Caritas responding to Tonga disaster

Caritas Aotearoa NZ is responding quickly to the Tonga volcanic eruption disaster. It has offered an immediate Solidarity Grant to Caritas Tonga and is also receiving donations, through its Pacific […]

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 […]

Diocese offers St John the Baptist Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Diocese to assist laity to study paper/s at The Catholic Theological College (Auckland) by distance learning. The scholarship has been offered for 10 years […]

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, […]