This coming Friday (3rd August) we gather at 6:30pm to pray for the rebuild of our Church. Please come along and join us in putting our requests before the Lord, that our building project will run smoothly, that costs will be met and that there will be no delays.
Parish AGM There was a good turnout last Sunday to our annual parish meeting. Reports were presented, and discussion followed. Parts of the meeting were streamed live on Facebook. The General Manager of the diocese, Andy Doherty, gave an interesting overview of the work he and his team does for the bishop and for our [more…]
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…]
As the New Year gets underway, our plans for the next two years are starting to take shape. We hope to start building the presbytery in April, and later in the year begin preparing our site for the construction of the new church and pastoral centre. Options are being considered for where we will go [more…]
Due to Stations of the Cross beginning at 7pm on Fridays during Lent, Monthly Rebuild Prayer will begin at 6.30pm this Friday, March 2nd. Please consider joining us for this corporate prayer, where we bring our need before the Lord and remember our dependency on Him for our rebuild project to run smoothly.
This week we received sign-off from the Diocese for the design of the presbytery at 63 Kensington Avenue. Detailed plans are now being drawn up for the City Council consent process. So as 2017 comes to a conclusion, we thank God (and St Francis for his intercession) that the Mairehau church, pastoral centre and presbytery [more…]
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…]