PSNI Launch Mother & Baby Appeal

The Police Service of Northern Ireland launched an investigation into allegations of abuse within Mother and Baby Institutions, Work Houses and Magdalene Laundries in Northern Ireland on 6th October 2021. […]

Latest Inform now available

The latest Inform – issue 135, Advent 2022 is now available. Inform can be read below in PDF format or Flipbook: Inform 135 – Advent 2022 Read about the Ablaze […]

Diocese offers St John the Baptist Scholarship

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

Clergy Appointments

Over the weekend Bishop Michael announced the following appointments for clergy. These will be effective on the weekend of 28th / 29th January 2023 Priest New Parish New Appointment Fr […]

Ablaze Parish Renewal Conference

The Ablaze Conference was a wonderful two days of inspiring keynotes, informative workshops and times of prayer and ministry. 280 people attended including people from every diocese in Aotearoa. We […]

Diocesan Vision and Priorities

Our Vision The Catholic Diocese of Christchurch is seeking to grow a community of disciples of Jesus Christ, striving to grow in holiness, supporting each other in community and on […]

Diocesan Synod Synthesis completed

On October 17th 2021 Pope Francis celebrated the opening of the Synod: “For a Synodal Church: communion, participation, and mission”. Pope Francis began a process of inviting the church to […]