Posts From the monthly archives: "March 2020"

Mass Livestream

Mass will be livestreamed each day from three places. Diocese Sundays at 10.00am and celebrated by Bishop Paul Monday to Saturday at 9.00am and celebrated by various priests of the diocese. Once the livestream finishes they are available to watch on Youtube Click here for the Diocese YouTube channel Waimakariri Mass is being…(Read More)

Caritas has launched an appeal to assist the Pacific nations with the pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly and globally with devastating impact. Caritas is working with partners on the ground across the Pacific and around the world to support vulnerable communities as they prepare for and respond to the effects of…(Read More)

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ Kia tau te rangimārie kia koutou – Peace be with you It was in the evening of the first Easter day, while the disciples were locked down in fear, that suddenly the risen Christ stood before them in the closed room and said, “Peace be with you” and showed…(Read More)

20 March 2020 Dear Members of the Catholic community You will have read the public statement of the Bishops of New Zealand regarding the suspension of all Masses in the country from 20 March. It was not an easy decision to make knowing as we do that the Eucharist is at the heart of our…(Read More)

20 March 2020 Pastoral letter to parishioners from the Catholic Bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand regarding the Covid-19 coronavirus-related suspension of Mass The psalm we pray together at this weekend’s Masses for the Fourth Sunday in Lent is perhaps the best known and most loved of all the psalms. For almost three…(Read More)