Covid-19 Updates

The church building is closed until further notice.


Updated as of 1.00pm on 14 May 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 and phone (04) 473 8074 if you wish to speak to the parish secretary or a priest.

The Angelus newsletter will be published online each week, and will include the readings for Sunday Masses – click here.

To sign up to have the Angelus newsletter emailed to you each week, fill out the form here (those who are in our parish database should already be on this mailing list).

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:                   BNZ
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

Sunday Mass Cardinal John Dew, Wellington:

Laudato Si Letter (for 24 May)

The National Liturgy Office is posting up-to-date links to Sunday and Weekday mass livestreams: 

Univeralis provides the Liturgy of the Hours and Mass readings for each day. 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.