Catholic Chaplaincy to finish for the Antarctic

The National Science Foundation, which manages the U.S. Antarctic Programme, has announced that a steady decline in church-going at U.S. Antarctic stations means the Programme can no longer support the […]

Christchurch Hospital Chaplain retires

In June Sister Mary Hanrahan RSM left as hospital chaplain after eight years at Christchurch Hospital.  In that time Sister Mary has provided pastoral ministry to patients, their families and […]

Diaconate Ordination a Joyous and Holy Day

Bishop Barry has ordained three men to the Sacred Order of Deacons. The deacons are Do Nguyen, Tien Cao and Thanh Tran, three of the four original Vietnamese who arrived […]

Diocesan Property Update – July 2015

The Cathedral Announcement: On May 28th 2015, Bishop Barry Jones announced his plan for the future of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The significance of the timing of this […]