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Woodend Christian Camp 124 Woodend Beach Rd, Woodend

Year 9 -13 at  Woodend Christian Camp. Early Bird registration now OPEN!!! Antioch is the biggest annual camp that we hold for our young people in years 9-13. It is a camp where our youth come together with peers from throughout our Diocese as well as other parts of Aotearoa and explore faith and life […]

St Thérèse Rose Petal Evening

Fourvière House of Prayer and Retreat 67 Leithfield Rd, Leithfield

“St Thérèse of Lisieux and St Charles de Foucauld – Two Saints for Our Times!” On the feast of St Thérèse the little flower, Saturday 1st October, please join the Community of the Beatitudes for a very special evening of prayer and reflection - starting at 5:30pm in the Beatitudes Chapel at the Sanctuary of […]

Guided Five Day Non-Residential Retreat

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

An Ignatian Retreat - inviting you to journey with Jesus. The retreat Leader is Sr Clare O’Connor, a sister from the Waikanae Cenacle Community. Each of the five days includes prayer experience, music, sharing and some opportunities for individual spiritual direction. The setting allows for an atmosphere of stillness and silence. The Eucharist will be […]

Contemplative Prayer: Noticing God’s Presence

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

Sr Mary Catherwood will facilitate prayer with the following Sunday’s gospel (Luke 19:1-10) and reflective music. Opening oneself to inner stillness and God’s presence. T To register for this Rosary House Spiritual Life Centre Programme contact roho@xtra.co.nz or 03 379 1298

Lifting our Eyes Ignatian Conference

This conference is being offered for the first time by the newly established Friends of Ignatius Aotearoa New Zealand, a professional community of Ignatian trained spiritual directors and givers of Ignatian retreats in New Zealand. 'Friends' wishes to extend a warm invitation to those interested in Ignatian spirituality more broadly. The conference will explore ways […]

Former parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, St Albans

We are long overdue for a catch-up.   Welcome to a Pot Luck Lunch at St Matthews Hall, Jeffreys Rd, Bryndwr on Sunday 30 October from Noon until 3pm - tea and coffee provided. If transport is required please contact Mary Columbus 022 673 8360 or Marie Kelly 03 355 6580. Thank you.

Ablaze Parish Renewal Conference – registrations open!

Registrations are now open for Ablaze! The conference being held on Friday 4th November (evening) and Saturday 5th November 2022 will be THE place to be as we look at parish renewal. Ablaze will include great keynote speakers, workshops, worship and time to connect with others from across the whole diocese. For those outside Christchurch […]

Safeguarding Workshop for Volunteers and Ministries

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

Monday 14th November 1pm - Our Lady of Victories, Parish Centre, Main South Road. Wednesday 16th November 7pm – St Theresa’s Hall, Riccarton. Who is required to attend: Volunteers from any parish. Any NEW Volunteers in Ministries or any Volunteers who have not yet attended a Safeguard Workshop. It is recommended that if you have […]

Global Leadership Summit

Be inspired, equipped and recharged as you join hundreds of thousands of curious, growth-minded, change-driven women and men like you from over 110 countries for GLS22. You will experience fresh ideas, actionable concepts, heartfelt inspiration, and learn from a diverse faculty who will share their wisdom and practical perspective to support you in your leadership […]

Sunday Scripture

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

Sunday Scripture Session with Dr Kathleen Rushton on Thurs 17 Nov, 7.30pm - 9pm at Te Manawa AtawhaI Catherine McAuley Centre at Villa Maria College. An overview of Matthew’s Gospel for Year A with attention to Sunday gospels for this Advent, Christmas and January.  

OCDS November Carmelite Retreat

Rochester and Rutherford Hall 77 Ilam Road, Christchurch

"Mystical Love with our Carmelite Saints" Father Carl Telford, S.M. will be leading our upcoming silent Retreat at Rochester Hall on Friday, 18 Nov to Sunday, 20 Nov 2022. Costs will be $240 live in, day only $120. If you would like to join us, contact Megan Emery ph 027 410 6940 or email benedictus@windowslive.com

CYT Sports Night

It is back - the CYT Sports Night – on Saturday November 19 from 6pm at the Ara Sports + Recreation Centre. So put Teams together for the night and represent your Parish, School, and youth groups! The Sports Night is a great opportunity for youth from around the parishes to come together and have […]

GCM Mass

Mary Potter Community Centre 442 Durham Street North, Christchurch

The next Greater Company of Mary Mass will be held on Saturday 26 November, 10.30am at the Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham St North, St Albans, Christchurch. A reflection will be given by Sr Helena Kearns. Morning Tea will follow. All welcome to attend and to bring friends and family. For catering purposes, if […]