Events Calendar

  • Thursday 23 February 2017 to Saturday 4 March 2017

    Everyone in the diocese is invited to participate in a programme of spiritual renewal which consists of an invitation to every group in the Diocese to have two sessions of prayer, based on the Lectio Divina model, between Ash Wednesday and Pentecost Sunday. more»
  • Monday 27 February 2017, 10:30 am to Monday 6 March 2017, 12 midnight @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    An invitation to experience a variety of ways of silent prayer: Mondays 27 February, 6 March, 13 March 10.30 – 11.30am at Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North. Facilitator: Sr more»
  • Wednesday 1 March 2017, 5:30 pm @ Transitional Cathedral.

    All welcome! more»
    Ash Wednesday Ecumenical Service
  • Friday 3 March 2017, 7:30 pm @ Christ the King Church, 90 Greers Rd, Burnside

    You are invited to join with those in the Renewal on the first Friday of each month as we come together to celebrate Mass followed by supper in the Parish Centre. more»
    First Friday Mass
  • Sunday 5 March 2017, 1:00 pm @ St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral

    Rite of Christian Initiation is journey one takes toward full communion in the Catholic Church. Some who approach the Church are not baptised and may have very little experience of the faith. Others come from a Christian background and are already part of the Body of Christ through baptism in another Christian faith tradition. They now feel called to live their baptism through the Catholic Church. All who come enter a journey with marked by liturgical rites, the prayer of the Church and the support of their local parish community. more»
    RCIA Rite of Election
  • Wednesday 8 March 2017, 7:30 pm @ St Gregory's, Cotswold Avenue, Bishopdale

    Alongside these encouragements will be three evening reflection sessions on Wednesdays 8 March, 22 March and 5 April more»
  • Saturday 18 March 2017 to Sunday 19 March 2017

    On 18th March 6pm-10pm. Dinner and concert with world famous NZ tenor Patrick Power ONZM at Cana Gardens Function Centre 776 Birch Hill Road, Okuku. Cost $100 pp or $950 table of ten. Tickets available at the Catholic shop. more»
  • Saturday 18 March 2017, 10:30 am @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    A day of quiet prayer with scripture supported by art and music more»
  • Wednesday 22 March 2017, 11:30 am @ St Joseph's Parish Centre, Vagues Road, Papanui

    For those over 65 who enjoyed our last luncheon and a warm invite to those who would like to attend the next gathering, please note your diaries that the next luncheon will be held on Wednesday, 22 March more»
  • Thursday 23 March 2017, 4:30 pm @ St Joseph's Parish Centre, Vagues Rd, Papanui

    Sr Gail is a religious sister of Green Mountain Monastery, Vermont USA, the first monastery devoted to the care of the earth. All are welcome. more»
  • Friday 7 April 2017 to Saturday 8 April 2017 @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    At the heart of the Incarnation is the 'kenosis' of Christ - a radical experience of self-emptying - culminating in Jesus' unconditional surrender to the Mystery of suffering and death (Phil 2:5-8). more»
  • Saturday 29 April 2017, 10:00 am

    We are invited to be the sacred space where God lives. more»
  • Saturday 6 May 2017 to Saturday 20 May 2017 @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    Days for extended silent prayer. Interspersed, there will be brief explorations of ways of praying and finding God in all things. more»
  • Saturday 27 May 2017, 10:00 am @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    As one sees the world so one sees oneself. To have a worldview means to have the best possible knowledge of what the world is and who I am. ...The great decisions in human life usually have far more to do with the instincts and other mysterious unconscious factors than with conscious and well-meaning reasonableness. more»
  • Friday 13 October 2017 to Sunday 15 October 2017

    Just 34 years after Blessed Frederic Ozanam founded the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Paris, the Society was brought to New Zealand when Fr. John Chataigner SM founded a conference in Christchurch. more»
  • Friday 1 December 2017 to Sunday 3 December 2017 @ Greymouth

    All former staff and old boys invited 1-3 December 2017 to gather in Greymouth to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Marists arriving in Greymouth. more»