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September 2020

Gospel according to Matthew Sundays Year A

September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This scripture session for the Sunday Gospel readings of Matthew is presented by Dr Kathleen Rushton RSM on Wednesday 9 September at 7.30pm – 9pm at Villa Maria College. This session will focus on the Gospel Readings of the 25th to 33rd Sundays of Ordinary Time of the Roman Lectionary. Using lectio divina, we shall explore the narrative and discourses of Matthew 20:1-25:46.     Find out More Sunday Scripture Series. Gospel of Matthew Year A.   Hearing the cry of…

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Catholic Men’s Breakfast

September 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Canterbury Club, 129 Cambridge Terrace
Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
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Due to popular demand and the first breakfast being sold out, a second breakfast will be held on 15 September at the Canterbury Club, 129 Cambridge Terrace. The Bishop will speak about Bringing Faith to Life - a faith centred approach to family, business and leisure. This event is an excellent opportunity for Catholic and non-Catholic men to get to know the Bishop, network and encourage one another in common values. The breakfast begins at 7am and finishes by 8.30am.…

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Healing Weekend – Geraldine

September 19 - September 20
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

Come and enjoy.  Learn about how God can heal your soul and restore your true identity. Venue:  The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Geraldine Date: 19th September 9.30am-4.30pm and 20th September 10am-4.30pm Cost:  $50 per person More info:  Janis 027 4424 606.  Liz 022 0306 628  emotionallyfreenz@gmail.com

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End of Life Choice Referendum – Are You Ready to Vote?

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

The Care Alliance Trust Live-streamed presentation: Tuesday 22 September – 7.00pm Care Alliance Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carealliancenz/ Learn more about what you are voting on as Dr John Kleinsman, Chair of the Care Alliance, unpacks the End of Life Choice Act. Authorised by Sinead Donnelly, Care Alliance, 15 Guildford Terrace, Wellington.

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Holy Hour for Life

September 27 - October 11
St Teresa’s Parish, 8 Puriri Street
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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In the hope that NZ rejects the End of Life Choice Act St Teresa’s Church Every Sunday 8am – 9pm finishing 11th October Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Gospel Readings Divine Mercy Chaplet Intercessory and Silent Prayer

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Guided/Directed Five Day Retreat

September 28 - October 2
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

This guided/directed non-residential Ignatian retreat provided by Rosary House Spiritual Life Centre is presented by Fr Brian Cummings sm using a variety of input. Further information available from Sisters of Mercy at roho@xtra.co.na or 03 379 1298. The venue at Villa Maria College is a setting conducive to an atmosphere of stillness and silence, spaces for prayer and a general gathering place.  Registration required. Cost for five days $280.   Find out More This guided/directed non-residential Ignatian five-day retreat from…

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October 2020

St Therese Rose Petal Evening

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community of the Beatitudes, 50 Terrace Road
Leithfield, 7481 New Zealand
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St Therese Rose Petal Evening 2020 - Friday 2nd October 7-9pm at St Teresa’s, Riccarton, followed by supper in the hall. Theme: With St Therese “I shall never be discouraged.” All welcome! Enquiries Thomas: 0225062538, or email: apostolate@fourviere.nz  

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Chrism Mass

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8013 New Zealand
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The Chrism Mass originally scheduled for just prior to Easter will now be celebrated on Monday 5th October at 7pm at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral. Everyone is most welcome to attend. At this Mass representatives from parishes receive the holy oils for the year. All are very welcome.

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Deacon Tang Phan Ordination to priesthood – new date

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

Updated due to Covid restrictions on gatherings. After completing six and a half years study at the national seminary, Deacon Tang Phan has returned to Christchurch Diocese. He has taken up his first appointment at Greymouth Parish, assisting the parish priest, Father Mathew Siji. Deacon Tang will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday 10th October , 11am at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral. All are welcome to attend this special event in the life of the diocese. Please keep Deacon Tang…

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Dove Catholic Women’s Fellowship

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christ the King Parish Centre, 90 Greers Road, Burnside
Christchurch, New Zealand
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All women are warmly invited to our meeting on Saturday 10th October at Christ The King parish centre, 1.00-3.00pm. Our theme is Testimonies of answered prayer, through faith in God's Word. We encourage those women who have recently finished the Alpha course to come along and practice the new spiritual gifts they received. We look forward to gathering with you all again. Contact Ann Martin 03 313 5817 /DOVE Fellowship Christchurch (Facebook)/dove.org.nz  

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Respect Life Sunday

October 11
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

•    In the Gospel for Respect Life Sunday, 11 October 2020, some who are invited to a feast prioritise their farm or business work over the invitation, and refuse to come. The King instead fills his hall with all he can find, regardless of their status, worth and productive value as judged by society. •    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought us again to face ancient questions about the different ways we value life. While the society around us often shows…

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Maryfest and Grand Procession

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our Lady of Victories, 106 Main South Road
Christchurch, 8042 New Zealand
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Bishop Paul Martin SM invites all the people of Canterbury to the Diocesan Maryfest and Grand Procession held at Our Lady of Victories at 2pm, Sunday 11th October. All are most welcome to come and honour Our Blessed Mother. More information is available on the diocese website events page or by visiting facebook.com/OurLadyofChristchurch/ To enclose the names of you family and loved ones within the ex-voto heart offered to Our Lady at this year's Maryfest email: ourladyofchristchurch@gmail.com or call 3562123  

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Safeguarding Workshops

October 13 - October 20
Our Lady of Victories, 106 Main South Road
Christchurch, 8042 New Zealand
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Safeguard Workshop 1 for Volunteers in Parishes in Christchurch October 2020 Creating a safe church for children and vulnerable adults. 1 hour workshops With the new structure and new volunteers joining our parishes we are rerunning a number of Safeguarding Workshop 1 at the following venues: St Marys Pro-Cathedral October 13th at 11am October 15th at 7pm St Marys New Brighton October 18th at 11.30 after Sunday Mass October 20th at 7pm Anyone from any parish can attend this workshop…

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Memorial Mass for the late Fr Kevin Clark

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

The funeral Mass for Fr Kevin Clark was held during Alert Level 2. We are now able to hold a Memorial Mass for Fr Kevin which will be held on Tuesday 13th October, 7pm at St Matthew’s Church, Bryndwr All are welcome to come and pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Kevin.

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Villa Maria Past Pupils Association

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

The Villa Maria College Past Pupils’ Association Biennial Meeting will be held on Wednesday 14 October 2020, 7pm, in the College Library. All past pupils are warmly welcome, and refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Miss Emily Rosevear, Alumnae Coordinator, erv@villa.school.nz

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Joshua Men’s Fellowship

October 14 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
St Gregory’s Parish Centre, 30 Cotswold Ave
Christchurch, 8053 New Zealand
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Prayer, gospel reflection, praise singing, formation and friendship. Come and join like-minded Catholic men to grow your faith and be encouraged in your walk with the Lord. Every second Wednesday of each month. More information? Phone Chris on 027-646-4138.  

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Sacred Heart College Ashburton

October 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

Reunion lunch (earlier postponed because of Covid) will now be held on Thursday 15 October 2020 at Hotel Ashburton 12.30pm. Please register your interest (or any queries) to Mary Schmack mdsmck27@gmail.com – 0275505783 or Therese Toneycliffe  grahamtonycliffenz@gmail.com Note: The Committee will meet before lunch so if you would like any matters to be discussed please let Mary know beforehand. Advance Notice: The major reunion, celebrating 50 years since SHC was closed, will be celebrated on Labour Weekend 2021.

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Working Bee at the Sanctuary of Fourviere

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

On Saturday 17th October (election day), there will be a working bee at the Sanctuary of Fourvière, 67 Leithfield Road, Leithfield. Vote and then head up to the Community of the Beatitudes and help with tidying up the grounds and rearranging some sheds. Bring a spade or wheelbarrow if you can – or just yourself! 10am-3pm. Bring your picnic – some refreshments will be served. Inquiries please call Michael 021 825 955 or email Thomas apostolate@fourviere.nz

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Mass of Remembrance

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Teresa’s Parish, 8 Puriri Street
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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Mass of Remembrance for children who have died before or at birth St Teresa’s Parish, Riccarton. Have you or a family member experienced the grief or pain of conceiving, then losing a baby before or at birth? Whether this was recently, or decades ago, we invite you to join us. Together we will give thanks to our Lord for each life, no matter how brief it was. For more information please contact the John Paul II Centre on 03 351…

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Catholic Business Network Lunch

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Christchurch Town Hall, , 86 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central City
Christchurch, 8013 New Zealand
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We are happy to announce the Catholic Business Network Lunch for 2020 is going ahead and will be held on Thursday 22 October from 12pm-2pm at the Town Hall with Philip Carter as the speaker. With a passion for investing in Christchurch, Philip is working alongside the Diocese to deliver an innovative project. A community and commercial space, this multi-construction development will play a key part in the rebuilding of the Christchurch CBD. Join the Catholic Business Network to hear…

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