AprilFriday – SaturdayTBA
Palm Sunday 10th AprilSundayAll Usual Mass Times
Holy Thursday – Washing of Feet14th AprilThursday19h00
Booysens – Pensioners Stations of the Cross15th AprilFriday10h00
Robertsham – Teenagers and Youth act out the Stations of the Cross 15th AprilFriday10h00
Procession and Stations of the Cross15th AprilFriday13h00
Lighting of the fire16th AprilSaturday18h45
Saturday Evening Service16th AprilSaturday19h00
Easter Sunday Mass and Easter Egg Drive17th AprilSundayAll Usual Mass Times


Until further notice there will be no bookings for masses (with the exception of Funerals and Weddings). Parishioners will be seated on a First come first serve basis. Once the church is full parishioners will be requested to be seated outside.

Please arrive 30 minutes before mass starts in order for all Covid Protocols to be attended to. If you arrive after mass has started, please be seated in the allocated chairs provided so that you do not disturb mass proceedings.

Please ensure that you sanitise before entering the church and that your mask is worn at all times.


Monday,Wednesday & Friday:
Mass – 8:30 am 

First Friday – 08:30 am
Saturday: 06:00 pm
Sunday:  08:00 am
Sunday:  10:00 am 
Sunday:  12:00 pm

Lenten Time Table – Please note that no booking is required for Ash Wednesday.


Daily  – 06:30 am
Sunday: 08:30 am 

Register for Booysen Masses

Adriana Pino WhatsApp: 082 413 6260.
Send: Name, Surname, Date of Birth and Contact Number.

1st Friday – Robertsham

Postponed During Lent for Lenten Lectures

Divine Mercy Chaplet & Benediction – 17:00 
Mass – 18:00 



Resumes 14th August 2021


16.45 pm to 17.45 pm


Sunday: 07:45 am – 08:20 am

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2022 Catechism Registration

Registrations for catechism classes will take Place  on Saturday 15 January and again on Saturday 22 January in the hall @ 66 Nelson Road Booysens. From 9.30 to 14.00.
All covid protocols will apply.

Registration fee is R100.00 per child per annum.
When registering you will be given bank details and we kindly request that you make payment via EFT, and to please email proof of payment to the email addresses on payment detail form.

Parents please ensure that your children are registered for classes on the dates above.

As we are happy to announce that face to face Catechism classes will commence on 5 February 2022 at 66 Nelson Road Booysens.
we would like all registrations completed when classes commence on the date mentioned above.
All covid protocols will apply at classes.

We look forward to seeing you all again.

🙏May God Bless you and your family🙏.

Planned Giving 

MAR 2021 to FEB 2022

News and Notices

Church grants plenary indulgence for year of St. Joseph

The Apostolic Penitentiary issues a Decree granting plenary indulgences for the year of St. Joseph proclaimed by Pope Francis on Tuesday. The special year will last from 8 December 2020 to 8 December 2021.

General Notices

  • Repository

Liturgical Calendars-  R25.  (LIMITED STOCK) Contact Martin to collect

Living Faith booklet Nov-Feb – R25.   (10 copies left)
Carmel Bible Diary for 2021 –  R110.  (56 copies left)

The Bible diaries have the full gospel of the day, psalm of the day, the Alleluia, reflections and a place to write notes. Also has lots of prayers, mass prayers novena etc

Latest information

With effect from the 27th September 2020, parishes can open doors for the public celebration of the Holy Eucharist, with maximum of 250 people inclusive or 50% of the normal capacity of the church. We also need to take into consideration the 1,5m distancing guidelines.

Mass booking: To be done by completing online forms available next to Mass times or under upcoming events. 

Website: www.stjohnbosco.org.za
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stboscorob
Mass will be streamed to our YouTube page

If as a parishioner you are unable to book via the social media, you are welcome to contact
Martin Rathinasamy, the Parish secretary at (011) 680 3900 to book on your behalf.

Parishioners can book for someone else in need.

Once your booking form has been received, you will receive an E-mail/SMS/Call confirming
the date allocated to you, by Friday each week.

The booking for each weekend Mass will close 14h00, every Thursday.


The Sodalities within the Church

“ Servite Domino in laetitia!”(Serve the Lord joyfully!)”

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Contact Details

Phone: +(27)11 680 3900
Phone: +(27)11 680 0007
E-mail: robertsham.stjohn@catholicjhb.org.za
18 Dorchester Street, Robertsham, 2091, Johannesburg, South Africa