THE RITE OF ACCEPTANCE  for those enquiring about the Catholic Church is to be celebrated Sunday 8th October at the 10.30am Mass at Sacred Heart Church. This is the first of the Rites of the “Order of Christian Initiation of Adults” (Formerly known as R.C.I.A). Regan Harper, Paul Tonkin and Jade…(Read More)

On September 9th, at Sacred Heart Church, the parish celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation.  We congratulate the 38 candidates who received the Sacrament and pray that God will continue to bless and guide them in their Christian journey. Thanks to Marilou Crequer for the photos…(Read More)

On Sunday August 27th, at 4.00pm,  there was a Mass in Portuguese at St Peter’s Church attended by Brazilians and Portuguese people from all over Christchurch—about 60 people, including 20 children. There were tears of joy as people prayed and sang in their own language for the first time since coming to…(Read More)

THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JAN/FEB 2018 DUE TO CLASHES WITH SCHOOL EVENTS. Are you aged between 15 and 19? Keen to have an outdoor experience in the Port hills behind ChCh? Stay overnight in a classic hut? Have some fun, cook a meal and meet some new faces? If possible, celebrate Sunday morning…(Read More)

New Bell at St Peter’s

Over the weekend of 8-10th September, the new bell at St Peter’s will be rung.  The bell is named Cecelia after the patron saint of music!  Many thanks to those involved in preparing the bell and tower.  A job well done!!  Thanks to Bob Arthurs for the photos…(Read More)

We received this article from parishioner Liam Gallagher in Tanzania.  It’s a great read and we wish Liam well. I’ve just spent the past two weeks living in South B, Nairobi, and working in Mukuru Slum – a slum with a higher population density than Kibera Slum, the largest in the world, also in…(Read More)

On Sunday 2 July 2017 St Peter’s School celebrated 90 years with a school and parish Mass. (Photos Chris Hope) Below:  Looking at Memorabilia in the parish centre.  Marie Gardener (in Purple) and her sister were the oldest St Peters students who attended. (Photo Chris Hope) Below:  Sr Betty Dwyer & Sr Anna Persico…(Read More)

CONGRATULATIONS TO: Carmine Holdorf, Devon Campbell, Callum Walsh, Emma Lovegrove, Raynsh De Silva, Brandon Burke, Felix Thomas, Noah Collins, Hannah Pithie, Chloe Heslop, Luca Rooney, Maxwell Gunn, James Ogg, Benjamin Tulloch, Caleb Hancock, Jack Abbott, Caoimhe McKenzie, Jonty Chapman, Parker Young, Ruby McIntosh, Joel Walker, Chloe Harker, Finn Matheson, Patrice Pupos, Patrick Muamua, Johnny Muamua…(Read More)