Nov 292019
Bishop's Annual Advent Care Appeal 2019

In support of the caring ministries within the Diocese.  Appeal envelopes are available on your church pew this weekend, simply take it home and return it next week to the collection plate. “I was sick and you looked after me…Your gift helps support hospital chaplains and over 1675 volunteers who visit the sick and suffering.

 29/11/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with: ,
Oct 042019
Christchurch: a diocese on mission

Pope Francis has asked the church to mark this month of October as an Extraordinary Month of Mission Dear Brothers and Sisters In the Pentecost Our Faith Our Future proposal for restructuring of Christchurch city parishes I emphasised that we must ensure that our parish structures serve the primary mission of the church. Too often [more…]

 04/10/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with:
Sep 202019
Our Faith - Our Future update

Thank you for feedback provided for the Bishop’s proposal.    There have been over 800 submissions of feedback received, which includes individual and group submissions. You are invited to keep this process in your prayers.

 20/09/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with:
Jun 282019
Our Faith, Our Future - Area Meeting

Bishop Paul has recently released a pastoral letter on his vision for the diocese and a proposed plan for the future structure of parishes.  A meeting for the proposed parish based in Christchurch North is to be held on Tuesday 9th July at 7:30pm at St Bede’s College gym.  Bishop Paul will be at the [more…]

 28/06/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with:
Jun 212019
Our Faith Our Future - Feedback

Feedback for the Bishop’s proposed plan has now opened (22nd June 2019). There is 2½ months for feedback to be submitted.  For ease of collation feedback online is encouraged and will take approximately 10 minutes though if you want to give fuller responses extra time may be required.  The feedback questionnaire comprises specific questions as [more…]

 21/06/2019  Categories: Diocesan News, Event, Property Updates Tagged with:
Nov 302018
Bishop's Care Appeal - Advent 2018

“Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me” This weekend, the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch launches the 2018 Advent Bishop’s Care Appeal. The launch letter from Bishop Paul Martin SM can be read here Bishop’s Care Appeal Advent 2018 Care Appeal Envelopes can be picked up in [more…]

 30/11/2018  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with: , , ,