Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Pentecost prep

Pentecost prep

It’s Pentecost this weekend. The presence of the Holy Spirit with us in every breath gives us hope in every daily decision

Mgr. Harrington RIP

Mgr. Harrington RIP

It is with sadness this morning that we have learnt of the death of Monsignor James Harrington PA. Monsignor Jim, as he was widely and affectionately known, became a...

Blessed Sacrament

Blessed Sacrament

a suitable temple Ten years ago, to mark the centenary of the opening of Christchurch’s Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Michael Hanrahan wrote “A Suitable Temple” -...

Cathedral update

Cathedral update

It doesn't take long for nature to begin to take over a Cathedral. Christchurch's Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament has been closed to the public since September...

things that endure

things that endure

The news of the week in our local Church of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch is that every attempt will be made to save the nave of the earthquaked Cathedral of the...

media release

media release

There is a moment in Gerard Smyth's "When a City Falls" which for many Christchurch Catholics captures the devastation of the earthquakes. Gerard has led us through...

religion extinction

religion extinction

I was clearing out old computer files this evening and came across this Radio New Zealand interview from a couple of years ago. Soon after the first anniversary of the...

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