Dec 152017
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration - Holiday Substitutes needed

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration: Substitute Adorers urgently required for the coming holiday period (until the end of January) It is a real challenge for organisers to ensure there are no gaps in the roster for the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at St Gregory’s Church, Bishopdale. We have urgent need for substitute adorers for: 1-2am Mondays; 1-2pm Wednesdays; [more…]

 15/12/2017  Categories: News Tagged with: ,
Sep 012017
Adoration Volunteers Required

Our perpetual adoration chapel in Bishopdale is a precious place of sanctuary, life and healing. Why not give an hour to the Lord in Adoration and see the difference it makes in your life. Currently the following spaces need to be filled: Monday 12am – 3am:            These hours are currently open. Thursday 12am – 2am:          [more…]

 01/09/2017  Categories: News Tagged with: , ,
Mar 312017
Diocesan Perpetual Adoration

Are there any parishioners able to commit to a weekly hour of Adoration in this beautiful little chapel? There is always back-up available if you cannot make a particular week, so don’t fear being trapped. Many people visit the chapel casually and this is encouraged, but unless people commit to the roster, the chapel is going [more…]

 31/03/2017  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: , , , , ,
Sep 232016
Parish Feast Day Weekend, Friday 30th ~ Sunday 2nd October

Our Parish Feast Day Weekend  Friday 30 Sept to Sunday 2 October There are three events underpinning our Parish Feast Day weekend celebrations: 40 Hours Adoration starting with Midnight Mass at 12am Friday 30 Sept. Food Drive organised by the St Vincent de Paul Mairehau Conference on Saturday morning 1st Talk from Sr Eleanor Capper [more…]

 23/09/2016  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Sep 182016
Could you not keep watch with me for one hour?

Jesus, our Lord is asking the same question to each one of us, “could you not keep watch with me for one hour?”. We are preparing ourselves for forty hours of adoration to mark our parish feast. This is a great sign of our spiritual growth that we do not celebrate our parish feast celebrations [more…]

 18/09/2016  Categories: Editorial, News Tagged with: ,
Sep 112016
Celebrating Who We Are

Each year we mark the feast day of our parish patron, Saint Francis of Assisi. He is a good friend to us, and the intercession of St Francis has been a rich blessing to our parish family. This year we will celebrate the Feast with 40 Hours Devotion before the Blessed Sacrament. We will begin [more…]

 11/09/2016  Categories: Editorial, News Tagged with: , , , ,
Jun 242016
Eucharistic Adoration Retreat - Saturday 2nd July

 The Perpetual Adoration Chapel has now been operating for three years in the Diocese. There is an opportunity to learn more about Perpetual Adoration, and to visit the chapel, during a one-day retreat being held on Saturday 2nd July entitled “I will be with you always”.  There will be talks, Mass, adoration and quiet time. [more…]

 24/06/2016  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: