The Church in Times of Lockdown
UPCOMING LOCKDOWN EVENTS
|Who’s Using Who?||A discussion with Bishop Michael on device use in Lockdown. Tune into Bishop's Facebook Page to watch.||Thursday 16 September, 8:00pm|
|An Evening with Internationally Acclaimed Speaker and Musician, Fr Rob Galea!||Join us for a night of formation, music and Q&A with internationally acclaimed speaker and musician, Fr. Rob Galea! |
Fr. Rob will be joining us on Zoom to share practical ways that we can overcome fear and pursue our God-given potential.
|Saturday 18 September, 8:00pm||Zoom|
|Miha Māori||Contact Manuel Beazley for more information.||Sunday 19 September, 11:00am||Contact|
|Come Let Us Adore: Eucharistic Adoration with Bishop Michael Gielen||Join Bishop Michael for a night of intercessory prayer for one another and our nation and we gather around Our Lord in Eucharistic Adoration.||CDA Vocations Team|
Bishop Michael Gielen
|Sunday 19 September, 7:00pm|
|CYAC Vocations Series: Young Religious Panel||The Catholic Young Adults Community continues their Vocations Series this week!|
Tune in to hear a panel of young adults share their experience of living out their callings to the religious life. Bring your questions!
|Auckland Catholic Young Adults Community||Monday 20 September, 6:15pm|
|Behind the Scenes of The Chosen: An Evening with Actor Noah James||From the beginning of our first COVID lockdown, many people have experienced a powerful encounter with Jesus through the TV series, The Chosen. With more than 100 million views worldwide, this series has become an international phenomenon.|
You’re invited to join us for an incredible evening with actor Noah James, who plays the apostle Andrew, as he gives us a behind-the-scenes look at The Chosen and answers YOUR questions.
|Tuesday 21 September, 7:00pm|
|Livin’ in Lockdown #5 // Social Media||Join the ACYM team for a laid-back, radio talk-show style event for youth & young adults on Facebook Live. This week, we’re tackling a very relevant topic right now: social media!||CDA Pastoral Services Auckland Catholic Youth Ministry||Wednesday 22 September, 7:00pm|
|The Stations of Creation||The Season of Creation is celebrated annually in September. It is a particular time of faith set aside for us to think about, respond to and pray for the needs of the earth and the needs of future generations who will be dependent on a healthy planet. Come join us in prayer.||CDA Pastoral Services|
|Friday 24 September, 7:00pm|
|BLESSED // A Women’s Morning with Emily Wilson||Young women (13-35), join in this beautiful event where we will hear from international Catholic speaker and musician Emily Wilson!|
Emily will be speaking about overcoming self-criticism, cultivating gratitude, and creating space to listen to the voice of God. Make sure you put this event in your calendar, invite your friends to join in sisterhood, and bring your questions for the Q&A!
|Saturday 25 September, 11:00am|
|Weekend Worship||Come together for a night of spirt-filled praise and worship, led by some of our very talented musicians. This event is family friendly, and people of all ages are welcome.||Saturday 25 September, 8:00pm|
DAILY - MONDAY TO FRIDAY
|Daily Mass||Christ the King Owairaka |
St Mark’s Pakuranga
St Joseph’s Takapuna
|Daily Reflections||Reflections on Facebook and YouTube||Bishop Pat|
Fr Craig Dunford
|Daily Reading Discussion||Bible study with daily readings – great for tertiary students and young adults who are keen to tune in for the daily readings and some great discussion |
(contact Cameron Surrey to join).
|Prayer||On-line Rosary (contact Anita Hudson to join)||St Patrick’s Cathedral||8:30am||Contact|
|Lectio Divina reflecting on the daily Gospel readings (contact Anita Hudson to join)||St Patrick’s Cathedral||10.00am & 8.00pm||Contact|
|Breaking open the Gospel||Each weekday members of the diocesan family reflect on the Gospel of the day.||CDA Pastoral Services||8:00am||YouTube|
|Kids Korner||Kid's Korner is a weekly resource produced by the Faith Formation Team for families. It is a journey through the Bible through stories, prayers and song incorporating recipes and fun activities. All centred around Jesus - his life, death and resurrection.||CDA Pastoral Services||Anytime||CDA Website|
|Parent Pondering||Parents reflecting on the role of Christian parenting.||CDA Pastoral Services||Anytime||CDA Website|
|Karakia Tangihanga||Prayers in English and Te Reo for times of mourning the death of a loved one.||Vicar for Māori|
There are a large number of resources available to help Church during this time including resources for the whanau/family that is the Domestic Church. Parishes are reminded of the resources to assist in meeting our obligations as those responsible for public buildings on the portal: https://cdaportal.nz/covid-19/
From Lockdown level 2 and above the Liturgy Centre will prepare Liturgy of the Word of the Sunday for families, It is also available as a Word document so that you might make appropriate changes for your situation and so that you can share though such platforms as Zoom a PowerPoint.