Date and events – what’s on

February 2024

February 2024

To list events free, email with event name, date, time, location and contact details.

Tuesday 6 February 

Waitangi Day – Masses in Wellington and Palmerston North.

Challenge Youth Ministry – liturgies at St Francis of Assisi Parish, Johnsonville, and workshops for parishioners and community members to help deepen understanding of Te Tiriti. Workshops 3pm to 5pm; kai 5pm to 6pm; prayer and reflection 6pm to 7pm. Contact Mitch on 0220218970; Ana on 0212273754; Kitty 021491459.

Thursday 8 February 

A Conversation with Tomáš Halík: What does it mean to have faith? Belief in today’s world, with acclaimed Czech Catholic priest, philosopher, theologian, professor of sociology at Charles University Prague, Templeton prize winner. Organised by VUW, Te Kupenga: Catholic Leadership Institute, Archdiocese of Wellington, 5.30pm–7.30pm, LT1 Old Government Buildings, Pipitea Campus, Wellington. Free entry.

Wednesday 14 February

Ash Wednesday

Sunday 3 March 

Young Church Mass – Archdiocese of Wellington, information @ADWYoungChurch.

Sundays 3 and 10 March

Love is a Decision – archdiocesan marriage preparation course for engaged couples, 10am–4pm. Register: 

Saturday 9 March 

Come and See Vocations – begins with 9am Mass, Our Lady of Fatima Church Tawa, finishes 12.30pm. Contact Lucienne at to register.

Saturday 16–Sunday 17 March 

Engaged Encounter – marriage preparation weekend for couples in Karori. Visit for information and to register.

Tuesday 26 March

Chrism Mass – Upper South Island, 11am, Garin College Gym (Sneddon Centre), 35 Champion Rd, Richmond, Nelson. 

Wednesday 27 March

Chrism Mass – Wellington region, 7pm, Pro-Cathedral, St Teresa’s Karori.

Palmerston North Young Catholics

All 18–35-year-olds invited after each Sunday 6pm Mass, to Cathedral lounge at 7.15pm, for great opportunity to meet like-minded people, form new friendships and get involved.

Archdiocese Church Mission programme 2024

Church Mission team has a range of formation programmes for 2024 to support parishes: creating and implementing a parish pastoral plan; hospitality 101; building families of faith; marriage and enrichment; place for young people (two parts); Pope Francis’ writings. For information please email or ph (04) 496-1709.