Oct 112019
 

Be united with other parents as they take Wednesdays as a day to pray more earnestly for their children, by fasting from either food or a form of drink, as a method of prayer; also praying the Parent’s Prayer on the prayer card in the foyer of the Church. 

You may want to put a reminder on your phone as you get accustomed to Wednesdays being a fasting day.

 11/10/2019  Categories: News
Nov 102019
 
Happy 90th Birthday to the Marist Messenger

Many thanks to Fathers Simon and Tien for the opportunity to talk to you this weekend about the Marist Messenger, of which I’ve been the editor for the last few years. I’m delighted to be visiting St Francis of Assisi Parish, and celebrating in the very church in which I was ordained by Bishop Brian [more…]

 10/11/2019  Categories: Editorial
Nov 082019
 
National March for Life

Saturday 7th December at 2pm.  Gather at the Civic Centre, 101 Wakefield Street, Wellington from midday.  Every human life is precious.  Join pro-life New Zealanders in Wellington for a National March for Life.  Be a voice for the voiceless.  Pick up a flyer in the church foyer. 

 08/11/2019  Categories: Event
Nov 082019
 
Mairehau Mission Circle

Tuesday 12th November at 1:30pm in the Assisi Lounge.  An invitation is extended to all parishioners to join with us for an afternoon of fun, including games of housie, raffles and afternoon tea.  Queries to Diana 942 1705.

 08/11/2019  Categories: Event
Nov 082019
 
Children of Hope - Adoration for Kids

The final get together for this year – Come and spend half an hour with Jesus. Prayers, songs and short periods of silence. Sunday 17th November at 2:30pm in the Church.  Afternoon tea and play for the kids afterwards. Queries to Debra 027 717 5616. 

 08/11/2019  Categories: Event
Nov 082019
 
Christmas Vigil Singing Group

Anyone interested in joining a singing group to lead the singing at 6pm Mass, Christmas eve, please contact the Parish Secretary on 385-3459 or Michael Collins [after Sunday 9am Mass, in Choir area]. This will require up to three practices

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Nov 082019
 
Safeguarding Workshop

Thanks to all those who have attended the Safeguarding Workshops round the Diocese.  The parish will host a workshop in our Assisi Lounge on Thursday 28th November at 7pm for those parishioners on rosters who have not yet been able to attend. Please RSVP to the parish office if you plan to attend this 1-hour [more…]

 08/11/2019  Categories: Event
Nov 032019
 
Saints for our everyday lives

There are many Saints who have played a huge role in my faith journey; they have become my friends and companions. I feel that I know them well, I have read their life stories; I know their suffering and pain. I have watched videos of their lives and I even have pictures of them around [more…]

 03/11/2019  Categories: Editorial Tagged with: ,
Nov 012019
 
Job Vacancy - John Paul II Centre for Life

Are you an experienced office administrator with good knowledge of Xero software?  Do you have a “can-do” attitude, an affinity with the Catholic faith and her teachings? Please consider joining our team at the John Paul II Centre for Life.  Apply to director@jp2.org.nz for details of this part-time position or call 351 3225.  Applications close [more…]

 01/11/2019  Categories: News Tagged with: ,
Nov 012019
 
Christmas Vigil - Singing Group

Anyone interested in joining a singing group to lead the singing at 6pm Mass, Christmas eve, please contact the Parish Secretary on 385-3459 or Michael Collins [after Sunday 9am Mass, in Choir area]. This will require up to three practices.

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