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.
The journey of "The Way of the Cross" with Llew Summers' Stations of the Cross and Bernadette Hall's reflections is a vivid and inspiring guide with images of each of the 14 Cathedral stations, reflections, and a brief history of the Cathedral accompanied by photos of the Cathedral. more»
The Diocese is hosting the visit of Martha Fernandez-Sardina, a woman passionate about evangelism
A weekend seminar is being held on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th May which is entitled "The Joy of the Gospel: The New Evangelisation - what it is and how we play our part in it" 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»
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»
Good progress is being made in developing strengthening options on churches and other buildings. 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»
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»