Date and events – what’s on

WelCom March 2023

WelCom March 2023

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Sunday 5 March

Day of Prayer for all children – Te Rā o Nga Tamariki | Children’s Day New Zealand.

Second Sunday of Lent.

Tuesday 7 March

Census 2023 – chance to represent ourselves, families, whānau, religion, communities, and cultures.

Wednesday 8 March

International Women’s Day

Sunday 12 March

Third Sunday of Lent.

Monday 13 March

Ten-year anniversary of election of Pope Francis.

Tuesday 14 March

North Island Commissioning Mass – the Commissioning Mass for Catholic schools in the archdiocese’s North Island region, has been rescheduled to take place at 5.30pm at St Mary of the Angels Church, Boulcott St, Wellington. All are welcome.

Friday 17 March

Feast of St Patrick.

Saturday 18 March

Come and See – Cardinal John Dew and Archbishop Paul Martin sm invite young people to a vocations’ morning they will be hosting from 8.30am to 11.30am. The morning will begin with Mass at Connolly Hall, Hill St, Thorndon, followed by a gathering that explores discernment and vocation. To register, please email Lucienne Hensel at or text 021 164 5800.

Saturday 18–Sunday 19 March

St Joseph’s Catholic School, Stratford – 125th Jubilee. Contact: for more information and to register.

Sunday 19 March

Fourth Sunday of Lent.

Monday 20 March

Feast of St Joseph, Husband of Mary, Solemnity.

Friday 24 March 

Current of Grace Conference 2023 – 7pm, Friday 24 March to 2pm, Sunday 26 of March, El Rancho, Waikanae. Registration $135, online at closes 8 March. Go to and for more information.

Saturday 25 March

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.

Sunday 26 March

Fifth Sunday of Lent.

Sunday 26 March

Young Church Mass – 5pm, St Mary of the Angels. Join us for the first Archdiocesan Youth Mass of 2023. The Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Paul Martin sm. 

Sunday 2 April

Palm Sunday.

Thursday 6 April

Holy Thursday, Triduum.

Friday 7 April

Good Friday, Triduum.

Saturday 8 April

Easter Vigil, Triduum.

Sunday 9 April

Easter Sunday, Solemnity.