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Sunday 6 August
World Youth Day – Wellington celebrations, 1pm–8pm. Bishop Viard College, Porirua. (See here.)
Monday 7 August
Quiet Day for creative soul – facilitator Tracey Young and friends, 10am–2.30pm, Josephite Retreat Centre, Mt St Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce, Whanganui. Koha entry. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph (06) 345-5047 extn 3.
Wednesday 9 August
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (un.org/en/observances/indigenous-day).
Saturday 12 August
Centennial – Knights of the Southern Cross of New Zealand, St Francis Retreat Centre, 50 Hillsborough Rd, Auckland. Includes retreat led by KSC Chaplain Fr Ezio Blasoni, Mass celebrated by Bishop Steve Lowe, banquet dinner. Anyone connected with the Knights and may like to attend, contact Mathew Bland at email@example.com or ph 021 811 444.
Rhythms, Cycles and Season – facilitator Merita Holder, Josephite Retreat Centre, Whanganui, $20. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org or ph (06) 345-5047 extn3.
Tuesday 15 August
Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, Solemnity – Patronal Feast for New Zealand. (See here.)
Friday 1 September
Day of Prayer for Care of Creation.
Saturday 9–Sunday 10 September
65th jubilee – St James’ Catholic School, 304 Albert St, Palmerston North invites all past and present students, staff, families, and supporters to celebrate this occasion. Register at email@example.com with your details.
Sunday 24 September
Ecumenical river prayer walk – follow Te Awa Kairangi | Hutt River from Harcourt Park, Upper Hutt to Petone foreshore. Walk all or section of river trail. Details in September WelCom. Further information on Facebook: Te Awa Kairangi Prayer Walk (public group).
Friday 13–Sunday 14 October
Centenary – St Anthony’s Catholic School, Seatoun, invites all past and present students, staff, families and supporters to this occasion. Register by completing form online at: tinyurl.com/St-Anthony-Seatoun-Centenary or St Anthony’s School Centenary Facebook Page. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or contact Julie O’Brien on 021 377 192.
Saturday 14–Sunday 15 October
Jubilee weekend – St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 32 Allardice St, Dannevirke, celebrates 125 years of St Joseph’s Parish throughout 2023. Jubilee Mass and luncheon on Saturday 14, and Mass Sunday 15. All past and present parishioners, families, and supporters invited. Please register interest at email@example.com by 10 September.