WelCom April 2023
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Sunday 2 April
Monday 3 April
Chrism Mass – Archdiocese of Wellington Lower North Island, 7pm, St Teresa’s Pro-Cathedral, Karori. Celebrant, Archbishop Paul Martin sm.
Quiet Day for the Creative Soul – facilitator Tracey Young and friends, 10am–2.30pm, Josephite Retreat Centre, Mt St Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce, Whanganui. Register by email firstname.lastname@example.org ph (06) 345-5047 ext 3.
Tuesday 4 April
Chrism Mass – Archdiocese of Wellington Upper South Island, 11am, St Mary’s Church, Blenheim. Celebrant, Archbishop Paul Martin sm.
Chrism Mass – Diocese of Palmerston North, 12 noon, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit.
Thursday 6 April
Holy Thursday, Triduum.
Friday 7 April
Good Friday, Triduum. Collection for the Holy Places.
Saturday 8 April
Easter Vigil, Triduum.
Sunday 9 April
Easter Sunday, Solemnity. Sunday of the Resurrection.
Saturday 22 April
World Earth Day.
Sunday 23 April
St Joseph’s Church Shannon – 60th Jubilee Mass and celebrations, 10am, St Joseph’s Church, cnr Grey and Vogel Sts, Shannon, Manawatu. (See this page.)
Tuesday 25 April
Anzac Day – National Day of Remembrance. (See p 16.)
Sunday 30 April
4th Sunday of Easter Time. Day of Prayer for Vocations – Seminary Collection.
St Peter Chanel. Pro-martyr of Oceania – Patron Saint of Oceania.
Sunday 30 April–Saturday 6 May
National Vocations Awareness Week.
Saturday 6 May
Retreat for mothers – ‘In the Potter’s Hands’. Mothers are invited to come and rest and be blessed by the God, 10am to 3.30pm, Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, Rhine St, Island Bay. Please register with Lucienne Hensel by Friday 28 April, email@example.com or ph (04) 496-1715 or 021 164 5800.
Sunday 14 May
Maltese Mass for Mother’s Day – 12 noon, celebrated by Michael Bellizzi, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 169 Main Rd, Tawa. All welcome.
Sunday 28 May
Pentecost Sunday, Solemnity.