“The world is a joyful mystery." Laudato Si 12
“We journey through this land seeking God" LS 244
“The climate is a common good…” Laudato Si 23
Photo of the ADW Thinking Stone - carved in Oamaru stone by Master Carver, Lou Kereopa, it is rich in Christian Māori symbolism

We are the Catholic community of the lower North and upper South Islands of Aotearoa New Zealand, following Jesus Christ by celebrating and sharing faith, growing in community, caring for our common home, and working for justice and peace


NZ bishops discuss Suzanne Aubert at Congregation for the Causes of Saints

WelCom November 2019 During October, the New Zealand bishops met in Rome for their Ad Limina Apostolorum visit. On Wednesday, 23 October, they met Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, Prefect of…