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.
You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and the great ones make their authority over them felt. But it shall not be so among you. Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave.
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»
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 historic site of the former Nazareth House in Christchurch is to be developed into a state of the art aged care community complex on the eight hectare grounds. 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.
DVD's of the event are now available for purchase. View photos on this page more»
What is the Diocese's approach to getting churches repaired / strengthened?
Where is my Church in the process?
Find out here... 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»
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»
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»