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.
Thursday 16th May saw the announcement of the 2013 National Radio Industry Awards. These awards cover all facets of radio broadcasting in New Zealand over the last year.
For the second year in a row, our weekly Catholic radio programme "Sounds Catholic" won the "Spoken Programmes" section for access radio broadcasting. more»
As part of the Year of Faith celebrations Bishop Barry has invited Fr Romanus Cessario OP to come to the Diocese. more»
While still awaiting several engineering reports, and with new ones being requested, work on finalising the future of the Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament continues. 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»
Applications are now open for Cathedral Music Bursaries.
These represent a commitment from the Catholic Cathedral Choral Foundation intended to assist young singers and players to develop their talents. more»
Good progress is being made in developing strengthening options on churches and other buildings in preparation for consultation meetings with Parish Priests and their advisors 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»
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»
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»