Apr 182019
 
Exam Reader/Writers

Volunteers are needed for pupils at St Bede’s College during internal and external exams.  The only skills you require are readable handwriting, a clear voice and patience.  Contact Rebecca Methven on coe@stbedes.school.nz.

 18/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 182019
 
Children of Hope: Adoration for Kids

Come and spend half an hour with Jesus. Prayers, songs and short periods of silence. Sunday April 28th, 2:30 – 3pm in the Church.   Afternoon tea and play for the kids afterwards. All welcome. Queries to Debra 027 717 5616.

 18/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 182019
 
Euthanasia Bill Petition

Anyone who didn’t sign the hardcopy of the petition at Masses last weekend can sign the online petition until 29th April at:  CareAlliance.org.nz

 18/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 182019
 
Parish Office Closed

The Parish Office will be closed from Good Friday (19th April 2019) until Tuesday 30th April.

 18/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 182019
 
Holy Week Timetable

Tuesday 9.15am Mass Thursday 5:00pm Reconciliations; 7:00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Altar of Repose until Midnight) Friday 10:00am Stations of the Cross; 12 Noon and 3:00pm Passion of the Lord Saturday 8:00pm Easter Vigil Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 5:00pm Masses

 18/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 172019
 
Job Vacancy at the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch

Management Accountant 12-month, fixed term role, Christchurch BasedFlexible, 20 hours per week The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch embraces the majority of Canterbury and Westland, as well as the Chatham Islands. Established in 1887, the Diocese is currently led by Bishop Paul Martin. The Diocese is a diverse place, with a wide variety of ministries. THE [more…]

 17/04/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, News
Apr 122019
 
Good Friday Collection

Friday 19th April Please remember to give generously to the Holy Places collection on Good Friday.  Your donation will directly help in the care, protection and preservation of the sites associated with the life, death and resurrection of Jesus in the Holy Land.   If you do not have a Holy Places envelope, you can [more…]

 12/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 122019
 
Tax Receipts...this weekend

Planned Giving Programme Tax Receipts are available after Mass this weekend and next.  Please pick up your envelope today to save us posting.  If you signed up for Planned Giving during the parish census there will be an envelope for you.  Anyone wishing to join the Planned Giving programme please put your details on the [more…]

 12/04/2019  Categories: News Tagged with:
Apr 122019
 
Sign the Petition this weekend

The Euthanasia bill sponsored by MP David Seymour is about to get its 2nd reading and vote in parliament. The Bill is dangerous and does not contain effective safeguards. Check out the dangers of this Bill by visiting www.carealliance.org.nz or www.defendnz.co.nz   We encourage every one of you who will be of voting age at [more…]

 12/04/2019  Categories: News
Apr 072019
 
We are Loved, even in our Imperfection...

A few years ago, I was asked to prepare a year 13 group to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. I began by asking how many considered themselves to be sinners. A couple of hands went up including my own. I then asked again, explaining that my question was a serious one adding that all my [more…]

 07/04/2019  Categories: Editorial, News Tagged with: