Events


Mar
3
Mar 26

GOOD FRIDAY VIGIL

The Good Friday Vigil is a service arranged by the Presbyterian/Catholic Dialogue Group.

Good Friday Vigil



Mar
2
Mar 23

MASS OF THE OILS

Mass of the Oils to be held in three areas:

Monday 21 March, Blessed Sacrament Church, Gore at 7.00pm

Tuesday 22 March, St John the Baptist Church, Alexandra, at 7.00pm

Wednesday 23 March, St Joseph's Cathedral, Dunedin, at 7.30pm

Dec
11
12:00 pm12:00

ORDINATION TO PRIESTHOOD

Rev Sani Lam will be ordained Priest on 11 December in St Joseph's Cathedral at 7pm.   We welcome Sani as a priest of the diocese and pray for his priestly ministry in the years ahead.

Oct
31
12:30 pm12:30

Diocesan Leadership Event

This capstone event for the Joy of the Gospel focus for the Diocese in 2015 takes place at the Holy Cross centre on Saturday 31 October.  Guest speakers are Cardinal John Dew and Jinty MacTavish, Dunedin City Councillor.  The day will both inspire and challenge leaders in the Diocese as they identify how to make our local church thrive in 2016 and beyond.

Sep
15
Sep 18

Living Faith Lecture Series

Celebrating 50 years of the Vatican II Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (Gaudium et Spes)

Tuesday 15 September:  Church & Culture  (Dr Ann Gilroy)

Wednesday 16 September:  Church & Ethics (Dr John Kleinsman)

Thursday 17 September:  Church & Justice (Elizabeth Mackie OP)
 

WHERE:  7.30 PM  Archway 2 Lecture Room, University of Otago

MASS OF THE OILS
Mar
30
Apr 1

MASS OF THE OILS

 

 

 

INVERCARGILL
             -  St Mary's Basilica   -    Monday March 30th at 7.00pm
 

ALEXANDRA 
            -  St John the Baptist Church  -  Tuesday March 31 at 7.00pm
 

DUNEDIN         
            -  St Joseph's Cathedral    -     Wednesday April 1 at 7.30pm

 

 

Oct
25
Oct 26

150 YEARS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN SOUTHLAND

Southland Catholic Sesquicentennial.

Celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Catholic Church in Southland are to be held at Labour Weekend, 25-26 October. 

This marks the opening date of the first Catholic Church in Clyde Street, Invercargill.

Contact for Registration information is [email protected] or P O Box 837, Invercargill 9850.

Sep
5
Sep 20

Catholic Social Teaching II

It is the special vocation of the laity to advance the reign of God by acting as a leaven in the world and transforming society. This course will explain the Church's social teaching in some detail and focus on the permanent elements in that teaching. The course aims to give participants the knowledge and understanding necessary in order to apply the Church's teaching with confidence to issues of the day.

Lecturer: Rev. Dr Gerard Aynsley

Dates: 5 - 6 September Friday 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm

           19 - 20 September Friday 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm

Venue: Holy Cross Centre Mosgiel.

To enrol please contact:
Susan Howard 03-474-1994 ext 701
or email [email protected]

 

Aug
22
Aug 30

HIstory of the Sacraments

This course will give an overview of the major historical changes and developments that have influenced our understanding and practice of the sacraments. This in turn will help students to better understand the issues relating to sacraments today.

Course material: Martos, J. Doors to the Sacred: A historical introduction to the sacraments in the Catholic Church.

Lecturer: Sr Jan Ogilvy. OP

Dates: 22 - 23 August  Friday 5pm - 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm

           29 - 30 August Friday 5pm - 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm

Venue: Holy Cross Centre

To enrol please contact:
Susan Howard 03-474-1994 ext 701
or email [email protected]

May
16
Jun 7

SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament

Written over a long period of time, the Old Testament describes God's relationship with the Hebrew people. Who were these people? What was this relationship about? When did it happen?

This course will introduce participants to the key events, dates, places and people of the Old Testament.

Lecturer: Rev Dr. Damian Wynn-Williams

Dates: 16-17 May Friday 5pm -8pm, Saturday 9am - 4pm

  6-7 June Friday 5pm -8pm, Saturday 9am - 4pm

Venue: Holy Cross Centre

To enrol please contact:
Susan Howard 03-474-1994 ext 701
or email [email protected]

 

Apr
4
May 10

Catholic Social Teaching Today

What is Catholic Social Teaching? This course will outline the Church's teaching on justice and peace.

Some major social issues will be explored with a view to helping participants better understand how Catholic social teaching can be applied to action for justice and peace.

Lecturer: Rev. Dr. Gerard Aynsley

4 - 5 April  Friday 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm

9 - 10 May Friday 5pm to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm

Venue: Holy Cross Centre Mosgiel

To enrol please contact:
Susan Howard 03-474-1994 ext 701
or email [email protected]

Mar
6
2:30 pm14:30

Chrism Masses

Monday 14 April:   7.00pm  Blessed Sacrament Church, Gore

Tuesday 15 April:  7.00pm  St John the Baptist Church, Alexandra

Wednesday 16 April:  7.30pm St Joseph's Cathedral, Dunedin