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As Christians, part of the universal Church, we are called to share the gospel message with all who wish to hear it. Accordingly, we want our website to be a means of making known the good news that God loves us.
The programme acknowledges two significant events; the beginning of Lent and the fourth anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake. more»
Marian College will not return to the North Parade site
Following a geotechnical assessment of Marian College's North Parade site, the Catholic Bishop of Christchurch has confirmed that the College will not be rebuilt on this land. more»
In a moving and joyful celebration of the Mass, Bishop Stephen Lowe was consecrated and formally installed as the third Roman Catholic Bishop of Hamilton, on Friday. more»
With the release of the preparatory document ahead of the Synod on marriage and the family later this year the Catholic Bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand are inviting people to contribute to this new phase of the conversation with their own insights and ideas. more»
On the 27th November the Government, through the Governor-General has claimed the land that the Holy Cross Chapel in Chancery Lane stood. more»
The Christchurch Diocesan Earthquake Recovery Fund was set up by Bishop Barry Jones to distribute monies donated to him following the earthquake of September 4th, 2010 and the subsequent earthquakes.
Applications are now being invited. View the goals and criteria and download an application form and view the organisations who have been allocated funds. more»
Bishop Barry has sent a letter to parishes for clergy, parish councils and parishioners about repair of churches. more»
What is the Diocese's approach to getting churches repaired / strengthened?
Where is my Church in the process?
Find out here... more»