If you would like to submit an event to be added, please email info@wn.catholic.org.nz.

Sunday 3 March

ALL IN – Youth Hang Out. For the youth of Wellington. Games, Mass, Music, Friends, Food, Faith. 2-5pm, Avalon Park Sunday 3 March. Organised by the Archdiocesan Young Church team. Follow @ADWYoungChurch to stay up to date with young church events. 

Day of Prayer for all Children.

Sunday 3 and Sunday 10 March

Love is a Decision – registrations open for archdiocesan marriage preparation course for engaged couples, 10am–4pm, location tbc. Visit wn.catholic.org.nz/about/church-mission/marriage-ministries for information and to register.

Saturday 9 March

Come and See Vocations – begins with 9am Mass, Our Lady of Fatima Church Tawa, finishing at 12.30pm. Contact Lucienne at l.hensel@wn.catholic.org.nz to register.

Wednesday 13 March

Anniversary of the Election of Pope Francis

Saturday 16–Sunday 17 March 

Engaged Encounter – marriage preparation weekend for couples in Karori. Visit www.cee-wellington.co.nz for information and to register.

Tuesday 26 March

Chrism Mass – Upper South Island, 11am, Garin College Gym (Sneddon Centre), 35 Champion Road, Richmond, Nelson.

Wednesday 27 March

Chrism Mass – Wellington region. 7pm at Pro-Cathedral, St Teresa’s Karori.

Friday 29 March

Good Friday.
Collection for the Holy Places.

Regular events

  • Compassion Soup Kitchen meals. The Compassion Soup Kitchen is continuing to serve meals to anyone who needs them; 7.45am – 8.45am & 4.45pm-5.45pm, Monday to Saturday at 132 Tory Street, Wellington. Contact 04 385 9299 if you have any questions. 
  • Craft Group: Every Thursday 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Starts 7 Mar –  Ends 12 Dec 2024). Our Lady’s Home of Compassion 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. Bring a project you’re working on and join our friendly and informal group for our weekly gathering. For more information contact ph. (04) 383-7769 or events@compassion.org.nz
  • Quiet Days Second Thursday of every month 10:30 am – 2:30 pm (Starts 14 Mar – Ends 10 Oct 2024). Our Lady’s Home of Compassion 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. A time for gentle reflection on insights from the life and works of Venerable Suzanne Aubert.  There is no fee, however, a koha is greatly appreciated. Registration: sr.sue@compassion.org.nz
  • Taizé: First Friday of every month 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Starts 01 Mar – Ends 6 Dec 2024). Where: The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. A reflective time with simple songs and scripture that brings us to stillness and silence. All are welcome.
  • Miha: Sunday 11:00 am (Starts 11 Feb – Ends 15 Dec 2024). Where: The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. Join us for our Sunday mass in Te reo Māori.
  • Mass/ Morning Prayer: Every Wednesday and Thursday at 8:30 am (Starts 07 Feb – Ends 21 Dec 2024)Where: The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. Join us for a contemplative morning mass to start the day.
  • Christian Meditation Every Monday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thursday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Starts 08 Feb Ends 19 Dec 2024)Where: The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. An ancient form of contemplative prayer, deeply anchored in the teachings of the early Christian desert fathers and mothers. All welcome.