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Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunedin

What's happening

Dominican Retreat and Workshop Opportunities for March 2017 in Oamaru, Dunedin, and Invercargill.  Click here for more information or go to the Dominican Family Aotearoa website here.


"In the Spirit of Laudato Si" a workshop on showing Mercy to Our Common Home sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, New Zealand.  Click here for details



Suzanne Aubert, Sisters of Compassion foundress

Suzanne Aubert, Sisters of Compassion foundress

Come hear about the life and beatification process of New Zealand’s first candidate for sainthood, Suzanne Aubert.  Sisters Margaret Anne Mills and Josephine Gorman will speak about their foundress of the Sisters of Compassion around the diocese the last week in March.  Entry by gold coin donation for each talk.  Please click here to see our Pastoral Events Calendar for places and times. 


Family Life International - Vigil for Life: Rosary and Benediction with Bishop Colin on Wednesday 29th March, St Francis Xavier Church, 7pm. A light supper will follow.


Dunedin Young Catholics Event Calendar for 2017 click here

Also 'like' our new Dunedin Young Catholics Facebook page to get involved and keep informed.


What's new

Shane Claiborne led a Social Justice Leadership Workshop for our Catholic secondary schools.  The interactive day including inspiring stories of Shane's modern Gospel living and in depth discussions about how the youth of Otago and Southland can live out The Way of Jesus in their own neighbourhoods.  Click here for photos of the day.


Wondering what is happening around our Diocese in 2017?  Click here for a calendar of this years Diocesan Pastoral Events.  Click here to see dates of what is happening in our schools.


The Catholic Institute (TCI) offers block course papers right here in our Diocese (both Dunedin and Invercargill) taught by our local, knowledgable people.  If you've ever thought about taking one click here to see what is on offer in person this year in our Diocese.



Bishop Colin and Bishop Pat Dunn speak about Suzanne Aubert- 'NZ's saint in the making'