Upcoming Events in the Archdiocese

Friday 6 November  

~ Unlocked’ Art Exhibition: – St Patrick’s College Parents Associationinvites you to their biennial fundraising art exhibition with original artworks, ceramics and jewellery for sale by well-known and upcoming local artists. From 6.30pm–9.30pm, St Patrick’s College Hall, Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie. Tickets $25 each, purchase from College, ph (04) 939-3070 extn 226. This biennial event is organised by SPC Parents Association to help raise funds for the College. The highly successful 2018 event raised $22,000. The organisers look forward to seeing you at this year’s exhibition!

Friday 6 November  

Taizé Prayer ‒ Reflective time with simple songs and scripture to bring stillness and silence, 7pm–8pm, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. Ph (04) 383-7769. 

Tuesday 10 November 

Kāpiti Dove Fellowship for Women – 7.30pm, Our Lady of Kāpiti Parish meeting room, Presentation Way, Paraparaumu. Speaker is Andy Lovell on The Gifts of the Holy Spirit – The Gift of Prophecy 1 Cor 12:4-11. All women welcome. Further info: Anna (04) 902-6330. 

Sunday 15 November

World Day of the Poor – see WelCom November 2020, p 5, or online at:

wn.catholic.org.nz/adw_welcom/world-day-of-the-poor/

Friday 27 – Sunday 29 November  

Advent Retreat with Rex Begley and Fr Donald Hornsey SSC – time to reflect on what’s happened for ‘You, our Church our World’ since last Christmas. Magnificat Retreat Centre, Cross Creek Road, Featherston. Cost $190. Registration required, please contact: rexandtheresabegley@gmail.com ph: 027 545 6808 or 027 967 2299. 

Sunday 29 November 

1st Sunday of Advent ‒ collection for sick and elderly priests. 

Friday 4 December  

Taizé Prayer ‒ Reflective time with simple songs and scripture to bring stillness and silence, 7pm–8pm, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. Ph (04) 383-7769. 

General events 

Christian Meditation ‒ Mondays 7pm‒8pm, and Thursdays, 11am‒12pm. The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, ph (04) 383-7134 or (04) 383-7769. 

Craft Gathering at Home of Compassion ‒ bring your handheld craft project and own lunch, or Cloister Café open, 12pm, Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, contact heritagecentre@compassion.org.nz or phone (04) 282-1953. 

Miha ‒ Māori Mass, Sundays 11am, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay, ph (04) 383-7769.