WelCom October 2023
If you would like your event listed free on this page, please email an outline to firstname.lastname@example.org including the name of the event, date, time, location and contact.
Sunday 8 October
Support Life Sunday – (see p 3).
Blessings of Pets – St Francis of Assisi Church, Stoke, 8.30am Mass, all parishioners’ pets welcome.
Monday 9–Friday 13 October
Safeguarding workshops – Wellington South and Central parishes; and Fridays 3 and 13 November North-West South Island; Holy Family, Our Lady of the Bays and Westport-Reefton. Contact Sr Catherine Jones smsm at email@example.com for information.
Friday 13–Sunday 14 October
Centenary – St Anthony’s School, Seatoun. Book tickets at trybooking.co.nz/OUW
Saturday 14–Sunday 15 October
125th jubilee weekend – St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Dannevirke. Jubilee Mass and luncheon. Information firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 28 October
Advent Liturgy interactive workshop – ‘History… Sounds and images… Relevance to today’s world…’ led by Fr Patrick Bridgman, 10am–12 noon, St Bernadette’s Hall, 190 Naenae Rd. For all involved in organising parish Advent celebrations or wanting to learn more about this Church season. Please email email@example.com to register.
Wednesday 1, Thursday 2 November
All Saints Day and 2 All Souls Day – Commemoration Masses for the Dead in some parishes to remember beloved dead and pray for their eternal repose.
Saturdays 5 and 12 November
Love is a Decision – preparation course for Sacrament of Marriage for engaged couples. Visit Archdiocese Marriage Ministry at wn.catholic.org.nz for information or email Mely Lau at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit website bit.ly/3knqjD8 to register.