We are a diverse and passionate community, grounded in the teachings of Jesus Christ and are committed to the lifelong growth in faith of all.
Our goal is to add dimension to the liturgical and spiritual life though ministries such as: Youth and Young Adults, Sacramental Preparation, Grief Ministry, Maori and ethnic chaplaincy and Adult Faith Formation.
We have an inherent belief in the dignity of the human person. We support charitable services, including hospital chaplaincy, prison chaplaincy, social services and spreading a respect for all human life.
Catholic education aims to develop the whole child, where each student’s intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical and social development is fostered. The Catholic Schools Education Services aims to provide curriculum resources, school resources and assistance in finding a school near you.
Hundreds of people have taken part in discussions and consultations relating to the document I published in May, “A Future Full of Hope”. The responses bear the results of deep reflection and fervent prayer, for which I am very grateful... Read more...
Pope Francis has named Archbishop John Dew in a list of bishops to be made Cardinals in February.
On hearing the news of the announcement, Archbishop John said:
"This news is recognition of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand, and the contribution it makes to the global Catholic family."
Stewardship is a spirituality, a way of life, which calls for our response.