Posts From the monthly archives: "August 2016"

On the 6th August 2016, the Feast of the Transfiguration, Sister Catherine of Christ OCD made her First Profession of Temporary Vows at the Carmelite Monastery of Christ the King. The main celebrant, Fr Clarence Trinkle from Washington DC, who guided Sr Catherine towards the contemplative life, was joined by six other priests at the…(Read More)

A Christchurch Catholic Community of Learning has been approved by the Ministry of Education, and those schools involved are hard at work to finalise their achievement plan, which will form the basis of their work together over the next 2 years. Communities of Learning are developing around the country and are based on the Ministry…(Read More)

We feature some mostly Catholic choral music recorded in our Cathedral in 2008. Our Cathedral Choir and Orchestra were joined by the Graduate Choir of Auckland in a great concert. The acoustic of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament can be fully appreciated…(Read More)

Former Ngai Tahu Property chief executive, Tony Sewell, has accepted a contract to lead the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch property team. A long-time member of the Catholic Cathedral Management Board, he has a deep understanding of property matters in relation to the Diocese. “The Diocese has tread a very sensible and measured path in…(Read More)