Welcome to 2021!

Last year was a tough one, but we're still United in Hope, inviting God to reveal to us where we are being called and how we should strive to live.
Join us as we continue to share articles, reflections and prayers by the people of the Diocese, for the people of the Diocese. 

The Year of St Joseph

Pope Francis has proclaimed this year the ‘Year of Saint Joseph’ in the hope that we might be able to increase our love for this great saint, be encouraged to seek his intercession and to imitate his life.
Over the course of this year, we will provide resources for you to dive deeper into the life of Saint Joseph to honour this year.
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Te Rau Aroha - The Leaf of Love

With Waitangi Day coming up, we wanted to share the symbolism and meaning behind the iconic carvings that adorn the entrance to the Diocesan Centre - Te Rau Aroha.

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Into the Desert: Entering into the Lenten Season

Lent is approaching fast, so we've put together some reflections and other resources to help you prepare for this important season.

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Remembering Aotearoa's First Mass

This year marked the 183rd anniversary of when Bishop Pompallier led Aotearoa's first mass in Hokianga. 

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Covid vaccine - Bishop's statement

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops are strongly urging their faithful and everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand to get a Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

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