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Bishop Michael’s Installation information

Bishop Michael Gielen invites the people of the Diocese to his Installation as the 11th Bishop of Christchurch.

This will take place at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral on Saturday 9th July at 11am.

All are warmly invited.


Parking within St Mary’s grounds will only be available for those with disabilities.

As it is a Saturday parking will be available in the surrounding streets as well as City Church (across the road from St Mary’s at 346 Manchester Street).

A drop off zone is also provided outside the main entrance to the Pro-Cathedral on Manchester Street.


The Installation Mass will be livestreamed using this link. It will also on our Facebook page


Following Mass hospitality will be available at Cathedral Cathedral College, 62 Ferry Road. Some limited parking will available in the school grounds. Parking is available on the old Blessed Sacrament site with the entry off Barbadoes Street