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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.

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Events Calendar

  • Wednesday 30 July 2014, 1:10 pm @ St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, 373 Manchester St.

    Enjoy a lunch with a difference at our Cathedral Cafe from 12.45pm before joining keyboardists from around NZ. more»

What's happening?

Daily Scriptures

Monday the 28th of July 2014

FROM the Gospel for today [NAB]:

I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and anyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?

Food for Faith

Latest Updates

  • 1 July 2014

    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»
    Latest Inform out now
  • 2 June 2014

    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»
    Our Cathedral
  • 9 May 2014

    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»
    Sisters of Nazareth reveal plans for new Christchurch Community of Care
  • 21 February 2014

    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»
    Faithfest - Diocesan Festival


  • 29 May 2014

    What is the Diocese's approach to getting churches repaired / strengthened?
    Where is my Church in the process?
    Find out here... more»
    Diocese Property Earthquake Update
  • 8 May 2014

    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 Earthquakes – where can I get help?
  • 16 March 2014

    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»
    Christchurch Diocesan Earthquake Recovery Fund
  • 3 March 2013

    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»
    Parish and Mass Information