Upcoming Events in the Archdiocese

General

Christian Meditation ‒ hour of Christian meditation, Mondays 7pm–8pm, Thursdays, 11am‒12pm, Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, ph (04) 383-7134 or (04) 383-7769. 

Craft Gathering at the Home of Compassion – bring your handheld craft project, 12pm, Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. Bring lunch or Cloister Café is open. Contact heritagecentre@compassion.org.nz  or ph (04) 282-1953.

Miha ‒ Māori Mass for all, Sundays 11am, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, ph (04) 383-7769.

Friday 5 March
Taizé Prayer ‒ reflective time with simple songs and scripture bringing us stillness and silence, 7pm–8pm, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, Wellington. Ph (04) 383-7769.

Tuesday 9–Friday 12 March

Levin Benefit Impact Week – St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 56 Weraroa Rd, Levin. Talk to a benefit advocate on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 March, 10am–3pm. Appointment with Work and Income, accompanied by an advocate, Thursday 11 or Friday 12 March.

Thursday 11 March

Quiet Day with Suzanne Aubert ‒ reflection on insights from life and works of Venerable Suzanne Aubert. Simple lunch provided, or bring own. Koha appreciated, 10am‒2pm, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. Registration required, email sr.sue@compassion.org.nz or ph (04) 383-7769.

Saturday 13, Sunday 14 March

Spillane Cup Preseason Tournament –90th edition of the annual New Zealand Marist preseason tournament in Taupo, hosted by Taupo Marist.

Friday 19–Sunday 21 March

‘A Fresh Look At Lent’ – Fr Don Hornsey, Columban Missionary with Rex and Theresa Begley invite you to join them in a Lenten Retreat at the Magnificat Retreat Centre, Cross Creek Rd, Featherston, from 6.30pm Friday to 4pm Sunday. Cost $190. Contact: rexandtheresabegley@gmail.com or ph 027 9762299. Registration required.

Saturday 20 March

Caring for our Common Home – exploring Three Dimensions of Laudato si’, spiritual, lifestyle and public dimensions, 10am–4.30pm, Cardinal McKeefry School, 66 Albemarle Rd, Wilton. Keynote speaker, Professor James Renwick, Victoria University of Wellington. BY0 finger food lunch to share.

Sunday 28 March –Saturday 3 April

Holy Week – Palm Sunday, 28 March; Good Friday 2 April.

Tuesday 30 March

Chrism Mass– everyone is invited to attend the Chrism Mass – or Mass of the Oils – during Holy Week. For Archdiocese area at top of the South Island, Chrism Mass is 11.40am, Garin College, Richmond.

Wednesday 30 March

Chrism Mass– everyone is invited to attend the Chrism Mass – or Mass of the Oils – during Holy Week. For Archdiocese area at lower area of the North Island, Chrism Mass is 7pm, St Teresa’s Pro-Cathedral, Karori.

Sunday 4 April

Easter Sunday.

Friday 2 April
Taizé Prayer ‒ A reflective time with simple songs and scripture that brings us to stillness and silence. 7pm–8pm, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, Wellington. Ph (04) 383-7769.

Thursday 8 April
A Quiet Day with Suzanne Aubert ‒ a time for gentle reflection on insights from the life and works of Venerable Suzanne Aubert. A simple lunch is provided – or bring your own. Koha entry, 10am‒2pm, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. Registration required, email sr.sue@compassion.org.nz or ph (04) 383-7769.