Cathedral Reopening Weekend events 7-9 June 2024

Our Cathedral is reopening in June after being closed for earthquake restrengthening and restoration works. Please join us for the celebrations.

Friday 7 June

5.30am Whakawātea dawn blessing at 5.30am by Mana Whenua. All are welcome to attend. We will be gathering at the Cathedral Doors at 5.20am. Please RSVP to for catering purposes.

7.30pm Archdiocesan Mass of Thanksgiving (by invitation only). Watch the livestream on the Archdiocese of Wellington YouTube channel here.

Saturday 8 June

8.30am Parish Mass

9.00am-5.00pm Day of Adoration – groups, parishes, and chaplaincies will lead an hour. Open to everyone to spend time in prayer with the Lord and each other.

5.00pm Ecumenical celebration of Evening Prayer – all welcome

Sunday 9 June

10.00am Archbishop Paul to preside at the Cathedral Parish ‘homecoming’ Mass and bless and install Fr Patrick Bridgman and Debbie Matheson as the Cathedral Pastoral Team

11.00am Refreshments and fellowship following Mass.

2.00 – 4.00pm – Tours of the Cathedral sharing the processes of the restoration and strengthening work. Entry by Koha. Tours at 2.00; 2.45 and 3.30pm.

7.00pm Evening Mass will bring the weekend to a close.