Christmas Mass Times

Cathedral Parish at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral

Christmas Eve
6pm (Preceded with carols at 5.30pm)
8:30pm (Preceded with carols at 8pm)
Midnight Mass (Preceded with carols at 11.30pm) – CBS Music/Orchestra

Christmas Day
8am
9:30am
11am
Midday – Vietnamese Mass at St Francis of Assisi Church
4:30pm

Anointing of the Sick Mass

1:30pm – Friday 18th December

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite II

This will form part of our ‘Silent Night’ evening including Adoration and Prayer – on Friday 18th December at 7pm till 10pm

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite I 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available at 11:30am each weekday.

Christchurch North

Christmas Eve

5.30pm Carols – 6pm Mass at St Matthew’s (Children’s Mass)
7.30pm Carols – 8pm Mass at St Gregory’s
8pm Carols – 8.30pm Mass at at Christ the King
Midnight Mass at Christ the King

Christmas Day

8am – St Gregory’s
9am – St Matthew’s
10am – Christ the King
4pm – Christ the King – Mass in Mandarin (Rosary in Mandarin at 3.30pm)

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite II

Wednesday 16 December, St Gregory’s Church, 7pm
Thursday 17 December, Christ the King Church, 7pm

Mass of Anointing

11am – Wednesday 9 December
11am – Thursday 10 December
Christ the King Church (90 Greers Road)
Followed by a light shared lunch in the Christ the King Pastoral Centre
If you need transport please phone Brenda 359-6693 or Janette 352-5778

Christchurch South

Christmas Eve

5pm – Sacred Heart Church, Addington
6pm – Sts Peter & Paul, Halswell
6pm – St Peter’s Church, Beckenham
8pm – Our Lady of the Assumption, Hoon Hay
9pm – Sacred Heart Church, Addington
9pm – St Peter’s Church, Beckenham
10pm – Carmelite Monastery

Christmas Day

8.30am – Carmelite Monastery
9am – Sts Peter & Paul, Halswell
9am – Our Lady of the Assumption, Hoon Hay
10:30am – Sacred Heart Church, Addington

Sacrament of Reconciliation Rite II

Wednesday 16 December, Addington, 7pm
Thursday 17 December, Halswell, 7pm

New Year’s Day

8.30am – Carmelite Monastery
9am – Sacred Heart Church, Addington
9am – Sts Peter & Paul, Halswell

Christchurch East

Christmas Eve

5.30pm Carols – 6pm Mass at St Andrew’s (Diamond Harbour)
7pm Mass at St Mary’s (Family Mass) (New Brighton)
8pm Carols – 8.30pm Mass at Our Lady Star of the Sea (Sumner)
8pm Carols – 8.30pm Mass at St Anne’s (Woolston)

Christmas Day

9:30am – St Anne’s (Woolston)
10:30am – St Mary’s (New Brighton)

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite II

Thursday 10th December, 7pm at St Anne’s.

Christchurch West

Christmas Eve

6pm – St Bernadette’s & Our Lady of Victories
7.30pm – St Teresa’s
8pm – St Bernadette’s & Our Lady of Victories
Midnight Mass – St Teresa’s

Christmas Day

8am – St Teresa’s
9am – Our lady of Victories
10am – St Teresa’s
10.30am – St Bernadette’s

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Rite 1 Reconciliation with Introduction
Wednesday December 23rd, 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Our Lady of Victories

Akaroa

Christmas Eve

5pm – Little River

Christmas Day

9.30am – Akaroa (St Patricks) 

Greymouth

Christmas Eve

Kumara – 5.30pm
Greymouth – 7.30pm Family Mass
11.30pm – Carols with the Choir and Midnight Mass

Christmas Day

Cobden – 8.00am
Greymouth – 9.30am
Ngahere – 10.00am

Hokitika

Christmas Eve

Kokatahi – Christmas Vigil Mass @ 6pm
Carols @ Seaview 8:30pm followed by Christmas Evening Mass @ Seaview 9pm

Christmas Day

Christmas Mass @ Seaview 9am
Ross – Christmas Mass @ 10:30am

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Wed 16th in Fr John Collins Room (at Presbytery)

Mass of Anointing

Tues 15th 2pm in Fr John Collins Room
Thurs 17th 3pm at Ultimate Care Allen Bryant Rest Home

Hurunui

Christmas Eve

6.00pm – Amberley
9.00pm – Hanmer Springs

Christmas Day

8.30am – Culverden
10.30am – Cheviot

Korean Community

Christmas Eve

9.30pm – St Paul Chong Hasang Church

Christmas Day

12pm – St Paul Chong Hasang Church

Mackenzie

Christmas Eve

Twizel – 6:30pm – Carols followed by Mass at 7pm
Fairlie – 9:30 pm Carols followed by Mass at 10pm

Christmas Day

Fairlie – 9:30am

Mid Canterbury

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

Simbang Gabi (Night Mass)

Nine days novena of Masses to prepare for Christmas
15-23 December, 7pm at Tinwald, Holy Spirit Church
(please refer to changes in time/venue below)
15 and 18 December, 8pm at Tinwald, Holy Spirit Church
20 December, 7pm at Ashburton, Holy Name Church
23 December, 7.15pm at Tinwald, Holy Spirit Church

New Year Mass Schedule

Thursday, 31 December, 9pm at Ashburton, Holy Name Church
(no Mass at 6pm)
Friday 1 January, 10am at Ashburton, Holy Name Church
(no First Friday Mass)

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.

Anointing Masses

Pleasant Point: Tuesday 1st December, 9.15am, Kerry Hall
Temuka: Wednesday 2nd December, 2pm, Mary MacKillop Chapel
Geraldine: Friday 4th December, 5pm

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite II:

Thursday 3rd December, 7pm, St Joseph’s Church, Temuka.

Selwyn

Christmas Eve

Leeston: 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Darfield: 8.30pm for 9.00pm
Lincoln: 6.30pm for 7.00pm & 8.30pm for 9.00pm

Christmas Day

Lincoln: 9.00am

(There will be no Mass 29-31 December)

New Year’s Day
Lincoln: 9.00am, followed by morning tea.

South Westland

Christmas Eve

Hari Hari – 1pm
Whataroa – 7pm
Franz Josef – 5pm

Christmas Day

Fox Glacier – 8am
Haast – 11am

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Hari Hari – 3pm 23rd December
Whataroa – 4pm 23rd December
Franz Josef – 5pm 23rd December
Fox Glacier – before Mass Christmas Day
Haast – before Mass Christmas Day

Te Rangimarie

Christmas Eve

Mass – 8.00pm.
Sacrament of Reconciliation at 7.00pm – 7.50pm.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

10.30am – 10.50am prior to Mass during Advent.

Timaru

Times to be confirmed

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Waimakariri

Christmas Eve

St Patrick’s Kaiapoi: 5:00pm Carols followed by Mass @ 5:30pm
St Mary and St Francis de Sales Rangiora: 7:30pm Carols followed by Mass @ 8:00pm

Christmas Day

Sacred Heart of Jesus Oxford: 8:30am
St Patrick’s Kaiapoi: 9:00am
St Mary & St Francis de Sales Rangiora: Carols at 10:10am followed by Mass @10:30am

Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rite 1

Thursday 17 December 7:00-9:00pm in Rangiora

New Year

St Mary and St Francis de Sales Rangiora: Adoration @10:30pm followed by Mass @11:30pm
New Year’s Day: St Mary and St Francis de Sales Rangiora: Mass @9:00am

Waimate

Times to be confirmed

Christmas Eve

Community of the Beatitudes

Christmas Eve

7:00pm Mass
We will all gather afterwards at Fourviere to have a drink and share some nibbles if you would like to bring something.
11:15pm Carols, followed by 11:30pm Mass

Christmas Day

12pm Mass

New Year’s Eve

11:30pm – outdoor Mass for the Feast of Mary, Mother of God (weather permitting)

Latin Mass Community

Christmas Eve

The Nativity Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, I Class
10.00 pm Solemn High Mass, In Nativitate Domini in nocte ~ I. classis (Preceded with carols at 9.00 pm)

Christmas Day

9.00 am Low Mass – In Nativitatis Domini in aurora~ I. classis (with carols.)
10.00 am Sung Mass – In die Nativitatis Domini ~ I. classis