Wednesday 23rd October 11:30am – 1:30pm St Gregory’s Church, Bishopdale. Speakers are Fr Simon Eccleton (Vicar for Marriage) and Ms Elizabeth Ong (Director) from the Marriage Tribunal Office. RSVP to the parish office by Wednesday 16th October.
6 October 2019 Dear Father, On behalf of the Sisters of Compassion, thank you for supporting the Suzanne Aubert Celebration Sunday. I am unsure if your parish is able to play the video that has been prepared for this special day. If not, then as an alternative, I am writing to ask if you could [more…]
Pope Francis has asked the church to mark this month of October as an Extraordinary Month of Mission Dear Brothers and Sisters In the Pentecost Our Faith Our Future proposal for restructuring of Christchurch city parishes I emphasised that we must ensure that our parish structures serve the primary mission of the church. Too often [more…]
Maryfest and a grand Procession will be held at Our Lady of Victories Church at 2pm on Sunday 13th October. All are most welcome to come and honour Our Blessed Mother. See the poster in the church foyer for details. Interfaith Prayers for World Peace Sunday October 13th Botanic Gardens Peace Bell at 2pm. The [more…]
Friday 4th October 7pm, St Teresa’s Church, Riccarton. Join the Beatitudes Community and the Brothers of St John for an evening in honour of St Therese of Lisieux, with the theme “No, I’m not dying, I’m entering into life!” The evening will include vespers, music, teaching, testimonies, and concludes with supper in the hall. Inquiries contact firstname.lastname@example.org All are [more…]
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…]
ABORTION LAW REFORM: You will be aware that the current Labour-led Government has proposed an ALTERNATIVE ABORTION LAW to our parliament.That Bill, being promoted by the Justice Minister, Andrew Little, has passed its first reading and has now been referred to a Special Select Committee for further consideration and to give the public of New [more…]