Employment Vacancies

Hospital Chaplain A vacancy exists for the position of Catholic Pastoral Chaplain at Burwood Hospital.  This is a part time position (20 hours per week – negotiable). The Catholic Chaplain […]

Covid-19 Protection Framework – Traffic lights

We are now operating under the government traffic light system. The New Zealand bishops have issued a pastoral letter, Living, Caring, Worshipping and Ministering in a Covid-19 World. In the letter they […]

Latest Inform now available

The latest Inform – issue 130, December 2021 is now available. This issue includes: Monty Bamford ordained a deacon We welcome our new Diocesan General Manager The Synod called for […]

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care

The bishops and congregational leaders of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand will closely study the interim Redress report of the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care and look […]

Diaconate Ordination

Archbishop Paul ordained as deacons Monty Bamford, Adam Kirkeby and Alfred Tong on Saturday 2nd October at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral Monty is a seminarian of the Christchurch Diocese. Please keep […]

Fr Frank Kelly RIP

On Saturday morning Father Frank Kelly died peacefully at Nazareth House. Fr Frank was born in Invercargill in 1941. After attending St Bede’s College he entered Holy Name Seminary at […]

New General Manager appointed

Archbishop Paul has announced the appointment of Simon Thompson as its new General Manager, replacing Andy Doherty who, after six years in the role, is moving overseas. Thompson is Manager, […]