As part of the Biketober events around Christchurch, church congregations are being encouraged to bike to their place of worship on Sunday 14th October. We appreciate that this is simply not possible for everyone; but if you can then please consider it. Remember to lock your bike. Check out www.biketober.nz/christchurch-programme-2018.
Feast Day Fun – Calling all families Join us in the school grounds on Thursday 4th October at midday for hot chips and a play with your friends. Bring a drink bottle, your scooters and a ball if you wish. This is a free event so all are welcome Feast Day fun for the teenagers [more…]
Seasons for Growth is a 4-week programme to enable people to understand, express and work through their experience of change, loss and grief. Change and loss can result from the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, the loss of physical ability, Divorce, dislocation from culture, the change caused by retirement or any [more…]
Thursday October 4th – all welcome. Bus leaves at 10am from our Church and arrives home again at around 4:30pm. While journeying to Akaroa to hear from Fr Paul Shannahan of how faith came to the area, we will be mindful of our own journey of faith and hear of another’s faith story along the way. [more…]
Parish Confirmation Sacramental Programme Confirmation is for Year 8 students and above. Sessions begin 16th September (note correction to month). Registration is online. Check out the Parish Facebook page for the link for registration. Dates for Confirmation are: Sunday 16th & 23rd September and Sunday 14th & 21st October at 6pm (after the 5pm Mass)
On Sunday 9th September we will begin a catch-up programme for school age children who have not been baptised. If you know of any children who would like to receive baptism, please see Fr Simon or Clare Bell. In October we will begin a catch-up programme for Reconciliation and First Communion for children year 5 [more…]