Haere Mai, Welcome
Kia tau te rangimarie ki a koe. Tena koe i nga manaakitanga o te Ariki i runga i a tatou katoa. Ko taku mihi tenei ki a koe.
Peace be with you - and welcome to our website.
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.
New Zealand Catholic Bishops put the questions from the Extraordinary Synod document in an online survey format so that Catholics can contribute to the discussion on marriage, the family and related topics. more»
The following parish Mass and Sacrament of Reconciliation times apply for Christmas 2013.
Click on the Pastoral Area / Region you wish to view. more»
Faithfest was an amazing day held on Sunday 24th November on the Feast of Christ the King and to conclude the Year of Faith.
View some photos on this page more»
A new position is being created to lead the development and delivery of the Diocese Master Plan in relation to intended reinstatement and redevelopment of Church and Parish buildings, post the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes. more»
The latest Inform is now out in parishes and is filled with news and activities from across the Diocese.
Read it online or download it. 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»
Good progress is being made in developing strengthening options on churches and other buildings. A newly updated spreadsheet has been uploaded giving the latest information. more»
Most churches continue to operate as usual after the various earthquakes.
View a list of the the alternative arrangements where Mass is being celebrated for those churches that are damaged more»
Useful Advice and Resources
There are many ways to get the help you need after the devastating earthquakes.
This page offers some suggestions for resources to find help, including free counselling, some reading material, an opportunity to share your story. more»