Dec 222017
The Summer Break in our Parish

The Summer Break in our Parish Mass and Reconciliations timetable remains the same The Parish Office closes on 22nd December until 23rd January Resuming at the end of January: Sunday newsletters Holy Communion to the sick Resuming at the start of February: The 6:30am Wednesday Mass Thursday Adoration after Mass First Friday Prayers for the [more…]

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Dec 162017
In the Parish this week...

Tuesday 19th – Spiritual Renewal after 9:15am Mass – all welcome in the church Tuesday 19th – Men’s Luncheon Thursday 21st – Office closed for staff lunch Friday 22nd – Advent Prayers Friday 22nd – Parish Office closes for Summer break – re-opens on Tuesday 23rd January 2018.              

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Dec 152017
2018 Clergy Shifts

These shifts are effective the weekend of 27/28th January 2018 Fr Chris Orr Parish Priest Hoon Hay & Halswell. Fr Alister Castillo Assistant Priest Hoon Hay and Halswell.; Hospital Chaplain Christchurch Public Hospital, one day per week. Fr Kevin Wei Parish Priest, Bryndwr; Chaplain to St George’s Hospital. Fr Mathew Siji Valloppallil  MCBS Parish Priest, [more…]

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Dec 082017
An advent gift for our Diocese - we have a new Bishop

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…]

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Dec 082017
2nd Spiritual Renewal Programme for the Diocese - Advent

Parish Times are: – Wednesday 13th December at 7pm or Tuesday 19th December after the morning Mass. During Advent, Fr Rick Loughnan is inviting every group in our Parish to take part in a further programme of spiritual renewal based on the prayer of intercession. This programme consists of one 30-minute session of prayer, praying [more…]

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Dec 012017
SVDP Christmas Cards

SVDP Christmas cards will be on sale this weekend $2.50 per pack of 5. Limited stock so get yours now!

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Dec 012017
Catholic Women's League Christmas Raffle

Mairehau Catholic Women’s League Christmas Raffle tickets on sale after all Masses this weekend. $2 each for 3 for $5. Prizes as follow; 1) Christmas Cake, 2) Christmas Hamper, 3) Children’s Hamper, 4) Pamper Hamper. Thank you for your support.

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Dec 012017
Altar Serving at Mass

Wanting to Serve at Sunday Mass?  ALTAR SERVER TRAINING – calling all new and existing Altar Servers – we will be having a training workshop on Friday 8th December at 3:15pm – 4:15pm in the parish church. Altar Servers need to be in Year 6 or above in 2018. A consent form can be picked [more…]

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