Sep 132019
 
Prayer Army - we need your help

Calling all those in our Rest-homes and those somewhat housebound! WE NEED YOU to serve in our parish as part of our Prayer Army. We know that God is very much at work here and we need people to pray that we have ears to hear God’s leading and that He enables us to respond [more…]

 13/09/2019  Categories: News
Sep 132019
 
Parish Feast Day Preparations

Parish Feast Day 2019 Sharing and Celebrating Cultures Our Parish Feast Day will take place on Sunday 6th October after the 10:30am Mass.  It will run from 11:30am to 2:30pm.  In order for this day to be a success we need your involvement. 1: The Feast Day is for you! Mark it in your diary [more…]

 13/09/2019  Categories: Event, News
Sep 132019
 
Email Scams

Please be aware of scam emails purporting to come from people you know, asking for money. Some have been circulating around our parish saying Fr Simon needs financial assistance. This is the work of fraudsters. Simply delete these messages.

 13/09/2019  Categories: News
Sep 062019
 
Welcome to Tung Tran

Last weekend Tung Tran, a younger brother of Father Thanh, arrived in Christchurch to begin studies with a view to offering himself for service as a priest in Christchurch Diocese. He is now attending Ara Language School, and when he has reached the requisite level of English proficiency, he will apply to Bishop Paul to [more…]

 06/09/2019  Categories: News
Sep 062019
 
Diocesan Notices 8th September

PILGRIMAGE FOR LIFE In response to the government Abortion Law Reform Bill, for which submissions close on Sept 19, a pilgrimage, beginning simultaneously at Cape Reinga in the north and Bluff in the south, will travel throughout NZ stopping at many parishes with a Sacred Heart statue for prayer and petition. Both legs of the [more…]

 06/09/2019  Categories: Diocesan News
Sep 012019
 
Happy Father's Day

We wish all the fathers in the parish a happy Fathers Day.

 01/09/2019  Categories: News
Aug 302019
 
An Introduction to Church Teaching on Interfaith Relations

All are welcome to come along and hear about the Catholic Church’s official teaching on interfaith relations and dialogue.  This is particularly relevant given our recent events in Christchurch.  The workshop will be led by a member of the NZ Catholic Bishop’s Committee for Interfaith Relations.  Sunday 15th September, 2pm at Our Lady of Victories [more…]

 30/08/2019  Categories: News
Aug 302019
 
Pilgrimage for Life - Prayer Evening

On September 1st a group of Catholics left Cape Regina with a statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Another group of Catholics left Bluff with a statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. These two statues will travel throughout New Zealand and meet in Wellington on September 18th, the day before submissions close for [more…]

 30/08/2019  Categories: Event, News