The church building is closed until further notice.
Updated as of 1.00pm on 14 May 2020
- Read the latest announcement from our Parish Priest (14/05/2020)
- Read the latest Bishops’ Letter to Parishes (12/05/2020)
Click on the various topics below for more information.
The church building is not open at this stage of alert level 2. Please see the announcement here.
You may contact the parish office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org and phone (04) 473 8074 if you wish to speak to the parish secretary or a priest.
As we cannot take cash or envelope donations during this time, we ask that you make your donations via internet banking. Our details are as follows:
Bank Account: 02 0536 0003242 24
Account Name: St Mary of the Angels Parish
Reference: [your planned giving number]
Code: [your surname]
If you are unsure of your planned giving number, or are interested in signing up for our planned giving programme, please email the parish office at email@example.com
Sunday Mass Cardinal John Dew, Wellington:
The National Liturgy Office is posting up-to-date links to Sunday and Weekday mass livestreams: www.nlo.org.nz/news-and-events/media-releases/celebrate-mass-online/
Univeralis https://universalis.com/index.htm provides the Liturgy of the Hours and Mass readings for each day.
https://www.sacredspace.ie/ provides simple guided prayer for each day.
Recommended reading from Fr Kevin Mowbray sm:
One of the monthly religious magazines we subscribe to is ‘The Far East’ Magazine of the Columban Fathers. I read this article in the March 2020 issue. I was struck by the freshness of the reflections the writer, Fr. Tim Mulroy, bought to a very familiar Gospel scene. Not only were his reflections fresh I also thought they were penetrating, insightful. What do you think?
Read the article here.
Article: ‘Vatican allows General Absolution allowed during pandemic’: https://cathnews.co.nz/2020/03/23/vatican-allows-general-absolution/
In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis gave his Urbi et Orbi blessing to the city of Rome and to the world. Watch this 60 min Youtube recording from Saturday at 6am here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcUqLrbi9Cg
See the Cardinal’s official letter to parishioners by clicking here. (Please note that there have been further restrictions put in place since the distribution of this letter)