The Catholic Bishops’ of New Zealand have issued the following letter today (Tuesday 26th May) for parishioners. It can be read here;
As a result of the Covid-19 Lockdown on the country, the NZ Catholic Bishop’s have been looking at how they can assist families of children attending Catholic Schools with their Attendance Dues obligations. Bishop Paul has announced that in the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch a financial assistance scheme will be put in place to offer [more…]
Please be aware that there are scammers out there presently using this lockdown time to their advantage. None of the priests of our Diocese would ever ask you for a favour via email. They are staying safe and well in lockdown like everyone else in NZ. Delete any email asking you for a favour immediately.
Thursday 26th March 2020 Dear parishioners and friends, Today is the first of our days in lock-down. I’m sure like me you are finding it to be a surreal experience. 1) Our Leaders. In your prayers, remember to pray for our civic leaders as well as our religious leaders. We are blessed with stable government [more…]