Aug 102018
Weekly Diocesan Notices - Sunday 12th August

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF CHRISTCHURCH – WEEKLY NOTICES 12 August 2018   Marriage Unplugged –  When was the last time you and your spouse had a day designed just for the two of you? ‘Marriage Unplugged’ is your answer! Back by popular demand, Marriage Unplugged will equip you with the tools you need to build the kind of [more…]

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Jul 272018
Hospital Chaplain Contacts

Hospital Chaplain Contacts As most hospitals no longer provide names of Catholic patients to our chaplains, if you or someone from your family is going to hospital, please advise the chaplain or your parish secretary. Burwood Hospital: Kirsten Challies 027 437 6737 Christchurch Hospital: Angela McCormick 364 0640 (x89554) Nurse Maude Hospice: Fr Thanh Tran [more…]

 27/07/2018  Categories: News Tagged with: , , ,
Jul 132018
Weekly Diocesan Notices

Due to limited space in our parish newsletter, please find following notices from the Diocese for the week beginning Sunday 15th July CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF CHRISTCHURCH WEEKLY NOTICES for 15 July 2018   SVDP: To help us continue our charitable works in Christchurch, we need Volunteers to help in our new Hornby Store –please call Bronwyn on [more…]

 13/07/2018  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with:
Jun 152018
Perpetual Adoration Retreat - 5th Anniversary

All are welcome to the annual Perpetual Adoration Retreat being held on Saturday June 30th at St Gregory’s Pastoral Centre. There will be talks, Mass celebrated by Bishop Paul, Adoration, and Reconciliation and a special afternoon tea. For more information or to register please contact Matt on 366-9869 or email There is a $5 [more…]

 15/06/2018  Categories: Diocesan News, Event, News Tagged with: , , ,
May 112018
Perpetual Adoration Chapel

Perpetual Adoration Chapel The chapel has an urgent need for adorers at the following times: 2-3pm on Sundays, 11pm-12am Thursdays 3-4pm on Fridays. Please contact Matt on 366-9869 or if you can help.

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May 112018
SUBMISSIONS URGENTLY NEEDED  For the Law Commission Opposing the Decriminalisation of Abortion

You are encouraged to speak up in defence of God’s precious infants by making a brief submission to the Law Commission. Our Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has directed that the Law Commission review our abortion laws to “make changes to ensure our abortion laws are consistent with treating abortion as a health issue that is [more…]

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Mar 292018
Divine Mercy - Sunday 8th April

All parishioners are invited to the annual celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday at the Pro-Cathedral on Sunday 8th April. Bishop Paul Martin will be the main celebrant. Reconciliation 1:30pm-3pm. Chaplet of Mercy 3 pm. Mass 3:15pm. Followed by veneration of the Divine Mercy Image and 1st Class relic of St Faustina. Queries to Pat on [more…]

 29/03/2018  Categories: Diocesan News, Event, News Tagged with: , , , , ,
Mar 092018
Golden Catholics - Wednesday 21st March

 Wednesday, 21 March 11:30am – 1:30pm at St Joseph’s Parish Centre, Vagues Road, Papanui. All those receiving the Gold Card are most welcome.  Lunch provided.  We would love to see you. Our guest speaker is Father John O’Connor. His topic will cover the joys of being a Catholic in the third age and his very [more…]

 09/03/2018  Categories: Diocesan News, Event, News Tagged with: , ,
Mar 092018
Fundraising Payments - Our Rebuild

We are making good progress on fundraising for our new church and facilities. Thank you to everyone who has committed to ongoing payments to help us achieve our goal. Please note that this month completes the current financial year. You may be able to claim a charitable donation rebate from IRD for donations made up [more…]

 09/03/2018  Categories: News, Property Updates Tagged with: , ,