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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.
Monday 1 September 2014, 7:00 pm to Wednesday 3 September 2014, 7:00 pm @ Various venuesCatholics Against Legalising Euthanasia in New Zealand (CALENZ) is holding 3 public meetings in 3 Pastoral Areas in Christchurch. 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»
A vacancy exists in the Bishop's Office for his personal assistant. more»
The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have written a Statement on the Upcoming General Elections for Catholics to read and reflect on as the country prepares to make decisions about who will represent us in Parliament and who will govern for the next three years. 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»
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»
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»