Feb 052020
40 Days for Life Prayer Campaign

Please join us in a powerful Lenten prayer effort. Just one hour a week praying opposite Christchurch Hospital will help to save the lives of unborn children scheduled for abortion and increase our nation’s reverence for life. Many volunteers needed from 8:00am to 6:00pm between 26th Feb and 5th April. You won’t stand alone. Visit [more…]

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Mar 232018
Holy Week - Monday 26th March to Sunday 1st April

Monday            7:30pm Chrism Mass at the Pro-Cathedral Tuesday           7:00pm Parish Reconciliation Service Thursday          5:00pm Individual Reconciliations 7:00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Night Prayer & Adoration to 9pm Friday               10:00am Stations of the Cross 12:00(midday) Passion of the Lord 3:00pm Passion of the Lord (repeated) Saturday          8:00pm Easter Vigil Sunday             [more…]

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Mar 022018
24 Hours with the Lord

24 Hours with the Lord Pope Francis has asked us to observe 24 Hours with the Lord in each Diocese during Lent. This will take place at St Gregory’s Church, Bishopdale from midday Friday 9th March until midday Saturday 10th March. There will be 24 hours of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and priests will [more…]

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Feb 232018
Rediscover Jesus Books

We have had a huge response to our giving out of the Rediscover Jesus book for Lent. If you have taken a copy and now find you are not using it, please just return it to the foyer of the Church and it can be taken by another parishioner. Thank you

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Feb 172018
40 Days for Life - For Lent

Remember to join in the parish hour to pray outside Christchurch Hospital for peaceful and quiet prayer. The Parish hour is every Thursday 2pm – 3pm.  

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Feb 112018
Our Last Lent Here!

As we begin Lent this week, I am very mindful that this is our last Lent in this particular house of God. In 2012 we began our journey as the St Francis of Assisi Parish, having experienced the pains of change due to the earthquakes.  From three former parishes, the Lord has moulded us together [more…]

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