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Come to this Alpha Course Training session to learn how to run interactive small groups in your parish that enable faith exploration and sharing. In each session there’s food, a short talk, and discussion in small groups. Everything you need to know to run Alpha in your parish will be taught in this session. Click here for more information.

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Start the year off with an hour of reflection with adoration and reconciliation followed by a potluck to meet other young people in Dunedin, and finishing with 7pm Mass. March 3, starting at 4pm at Holy Name Church, 420 Great King St. The young and young at heart are all welcome!

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Please join us for a day of reflection and conversation about social justice issues and initiatives in the Diocese of Dunedin. 23 March 2019, 10am-4pm, Burns Lodge at Holy Cross in Mosgiel. There is no cost for this event. Click here for more information and to register for this inspiring day.

Seeking Holiness in a Secular Society: A national conference for parish leadership and development on 27-28 September 2019 at Burns Lodge, Mosgiel. This is a chance for all those working in pastoral ministry for the Catholic Church of Aotearoa New Zealand to pray, gain support, energy, ideas, and network with one another. Click here for more information and registration.

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DUNEDIN DIOCESE CLERGY APPOINTMENTS

Appointments effective as of 22/23 December 2018

MOSGIEL/GREEN ISLAND PASTORAL AREA
Fr Jaewoo Lee                 
Appointed Assistant Priest
Chaplain to the Catholic Women’s League
Pastoral Care of Wakari Hospital and Ashburn Hall.

INVERCARGILL
Fr Cipriano Fernandes  
Chaplain at Calvary Hospital
Supplying for weekend Masses in the Gore Pastoral Area
Residing at 40 Perth Street, Invercargill.

Fr Vince Smith                Retired and residing at 40 Perth Street, Invercargill.

Invercargill is now two pastoral areas:
North:
     Fr Tony Harrison        
Parish Priest of Waikiwi and North Invercargill parishes

South:
     Fr Pat McGettigan     
Parish Priest of Invercargill Central and Invercargill South
                                               parishes
Fr Vaughan Hook       Pastoral responsibility for Invercargill South parish
Chaplain to Verdon College
Residing at Invercargill Central Presbytery.

VICAR FOR CLERGY
Fr Martin Flannery

CATHOLIC CHURCH LEADERS WELCOME INCLUSION IN THE ROYAL COMMISSION: Click here to read more.