What’s on in the Archdiocese of Wellington
Monday 14 August
‘A Caring Space’, explore what scriptures say about carer’s role, by Gill Schaap and Veronica Parton, 11am-2pm, St Andrew’s, 11 Steyn Avenue, Plimmerton. $10, bring own lunch. Email Veronica Parton at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph 021 238-6675 for more information and registration.
Tuesday 15 August
Feast of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary.
Thursday 17 August
ADW Youth Ministers Network Gathering – Berrigan House, 7pm, contact email@example.com for details.
Friday 18 August
XLT, Contemporary praise and worship, Eucharistic Adoration 7pm, St Anne’s Church Newtown – every third Friday of month, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Monday 21 August
The Rising Tide – young adult discussion forum, 6.30pm, Catholic Centre, 22‒30 Hill St, Thorndon. contact email@example.com for details.
Friday 25 August
ICPE Worship Night, 7.30pm, St Gerard’s Monastery, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Friday 1 September
The Sisters of Compassion Taizé Prayer service, first Friday of every month, 7pm‒8pm, Crombie Chapel, Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. Ph (04) 383-7134 or (04) 383-7769.
Friday 1‒Sunday 3 September
PAUSE, ME TŪ a vocations retreat for those discerning a call to the diocesan priesthood or religious life as a Priest, Brother or Sister. Join Bishop Charles Drennan, Sr Clare O’Connor and others at Magnificat Community in Featherston for a time of reflection or whakaaroaro, prayer or karakia, and korero. For details or enquiries, email email@example.com. All welcome.
Monday 25 September
ANZRATH public meeting about anti-trafficking and exploitation in Aotearoa New Zealand, 7.30pm, Anglican Church Annex, corner Main Rd and Lyndhurst St, Tawa. Guest speakers Dr Rebecca Miller and Peter Devoy from Immigration NZ. All welcome.
Saturday 30 September
Presentation Sisters’ Mission Gala and Garage Sale at the Paraparaumu Memorial Hall, Tutanekai St, Paraparaumu, from 9am to noon. Fundraising is to support the mission work of the Presentation Sisters in Papua-New Guinea, Chile and Peru. Contact Tony Bevin on email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (04) 299-6825 or mobile 0274 476-689.
Saturday 30 September
Wellington Retreat: ‘Writing the Soul Home’, New Zealand poetry meditation, reading, and writing. Facilitator, Anne Powell, 10am‒4pm, Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, Wellington. For information and registration email email@example.com or ph (04) 383-7769.
Saturday 2‒Sunday 3 December 2017
Catholic Youth Festival will be held in Auckland in December 2017. Go to www.catholicyouthfestival.nz for more information.
Wellington Archdiocese Youth weekly events
Kapiti – Thursdays: Music Jams (year 5+), 7pm–8pm. Fridays: Fun-Time Music (pre-school) 10.30am–11.30am. Fridays: J-Team (yrs 5‒7), 5pm–6.30pm (1st and 3rd Fridays); and Gravitate Youth Group (yrs 8‒13), 7pm–9pm (1st and 3rd Fridays). Contact Jacqui McLaughlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 022 675-7357.
Tawa – Fridays: Xavier Youth (yrs 9‒13), 8pm‒10pm, Leo Connor Hall, 71 Main Road. Contact Paul Mcardle 027 304-0712.
Porirua – Mondays: Youth Group, 6pm–8pm. Contact Sr Hannah, Missionaries of Charity, (04) 235-5373.
Te Awakairangi – Fridays: Taita Youth Group, 6.30pm‒8.30pm, St Michael’s School library. Contact Maryanne Pereira at email@example.com or 021 107 7248.
Blenheim, St Mary’s – 2nd and 4th Mondays: Singles for Christ, contact Joanna Viernes firstname.lastname@example.org. 1st and 3rd Tuesdays: Youth for Christ, contact Marc Arcellana email@example.com. Wednesdays: Junior Youth Group (yrs 9‒10), 5.30pm–6.45pm; Senior Youth Group (yrs 11‒13), 7pm–8.45pm, contact Maurice and Mieke Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org or (03) 578-6772.
Focolare – Mondays: Young adults meet, 6pm, Hub of Victoria University, Kelburn Campus. Sharing our living faith and respond to the challenges of today. Contact Philip Wakelin 022 622-0174 or Miriam Vender 021 143-9855.
LifeTeen – Sundays: Youth Night, 5pm‒8pm, St Anne’s, Newtown. Contact Rain Forest at email@example.com
Contact your local parish or Isabella at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on local events and activities.