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Amazing Race

Amazing Race is coming up on the 15th May for the youth in the diocese! If you think you have what it takes, register your team of 4 to 6 members and one to two adult supervisors today. The Race is on foot around central Christchurch and will run from 11am to 2pm starting at […]

Mass of the Neophytes

St Mary's Pro-Cathedral 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch

Archbishop Paul Martin will celebrate Mass with those newly baptised and received into the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil this year. All are welcome.

Villa Maria College – Open Day

A Catholic girls’ college from Years 7-13 situated at 21 Peer Street, Christchurch. An open day is being held on Wednesday 25 May 9am – 2.30pm. A warm invitation is extended to prospective parents and students. Principal Deborah Brosnahan and student leaders will address visitors in the auditorium at 9am and 1pm for Year 9 […]

Wednesday at One

St Mary's Pro-Cathedral 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch

Wednesday at One is a popular weekly lunchtime recital series, from 1.10 pm till 2 pm each Wednesday in the Catholic Pro-Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch. A light lunch is available before each concert. A wide range of performers is featured, in a superb acoustic, often using the Steinway concert grand piano, or the 4 […]

Sunday Gospels according to Luke Year C

Te Manawa Atawhai, Catherine McAuley Centre, Villa Maria College Peer Street, Christchurch

Sunday Scripture Series presented by Dr Kathleen Rushton RSM. In the context of lectio divina, this session of the Sunday Gospels Series will focus on hearing both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor in the Gospel Readings of the 13th to 24th Sundays of Ordinary time as proclaimed in the […]

Contemplative Prayer: Noticing God’s Presence

Te Manawa Atawhai, Catherine McAuley Centre, Villa Maria College Peer Street, Christchurch

Sr Mary Catherwood will facilitate praying with an image related to scripture. Come and be led in silent prayer. Reflective music will be part of this prayer time. Koha/donation. To register for this Rosary House Spiritual Life Centre Programme contact roho@xtra.co.nz or 03 379 1298

Jubilate 2022

St Mary's Pro-Cathedral 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch

This year, the diocese hosts a Jubilate series. The Cathedral and Waimakariri parishes kick us off, bringing their talented parish and school choirs together for a good sing. Come and join your voice in fervent core singing and support our featured choirs. All welcome and admission is free.

CBN Event

Te Pae Convention Centre 188 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch

The first Catholic Business Network event for 12 months will take place at Te Pae Convention Centre on Thursday 23rd June from 12-2pm. At this Catholic Business Network luncheon, Bridget and Kieran Read will discuss their careers, their growth in faith, their new business and the trials of dealing with fame for their young family. […]

World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families event. Sanctuary of Fourviere, 67 Leithfield Rd, Leithfield. Join the Community of the Beatitudes at the Sanctuary of Fourvière to celebrate the World Meeting of Families in communion with Rome. Adoration all morning from 8am. The event starts with a welcome at 10am, a talk on Saints Louis and Zelie Martin […]

Safeguarding Workshop for Volunteers and Ministries

St Mary's Pro-Cathedral 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch

Monday June 27th at 10.30-12pm Tuesday June 28th at 7 - 8.30 pm Venue : St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Manchester Street Duration: 1.5 hours Who should attend: Any NEW Volunteers in Ministries or any Volunteers who have not yet attended a Safeguard Workshop.  It is recommended that if you have not been to a Safeguarding Workshop in […]

Seeking to grow in maturity of Christian Faith?

St Joseph's Pastoral Centre Vagues Road, Christchurch

John Kinder from Perth & Fr. John O’Connor will present reflections on the theme Christ the Life of Life. St. Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, cnr Vagues Rd & Main North Rd Papanui. Friday 1 July 7.30 - 9.00pm & Saturday 2 July 3.00pm - 7.00pm (including light meal). For more info: 021 444 179.

Reflection Day

Te Manawa Atawhai, Catherine McAuley Centre, Villa Maria College Peer Street, Christchurch

“The Way We Pray; The Way We are with God”. A quiet Saturday of prayer with input, personal reflection and sharing. Facilitated by Dr Mary Allan of Catholic Tertiary Chaplaincy Team. Bring own lunch; tea and coffee provided. Koha/donation. To register for this Rosary House Spiritual Life Centre Programme contact roho@xtra.co.nz or 03 379 1298

Interconnectedness of all things – Laudato Si’   

Te Manawa Atawhai, Catherine McAuley Centre, Villa Maria College Peer Street, Christchurch

Explore Laudato Si’ (Letter of Pope Francis) and the interconnectedness of all things.  Input and interaction using video and print resources to extend an appreciation of the sacredness of earth and our responsibility. Facilitators - Sisters of Mercy. Further sessions 2 Aug, 6 Sept. To register for this Rosary House Spiritual Life Centre Programme contact roho@xtra.co.nz or […]