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, […]

Te Ara a Maria – Mary's Way

In 1838 at the first Catholic Mass, Bishop Pompallier dedicated New Zealand to Our Lady Assumed into Heaven when he celebrated his first Mass here at Totara Point in the […]

#Share the Journey

“ #Share the journey was a beautiful experience for me. A journey of solidarity but also a chance to get to know and understand my peers better.“ In October the […]

Archbishop Paul announces Cathedral architects

Archbishop Paul has announced that Christchurch firm Warren and Mahoney Architects will work with American-based Catholic architectural specialists Franck & Lohsen Architects in the design of the new cathedral for […]

Our Faith – Our Future

In December 2020, Bishop Paul wrote in Inform about the three diocesan priorities. The purpose of having these is to focus our priorities and help prioritise our efforts and energies. […]