Diocesan News


Honouring St Mother Teresa of Kolkata
18-10-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

Bishop Patrick Dunn and the members of the St Mother Teresa Interfaith Committee will once again this year pay homage to the inspiring leadership and community work of this great saint.  It will be held at Christ the King Church, 260 Richardson Rd, Mt Roskill on Sunday 26 November at 2.30pm. Honouring St Mother Teresa […]


Lutheran-Catholic common commemoration
16-10-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, there will be a commemoration at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday 31 October at 7.30pm led by Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland and Bishop Jim Pietsch, the Assistant Bishop of the Lutheran Church in New Zealand.   Lutheran-Catholic common commemoration is published on 2017-10-16T17:10:28+13:00 […]


Chair appointed to newly established Council for Young People
28-09-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

27 September 2017 The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) this week announced the appointment of Dave Mullin to the role of Chair of the newly established NZCBC Council for Young People. The Council for Young People is tasked with working with the Church and young Catholics in developing a national vision for Catholic ministry […]


A forum with election candidates
09-09-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

The Social Welfare Anti-Poverty Committee (SWAP) of the Auckland Catholic Diocese’s Justice and Peace Commission is hosting a forum with representatives of major political parties. The question they have asked the speakers to address is:- How does your party intend to address Inequality and Poverty in Aotearoa New Zealand. The forum will be held on […]


St Patrick’s Cathedral organ recital series
05-09-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

The Cathedral of St Patrick & St Joseph is pleased to announce it’s 2017 Celebrity Organ Recital series. Entitled  Saturdays @ 6,  the recitals feature three of New Zealand’s top organists, performing on the cathedral’s baroque-style instrument. September 9 Wellington-based Douglas Mews began learning the organ at the Cathedral of St Patrick and St Joseph in […]


To Elect with Justice
05-09-2017 | Sian Owen

To Act with Justice   Micah 6:8 God has told you what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God? Justice and the General Election The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have written to all New Zealanders about how to […]

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