Calendar

Feb
6
Thu
Waitangi DayMass @ St Mary of the Angels
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am

Nau mai, haere mai! The customary Waitangi Day Mass to pray for this land and all who dwell here under the guardianship of the Treaty will be celebrated  at St Mary of the Angels. This Mass combines the choirs of St Mary of the Angels and Te Ngākau Tapu parish for Māori in Porirua. Languages used will be Māori, English and Latin with prayers in various other languages. Celebrant: Mons. Gerard Burns, Vicar-General and PP of Te Ngākau Tapu parish.

Mothers’ Prayers @ St Francis de Sales Presbytery
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am
Adoration @ St Anne's
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Feb
7
Fri
Adoration with Benediction @ St Francis de Sales
Feb 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Feb
8
Sat
Vigil Mass @ St Bernard’s Church @ St Bernard's
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm
Feb
9
Sun
Cook Island Mass @ St Anne's
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am
Blessing of the Boats @ Island Bay
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The traditional blessing of the boats in the bay will take place as part of  the Island Bay Festival.

Feb
10
Mon
Christian Meditation @ Home of Compassion Chapel
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm
Feb
11
Tue
Student Life in Occupied Palestine @ St Andrews-on-the-Terrace
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Br Peter Bray, a New Zealander, De La Salle Brother and since 2008 ViceChancellor of Bethlehem University in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The university is a unique institution in the town of Jesus’ birth and was founded by the De La Salle brothers. Br Peter will give a presentation on student life in the extremely difficult circumstances of occupied Palestine giving an insight on the work for a just and peaceful future.
The talk is free but a donation to Bethlehem university will be invited. Sponsored by Wellington Palestine organization and Mons. Gerard Burns, Vicar-General, ADW.

Men’s Book & Discussion Group Meeting @ Family Room, Rita Angus Village
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm

Topics: Part One: Recent summer books read and includes magazines, movies, events & websites.
Part Two: Jim McMahon and Mark MacCallum will speak of their separate & recent visits to Ravenna in Italy