COVID-19 Updates

Covid Alert Level Orange

13 April, 2022

While we are at Alert Level Orange ALL Masses and Reconciliation times are running as per the normal timetable. There is no need to register for Masses.

Vaccine Passes are no longer required.

The following is still in place:

¨ Communion under one kind only, therefore no Precious Blood is to be distributed

¨ No physical contact at the Sign of Peace

¨ Communion on the hand only


General Absolution

12 November, 2021

Article: ‘Vatican allows General Absolution allowed during pandemic’:

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:

Masses being Livestreamed

12 November, 2021
  • Bishop Steve Lowe (Hamilton) is livestreaming Mass everyday at 9am, this can be accessed by visiting
  • The Christchurch Diocese is also livestreaming Mass at 9am everyday, this can be accessed by visiting their YouTube channel at
  • The Auckland Diocese prepares Sunday Mass and uploads this to their website the night before at 5.30pm. This is also available on Shine TV at 2.00pm Sunday—Free-to-air TV Channel 25, Sky TV Channel 201.
  • Fr Tony from Our Lady of Grace Church, Heretaunga intends to live-stream each Sunday at 10.30 am until we can gather again at LEVEL 1. The link to these Masses is If you missed the Mass (or any future ones they are available if you chose the link ‘LIVESTREAM’
  • Our Lady of Kapiti are livestreaming Mass on Sunday at 9.30am. This can be accessed by visiting their website at

Dispensation of Sunday Masses continued

25 August, 2021


**Correction: Requiem Masses may be celebrated with a limit of 100 people in attendance, not 50 as the above letter states.