Jun 162019
A Prayer: The Sign of the Cross

The earliest prayer that I learnt since I was a little boy was making the Sign of the Cross. My mother was the first teacher who taught me to pray. I remember the joy of being able to make the Sign of the Cross with confidence. While saying the words, ‘In the Name of the [more…]

 16/06/2019  Categories: Editorial, News
Jun 142019
Parent & Children Coffee Morning

Wednesday 19th June at 10am in the Assisi Lounge. This is a chance for parents and kids to get together. There will be plenty of toys for the children and cuppa for the parents. Anyone in our community is welcome. I would love some helping hands for this new group. Maybe some Wednesday morning Mass [more…]

 14/06/2019  Categories: Event, News
Jun 142019
Children of Hope: Adoration for Kids

Come and spend half an hour with Jesus. Prayers, songs and short periods of silence. This afternoon Sunday 16th June at 2:30pm in the Church.  Afternoon tea and play for the kids afterwards. All welcome. Queries to Debra 027 717 5616.

 14/06/2019  Categories: News
Jun 142019
National Day of Prayer for the Catholic Enquiry Centre (CEC)

The CEC strives to touch a new generation by reaching out through our Catholic Discovery Facebook pages.  Yet nothing reaches out and touches so deeply as personal witness and example. You who read this are now Jesus’ disciples here in New Zealand. CEC wants to help you by providing reflections, prayers, and videos to help [more…]

 14/06/2019  Categories: News
Jun 142019
Our Faith Our Future - Bishop’s Proposed Plan

Following Bishop Paul’s announcement last weekend, the information on the Bishop’s proposed plan can be found on the website www.ourfaith.chchcatholic.nz.  In the bishop’s announcement he invites us to reflect and pray about his proposal for another week before the feedback process opens on 22nd June.  For ease of collation feedback online is encouraged although there [more…]

 14/06/2019  Categories: News
Jun 142019
Women's Retreat Afternoon

“Come To The Water You Who Are Thirsty” Afternoon Retreat  A time of sitting with passages from Isaiah 55, allowing God to work in your heart and refresh your spirit. 1-5pm Saturday June 22nd. Register on the form in the Church foyer or by emailing Kirsten Challies on kirsten.challies@mairehauparish.org.nz

 14/06/2019  Categories: Event, News Tagged with:
May 312019
More Adorers needed for Perpetual Adoration Chapel

Perpetual Adoration continues to be a great blessing, but we need more adorers. Many hours only have one adorer and we would like to have two people for every hour. St Pope John Paul II once said that “it is Jesus you seek when you dream of happiness”. Sign up for a holy hour and [more…]

 31/05/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, News
May 312019
Whisky and the Holy Spirit 2019 NB CHANGE OF DATE

Friday 14TH June at 7pm in the school staffroom. Tickets are $20 each.  We are limited to 35 tickets so don’t miss out. Tickets must be pre-paid and can be purchased by internet banking to 03 1592 0602105 20 with reference Whisky or call into the parish office with cash/cheque.

 31/05/2019  Categories: Event, News
May 242019
Diocesan Notices - 26 May 2019

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF CHRISTCHURCH ECU-ACTION FORUM– Climate Change and a Faith Response 30 May, topic is Water.  Speaker: Kathleen Gallagher with Hugh Thorpe responding.  Knox Hall, 5.00pm for 5.30pm start.  Contact Marilyn (021 061 3940 for further details. CBS CHOIR & ORCHESTRA present a concert in St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral at 3 pm on Sunday, 16 [more…]

 24/05/2019  Categories: Diocesan News