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 […]

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 […]

Latest Inform now available

The latest Inform – issue 131, April 2022 is now available. This issue includes: Read a message from our new Bishop Archbishop Paul shares his farewell message Hear from those […]

Good Shepherd Sunday 2022

(NZ Vocations Awareness Week 8th – 14th May) The Good Shepherd and the Smell of the Sheep ‘Please pray for me, not against me,’ the universal shepherd – Pope Francis […]

Mass Online

An online Mass is offered by the Diocese. This is from St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral at 9.30am and can be found at this link (the link will uploaded on the day prior) […]

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 […]