Posts From the monthly archives: "September 2020"

Latest Inform now available

The latest Inform – issue 124 , October 2020 is now available. This issue includes further remembrance of the Most Rev Basil Meeking DD, seventh Bishop of Christchurch. There is a significant focus on respecting life and the upcoming euthanasia referendum The Cathedral is remembered and the Perpetual Adoration Chapel marking its 7th anniversary. And…(Read More)

Mass Times

Mass times for the new parishes that have been amalgamated and are as follows. Cathedral Parish Sunday Mass times: (all Masses @ St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral) Saturday Vigil: 5.30pm Sunday: 8am, 9:30am, 11am, 4:30pm and 6pm Weekday Mass times: Monday to Friday: 7:30am, 9:15am & 12:05pmSaturday: 9.15am North…(Read More)

The upcoming election will include a referendum on Euthanasia. The question you will be asked is “Do you support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 coming into force?” The Church is very clear that she respects life from conception to natural death. Those whose lives are diminished or weakened deserve special care and respect…(Read More)

Employment Vacancies

Catholic Youth Team – Events Coordinator The Catholic Youth Team (CYT) for the Diocese of Christchurch invites applications for the fulltime position of Events Coordinator. Please go to for more details about the role and required skills and experience. Applications close October 29th, 2020. Catholic Parish of Greymouth – Youth…(Read More)

Fr Kevin Clark RIP

Bishop Paul has announced that Fr Kevin Clark died late Monday afternoon at Nazareth House. Fr Kevin was 89 years of age and a priest of the diocese for 64 years.”We pray eternal rest for his soul and thanks to God for his life and ministry.” Due to the Covid-19 level 2 requirements…(Read More)

In their statement the New Zealand Catholic Bishops oppose euthanasia and urge cannabis caution They are urging voters to say “no” to the euthanasia referendum and ask that voters give “serious thoughts” to the effect of cannabis on vulnerable young people when considering the cannabis referendum. The six bishops make those calls in their 2020…(Read More)