Due to Stations of the Cross beginning at 7pm on Fridays during Lent, Monthly Rebuild Prayer will begin at 6.30pm this Friday, March 2nd. Please consider joining us for this corporate prayer, where we bring our need before the Lord and remember our dependency on Him for our rebuild project to run smoothly.
This week we received sign-off from the Diocese for the design of the presbytery at 63 Kensington Avenue. Detailed plans are now being drawn up for the City Council consent process. So as 2017 comes to a conclusion, we thank God (and St Francis for his intercession) that the Mairehau church, pastoral centre and presbytery [more…]
As part of our Church rebuild project, we want to reach out to those who were part of our former parish communities of Burwood, Dallington and Mairehau who might be happy to contribute to our fundraising programme. If you know past parishioners who might appreciate a letter from the parish priest inviting them to consider [more…]
At our annual parish meeting in June, Tony Sewell (Diocesan Property Officer) gave a good overview of where we are at with the rebuild of our facilities. Though changes are still likely as we move through this process, here is where we stand as at today: In light of the feedback from parishioners, direction from [more…]
Thank you to all those families who have indicated they would like to support Our Turn: Our Future of St Francis of Assisi with a pledge. Many of you have not yet begun your pledge payments, to do so please send your gifts to: Bank: WESTPAC Account Name: Catholic Diocese of Christchurch Diocesan Trust, Account [more…]
Great News We have been advised that the Diocese has given the green light to Mairehau Parish for its rebuild with the design of the facilities substantially as submitted. There are now many decisions to be made about the detail of how we move ahead with this project. We will keep you informed as those [more…]
Prayer for our Rebuild “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God” (Phil 4:6). On the first Friday of every month, we will be having a time of prayer for half an hour, from 5:30pm and hope that all parishioners are able to [more…]