Meri Kirihimete!


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from the team at Tūmanako!
In this update you will find a compiled list of Christmas Mass times throughout the Diocese, along with some reflections for the Christmas season and photos from the recent Young Catholic Leader camp last week.
Enjoy, and we'll see you again in 2023!

Christmas Mass times around the Diocese

Traveling over the holiday period, or need to double check what time Mass is being celebrated in your parish over Christmas?

Click on the relevant region in the diocese and you will find a compiled list for easy access.
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The Jesse Tree | Advent Week 4

Our final video in the Jesse Tree series for this last week in Advent is designed to help families prepare for the celebration of Jesus' birth.

Watch video here

Fr Vui Hoang sings 'O Holy Night'

Fr Vui Hoang (Assistant Priest, Catholic Parish of New Plymouth) shares his talents with us this Christmas with an acappella cover of ‘O Holy Night.’

Watch video here

Reflecting on Mary this Christmas

This reflection explores what it might have been like for Mary, preparing for the birth of Jesus. 

Read it here

Young Catholic Leader 2022

Young leaders from across the Diocese came together last week for the annual YCL camp. It was an amazing experience and a great time was had by all!

See photos here

Br Peter Bray | Presentations, Jan 2023

Come and meet Brother Peter Bray, FSC  when he visits three parts of our diocese as part of a nationwide speaking tour to talk about the experiences and challenges of his students face today.

Find out more here

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