St Francis of Assisi Parish
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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Oct 182019
Lectio Divina

In the Assisi Lounge – every Monday at 9am and Thursday at 2pm All very welcome

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Mar 012019
Praying for you...

Please keep the following in your prayers this week… † a man undergoing major spinal surgery this week † a friend with a broken hip † a friend’s terminally ill daughter † those who care for the sick and vulnerable  † for Father Simon on sabbatical †

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Feb 082019
Bible Study - The Gospel of Luke

“The Gospel of St. Luke” is being read throughout 2019, liturgical Year C.  Fr John Jolliffe will lead two presentations to help us to know Jesus Christ, full of love and mercy, through the eyes of St. Luke and so grow into a deeper love and intimacy with Jesus in prayer and life.  Presentation 1 [more…]

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Feb 012019
Prayer and Reflection Group

Prayer & Reflection Group All are welcome to a time of prayer and reflection on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, commencing Tuesday February 5th, at 7pm in the school staff room. Simply bring a pen and paper/journal for gathering your thoughts.

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Dec 212018
Message from Trisha Wilkins

Trisha has completed her year at Catholic Discipleship College – she writes “My year at CDC in Auckland provided me with a number of opportunities, including the study of scripture and philosophy.  I look back on the year and know that through some of the challenges I faced, I truly received God’s grace.  Prayer was [more…]

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Nov 302018
Advent...preparing for Christmas...what you can do

Preparing for Christmas through Advent can follow many paths; here are some options around the Diocese this Advent. Perpetual Adoration Chapel – contact Matt on 366-9869 or Advent Rosary Let us invite the Blessed Virgin Mary, pregnant with the Word of God, into our hearts this Advent by praying the rosary each Tuesday of Advent [more…]

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Nov 232018
Advent Rosary; each Tuesday in Advent

Let us invite the Blessed Virgin Mary, pregnant with the Word of God, into our hearts this Advent by praying the rosary each Tuesday of Advent in our parish church at 7pm – Tuesday 4th, 11th and 18th of December. All very welcome.

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Nov 152018
Sharing and Reflection Group - Tuesday 20th November

All are welcome to come along this coming Tuesday 7pm for a time of prayer followed by reflection upon some reading material. Just bring a pen and paper. We meet in the staffroom at the school, which you can find on the ground floor to the right of the stairwell

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