Oct 222017
In the Parish this week...

  Wednesday 25th – 6:30am Early Mass  & Parish Council at 7pm Thursday 26th –  Reconciliation every Thursday at 5pm &  Finance Committee at 7pm        

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Oct 132017
Mission Sunday - Sunday 22nd October

 Mission Sunday is Sunday 22nd October This year we are invited to participate in Jesus’ life-giving mission, supporting women and children’s health in Uganda. In Uganda bringing life into the world is often fraught with danger, with many women taking great risks to reach health facilities. Despite the tireless work of Sister Mary Goretti and [more…]

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Oct 062017
Golden Catholics - Wednesday 8th November

For those over 65. The next luncheon is on Wednesday 8th November from 11:30am – 1:30pm at St Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, Vagues Road, Papanui. Speakers are Tony Sewell, Diocesan Property Manager on the rebuild in the Diocese and Peter Kennedy on the role of a Prison Chaplain. RSVP to your parish secretary by Tuesday 31st [more…]

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Sep 292017
Readers Workshop - Thursday 5th October - 7pm

Sr Eleanor Capper will hold a workshop for our readers (existing and new) on Thursday October 5th at 7pm. The session will last about an hour and a half covering all aspects of Proclaiming the Word. We ask that all our current and any new readers who can make a dedicated commitment to this Ministry [more…]

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Sep 102017
We need people to put their faith in action.

This year the Society of St Vincent De Paul celebrates a proud history of 150 years of service to the poor here in Christchurch.  The first Conference was established in Christchurch in the Parish of the Blessed Sacrament in 1867.  Since then it has spread to most Catholic Parishes throughout the country. The work of [more…]

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Sep 082017
John Paul II Centre for Life - vacancy

The John Paul II Centre for Life has a vacancy for a Support Worker in their Crisis Pregnancy Centre. Compassion, broad life/pastoral experience essential. On the job training will be given. Applications close 29 Sept. Job description available on request. Contact Maria at 351 3225 or margaret@jp2.org.nz

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Aug 202017
Reaching out to Former Parishioners

As part of our Church rebuild project, we want to reach out to those who were part of our former parish communities of Burwood, Dallington and Mairehau who might be happy to contribute to our fundraising programme. If you know past parishioners who might appreciate a letter from the parish priest inviting them to consider [more…]

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Aug 182017
From our Parish School

In Kaupeka (Y7/8) we are working on a PBL (Project Based Learning) about New Zealand Politics. Over the next few weeks we have local electoral candidates coming in for Q&A sessions with the year 7/8s. We invite parishioners to come in and listen. Jo Hayes (National, CHCH East) Wed 23rd August – 9:30am. Dr Duncan [more…]

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