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Christmas Mass Times

This page is being continually updated as more information is being received

We are operating under the government Traffic Light system.

Check the parish below for the particular Mass requirements for With My Vaccine Pass Masses and Without My Vaccine Pass Masses

Where a My Vaccine Pass is NOT required there is a maximum of 50 people and registration may be required. For those parishes who are using online registration the link is here and this will open on Monday 20th December

Cathedral Parish at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral

Christmas Eve

5:30pm – No My Vaccine Pass Mass (Registration required)
7pm, 9pm and 11.30pm My Vaccine Pass Masses (no registration required)

Christmas Day

8am, 9am, 11.00am,
My Vaccine Pass Masses (no registration required)
Please Note: There are no Masses Christmas Afternoon/Evening

Anointing of the Sick Mass

Wednesday 15th at 7.30am (WITHOUT My Vaccine Pass)
Thursday 16th at 9.15am (WITH My Vaccine Pass)
Friday 17th at 12.05pm (WITH My Vaccine Pass)

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Monday to Friday 11.30am-12 noon
Saturday 9.45-10.15am
Tuesday 21st December 10am to 12.00pm
Wednesday 22nd December 1.30pm-2.30pm
Thursday 23rd December 4.00-5.30pm
Friday 24th December 10am-12 noon

Christchurch North

Christmas Eve

5pm – Children’s Nativity Play & Family Mass at Christ the King
5pm – Children’s Nativity Play & Family Mass at St Gregory’s, Bishopdale
8.30pm Mass at at Christ the King (8pm Carols)
8.30pm Mass at at St Gregory’s, Bishopdale (8pm Carols)
Midnight Mass at Christ the King (11.30pm Carols)

Christmas Day

8.30am – St Gregory’s, Bishopdale
9am – Christ the King
10am – St Gregory’s, Bishopdale
10.30am – Christ the King (without a My Vaccine Pass)

Mass of Anointing

Friday 10 December, Noon, St Gregory’s
Tuesday 14 December, Noon, St Gregory’s

Christchurch South

Christmas Eve

5pm – Sacred Heart Church, Addington (My Vaccine Pass required)
6pm – Sts Peter & Paul, Halswell (My Vaccine Pass required)
6pm – St Peter’s Church, Beckenham (My Vaccine Pass required)
8pm – Our Lady of the Assumption, Hoon Hay (My Vaccine Pass required)
9pm – Sacred Heart Church, Addington (My Vaccine Pass required). Carols from 8.30pm
9pm – St Peter’s Church, Beckenham (My Vaccine Pass required)
10pm – Carmelite Monastery (My Vaccine Pass required)

Christmas Day

8.30am – Carmelite Monastery (My Vaccine Pass required)
9am – Sts Peter & Paul, Halswell (My Vaccine Pass required)
9am – Sacred Heart, Addington (My Vaccine Pass not required – registration required)
9am – Our Lady of the Assumption, Hoon Hay (My Vaccine Pass required)
10:30am – Sacred Heart Church, Addington (My Vaccine Pass required)
11am – St Peter’s Church, Beckenham (My Vaccine Pass not required – registration required)
11am – Sts Peter & Paul, Halswell (My Vaccine Pass not required – registration required)

Sacrament of Reconciliation Rite I

Tuesday 14 December, Hoon Hay, 7pm
Thursday 16 December, Beckenham, 7pm
Thursday 16 December, Addington, 7pm

New Year’s Day

8.30am – Carmel (My Vaccine Pass required)
9am – Addington (My Vaccine Pass not required – registration required )
9am – Halswell (My Vaccine Pass required)

Christchurch East

Christmas Eve

Christmas Carols 6:00pm, Mass 6:30pm – Diamond Harbour
Christmas Carols 6:00pm, Mass 6:30 pm – Woolston
Family Mass 7pm – St Mary’s New Brighton
Carols 8pm, Mass 8.30 pm – Sumner

Christmas Day

Mass 9am – St Anne’s. Woolston
Please note – ‘Non-disclosing’ Mass, limited to 50 people, registration required

Mass 10:30am – St Anne’s, Woolston

25th / 26th December – Normal Orange Traffic Light Weekend Mass Schedule

New Year:

Friday 31st – Eucharistic Adoration – 11:00pm St Anne s, Woolston (followed by Benediction)
Midnight Mass

Saturday 1st – New Year’s Day Mass – 10:30am St Anne’s, Woolston

Please note: All Masses will require valid ‘Vaccine Pass’, except those noted as ‘Non-disclosing’ Masses.

Christchurch West

Thursday 23rd December, 5pm – St Teresa’s Church (vaccine pass required)
Low Sensory Mass – This is for anyone who may be on the autism spectrum, people who have sensory issues or social anxiety and their families.

Christmas Eve

Our Lady of Victories Church
6pm (vaccine pass Mass)
8pm (registration required)

Christmas Day

St Bernadette’s Church
8am (registration required)
10.30am (vaccine pass Mass)

St Teresa’s Church
Midnight Mass (registration required)
8am (vaccine pass Mass)
10.00am (vaccine pass Mass)

Our Lady of Victories Church
Midnight Mass (vaccine pass Mass)
9am (vaccine pass Mass)
11.00am (registration required)

New Year

New Year’s Eve
11pm – St Teresa’s (no pass required)
11pm – OLV (Vaccine pass Mass)

New Year’s Day
9am – OLV (no pass required)
12.05pm – St Teresa’s (vaccine pass Mass)

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite I

Wednesday 22 December: 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Our Lady of Victories

Akaroa

Christmas Eve

5pm – Little River
8pm – Akaroa

Christmas Day

9.30am – Akaroa

Feast of the Holy Family—26 December

9.30am – Akaroa

Greymouth

Christmas Eve

Kumara – 5.30pm (My Vaccine Pass not required)
Greymouth – 7.30pm Family Mass (My Vaccine Pass required)
Greymouth – Midnight Mass (My Vaccine Pass required)

Christmas Day

Cobden – 8am (My Vaccine Pass required)
Greymouth – 9.30am (My Vaccine Pass not required)
Ngahere – 10.00am (My Vaccine Pass not required)

Hokitika

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Mass of Anointing

Hurunui

Christmas Eve

My Vaccine Pass Required for Amberley & Hanmer Springs only

6pm – Amberley (carols from 5.30pm)
9pm – Hanmer (carols from 8.30pm)

Christmas Day

8am – Culverden
10.30am – Cheviot

Sunday 26th December – Feast of the Holy Family

8.30am – Hanmer Springs
9am – Amberley
10.30am – Hawarden

Korean Community

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Mackenzie

Sacrament of Reconciliation Rite II

Fairlie – Tuesday 14 December, 7pm

Anointing Mass

Twizel – Saturday 18 December, 6pm
Fairlie – Sunday 19 December, 9.30am

Christmas Eve

Twizel – 6pm (My Vaccine Pass required)
9pm (My Vaccine Pass not required – registration required)

Christmas Day

Fairlie – 9am (My Vaccine Pass required) and 11am (My Vaccine Pass not required – registration required)

Sunday 26th December

Fairlie – 9.30am (My Vaccine Pass not required. Due to number at Mass no registration required)
Twizel – 6pm (My Vaccine Pass not required. Due to number at Mass no registration required)

Mid Canterbury

Simbang Gabi (Evening Mass)

Nine days novena of Masses to prepare for Christmas
15-18 December – 7pm at Tinwald, Holy Spirit Church
19 December – 7pm at Ashburton, Holy Name Church
20-23 December – 7pm at Tinwald, Holy Spirit Church

Christmas Eve

6pm Ashburton, Holy Name Church – Carols from 5.45pm
6pm Rakaia, St Ita’s Church – Carols from 5.30pm
9pm Ashburton, Holy Name Church – Carols from 8.30pm
9pm Methven, OLS Church – Carols from 8.30pm

Christmas Day

8.30am Tinwald, Holy Spirit Church
10am Ashburton, Holy Name Church
11am (Non-Disclosure/Non-Vaccinated) at Tinwald, Holy Spirit

No 6pm Mass at Ashburton, Holy Name Church

New Year Mass Schedule

Friday 31 December 9pm – Ashburton, Holy Name Church
No 9.15am Mass at Ashburton

Saturday 1 January 10am – Ashburton, Holy Name Church
No 6pm Mass at Ashburton, Holy Name Church

Opihi

Christmas Eve

Pleasant Point, Carols 5.30pm, Mass 6pm
Christmas Eve, Temuka, Carols 8pm, Mass 8.30pm

Christmas Day

Geraldine, Carols 8.30am, Mass 9am

There will be no Saturday Vigil Mass at Pleasant Point on Christmas Day (there’s usually one at 6pm on Saturdays).
Vaccine Passes will be required at ALL our Christmas Masses.

Selwyn

Christmas Eve

Leeston: Carols 5.30pm, Mass 6pm (My Vaccine Pass required)
Lincoln: Carols 5.30pm, Mass 6pm & Carols 8pm, Mass 8.30pm (My Vaccine Pass required for both)
Darfield: Carols 8pm, Mass 8.30pm (My Vaccine Pass required)

Christmas Day

Lincoln: 9am (My Vaccine Pass required) and 11am (My Vaccine Pass not required)

(There will be no Mass 27-31 December)

New Year’s Day
Lincoln: 9am (My Vaccine Pass required)
Darfield: 9am (My Vaccine Pass not required)

(There will be no Mass 3-7 January)

South Westland

Christmas Eve

Hari Hari – 4pm
Franz Josef – 7pm

Christmas Day

Fox Glacier – 8am
Haast – 11am

Sunday 26 December

Franz Josef – 5pm

Te Rangimarie

Christmas Eve

Mass at 8pm (My Vaccine Pass required)

Carols at 7.30pm.

Sacrament of Reconciliation 7.30pm – 7.50pm.

Timaru

Christmas Eve

7pm – St Thomas’ Church
9pm – Sacred Heart Basilica

Christmas Day

8am – Sacred Heart Basilica (limited to 50 people)
9.30am – Sacred Heart Basilica

Feast of the Holy Family—26 December
9am – Sacred Heart Basilica
10.30am – St Thomas’ Church
5pm – Sacred Heart Basilica (limited to 50 people)

New Years Day
10am – Sacred Heart Basilica

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday morning 10.00am – 10.30am, Sacred Heart Basilica

Waimakariri

Thursday 23rd December, 5pm – no Vaccine Pass required
Low Sensory Mass – This is for anyone who may be on the autism spectrum, people who have sensory issues or social anxiety and their families.

Christmas Eve

5:30pm Mass – Carols from 5pm, Kaiapoi – pass required
7:30pm Mass – Carols from 7pm, Rangiora – no pass required. Outdoor Mass; multiple groups of 50

Christmas Day

8.30am Mass – Oxford – no pass required
9am Mass – Kaiapoi – no pass required
10.30am Mass – Carols from 10am, Rangiora – pass required

New Year’s Day

11.30pm Mass – Rangiora – no pass required (2 groups of 50)
9.30am Mass – Kaiapoi – no pass required
6pm Mass – Rangiora – pass required

Waimate

Christmas Eve

7.00pm – Nativity play followed by the Christmas Mass.
(My Vaccine Pass required)
No Mass on Christmas Day

Sanctuary of Fourvière

As per the usual schedule, Mass will be held each day at 12pm for the rest of advent and the Christmas octave, expect for Mondays

Christmas Eve

6:30pm Carols, 7pm Mass
Midnight Mass

Christmas Day

12pm Mass

Latin Mass Community

Christmas Eve

Christmas Midnight Mass: Carols at 9pm, Solemn High Mass at 10pm

Christmas Day

Low Mass 8am
Low Mass with Carols 9am
Sung Mass 10am
Low Mass 12pm

NB: Please note there will be no 5pm Saturday Vigil Mass.