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…]

 22/12/2017  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: ,
Dec 222017
 
End of Life Choice Bill

David Seymour’s ‘End of Life Choice’ bill seeks to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide in New Zealand for those over 18 years with a terminal illness or an irremediable condition.  The majority of MPs voted ‘yes’, so the bill will go to Select Committee where the public can submit their views on it. This Select [more…]

 22/12/2017  Categories: News Tagged with:
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…]

 15/12/2017  Categories: Diocesan News, News Tagged with: ,
Dec 082017
 
Youth Ministry - Become World Changers

We are looking at youth ministry next year. You may have seen the Facebook page called St Francis of Assisi World Changers.  Young people are full of passion and have so many gifts. As a Parish we would like to explore ways for them to change the world through love and service. Anyone in the [more…]

 08/12/2017  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: , , , ,
Dec 082017
 
Mission Circle - Tuesday 12th December

Tuesday 12th December at 1:30pm in the Edgeware Tennis Club Rooms. 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.  In addition to the usual contributions towards the Housie and raffle prizes, please bring a wrapped Secret Santa [more…]

 08/12/2017  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: , ,
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…]

 08/12/2017  Categories: News Tagged with: , ,
Dec 012017
 
Supporting our School Parents

Two options we offer this week. You can pick up a foil tray from the Parish Office and fill it with a meal and drop it back to the office; or join with others on Thursday at 1pm to make Shepherd Pies for families. Contact Kirsten Challies for more details.

 01/12/2017  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: , ,
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.

 01/12/2017  Categories: News Tagged with: ,