Christmas Eve Masses – Sunday 24th December 6:30pm, 8:30pm, Carols from 11:30pm for Midnight Mass Christmas Day Masses 25th December – 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am, Vietnamese Mass @ midday.
A busy time is approaching as we wrap up the year and prepare for Christmas. As an antidote to the relentless pressure of these days, we offer you an evening of Advent Prayers. On Friday 22nd December you and your loved ones are invited to stop in at the church for rest and prayer between [more…]
A new Bishop of Christchurch is appointed by Pope Francis Pope Francis has appointed Father Paul Martin SM as the next Bishop of the Christchurch Diocese. Bishop-Elect Paul Martin will be the tenth Bishop of Christchurch and succeeds Bishop Barry Jones who died in February 2016. Bishop Patrick Dunn, President of the New Zealand Catholic [more…]
We want to acknowledge those who received particular commendations from their schools: Adam Lyons – the Carl Sweeney Memorial Trophy – for best and most generous use of personal talent; Michael Lilburne for a Canterbury Forestry scholarship; Analise Borkus for the Special Catholic Character Award for Marian College; Sarah McKenzie for the PTA Yr 12 [more…]
Tuesday 14th November at 1:30pm in the Edgeware Tennis Club Rooms, 416 Innes Road. All parishioners are warmly welcomed to this fun-filled afternoon for games of Housie, raffles and afternoon tea. All profits are used to support various Catholic Missions. $500.00 has been given to the Parish for the Mission Sunday Collection. Any queries, phone [more…]
We are some Year 7/8 students from St Francis of Assisi School. We are wanting to invite you to a morning tea in the school staff room after the 9:15 Mass on Wednesday the 1st of November. There will be tea and scones. Everyone is welcome to join us, we hope you come, we can’t [more…]
Sign up on the clipboard in the church today. Commences on Tuesday 31st October 6pm – 7pm in the church. This Programme is for all Year 8s, their parents and sponsors and any Catholic adults who have not made this sacrament and wish to. Dates are as follow: Initial meeting – Tuesday 31 October 2ND Meeting – Monday [more…]