Te Ara a Maria-Mary’s way

Virtual Event Auckland

On 15 August 2021, the Bishops of Aotearoa New Zealand renewed the dedication of this our country to the patronage of Mary, Mother of God Assumed into Heaven. The original dedication was made by Bishop Jean Baptiste Pompallier at the first Mass on Aotearoa soil at Totara Point in the Hokianga on 13 January 1838. ...
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Presentation of the Lord

Virtual Event Auckland

Today marks forty days after Christmas, the end of that liturgical season.  Yes despite the adage of 12 nights and take the Christmas tree decorations down the season of Christmas which admittedly and confusingly includes some weeks of Ordinary Time finishes today.  Hence the presence of the Vatican's Christmas decorations remaining up for so long. This ...
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The Upper Room

Virtual Event Auckland

A time for young adults to join Bishop Michael to gather in a friendly, familiar place for an evening of fellowship and fun, with live music and a talk on "Finding Freedom In God's Will". Where: Shakespeare Tavern Wyndham Street.

Waitangi Day

Virtual Event Auckland

On Waitangi Day we celebrate the partnership of the Crown and iwi that provides the framework for our nationhood. The NZCBC remind us that "The Church was present in 1840, and is still present in 1995. Through its social teachings, the Church seeks to ensure that the dignity of persons, and the common good of ...
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Mass on Shine TV

Virtual Event Auckland

Mass will be broadcast on Shine TV Sundays 2pm until further notice.  It can be found on Free-to-air TV Channel 25 or Sky TV Channel 201. This will be pre-recorded under the restrictions of the Covid-19 Protection Framework The Mass will also be available on the website from 5.30pm on Saturday evening and the diocesan ...
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World Marriage Day

Virtual Event Auckland

World Marriage Day (Sunday, Feb. 14) is an opportunity to focus on building a culture of life and love that begins with supporting and promoting marriage and the family.  We pray for all married couples. E te Ariki, You blessed the union of married couples so that they might reflect the union of Christ with ...
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Mass for the Deaf

Virtual Event Auckland

Every second Sunday of the month the deaf and hard of hearing community gather at the Pompallier Diocesan Centre for Mass.  An NZSL interpreter is available and the time together is followed by a shared lunch.  For further information <here>

Ash Wednesday

Virtual Event Auckland

Today we begin the season of Lent. It is 46 days before Easter Sunday. But wait Lent  is a 40-day season. Isn't it? Yes but we do not count Sundays in Lent because every Sunday is a celebration of Easter Sunday.  Lent is marked by repentance, fasting, reflection, and ultimately celebration. The 40-day period reflects ...
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