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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.
He said to one of them in reply, 'My friend, I am not cheating you. Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage? Take what is yours and go. What if I wish to give this last one the same as you? Or am I not free to do as I wish with my own money? Are you envious because I am generous?' Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last
The Bishops letter shares some thoughts and reactions from the submissions received from throughout New Zealand in preparation for the Synod on the Family in Rome. 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»
His Holiness Pope Francis has called for a Day of Prayer for the coming Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod fo Bishops dedicated to “The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation”. more»
Bishop Barry has released a document to inform and guide the Diocese in the task of building churches. It is entitled 'The House of God'. 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»
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»