Noticeboard 06-Oct-2019

Wed, 16 Oct  - UnPlanned the movie will be screened at The Penthouse Cinema, 205 Ohiro Rd., Brooklyn on Wednesday 16th October at 6.00 p.m. The movie starts at 6.00 p.m. sharp. Unplanned is the true story of Abby Johnson a former Director of a Planned Parenthood abortion facility. It is a story of hope and inspiration that is touching lives wherever it is viewed. Now is a pertinent time for New Zealanders have this opportunity. To purchase a ticket got to https://fan-force.com/screenings/unplanned-penthouse-cinema-cafe

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Thu 17 Oct - Joshua Wellington next men’s meeting on Thursday 17th October at the same venue. Fellowship from 7:00pm for 7:30pm start. Talk & practical: Fr John Pettit on “Contemplative prayer & Christian Meditation” Want to know more? Ring Steve Ready 027-356-9555 or email: joshua.wgtn@gmail.com

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Thu 24 Oct - “Liturgy of the Word with Communion” with Fr Patrick Bridgman, Archdiocesan Liturgy Advisor. This  interactive workshop is on 7-9pm,Thurs. 24th Oct. at Ss Peter & Pauls Church, Knights Rd. Lower Hutt. Everyone welcome. Please register with Ann Williams before Fri. 18th Oct. at a.williams@wn.catholic.org.nz

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Sun 17 Nov - CENTENARY - ST PATRICK'S CHURCH, KILBIRNIE, WELLINGTON.  St Patrick's Church, 3 Childers Tce, Kilbirne, will be celebrating 100 years on the 17th November 2019 with a 10am Mass followed by a cup of tea in the Parish Hall. All former parishioners are welcome to come and join in the celebration. contact triciao2285@gmail.com for information or to register.

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Catholic Social Services Wellington - Community Facilitator
This is a permanent part time position. Part time role 22.5 hours (3 days per week)

 We are looking for a suitably qualified person to take on and develop the role of Community Facilitator for the Archdiocese of Wellington.

This role covers some key tasks:

  •  Supporting Parish project responses to identify issues of Poverty and Marginalisation in their region.
  • Leading the Archdiocese response and working with our key partners in Refugee settlement in the Wellington region.
  • Facilitating the key Synod outcomes related to Catholic Social Services.

This role requires a specialist qualification ora Lay Pastoral qualification. Knowledge and understanding of Catholic Social Teaching. Strong interpersonal and administrative skills.

  1. For a copy of the role description please email reception@wn-catholicsocialservices.org.nz
  2. Please send a cover letter, and CV addressed to The Director at  reception@wn-catholicsocialservices.org.nz
  3. Closing date:  Friday 1st November 2019

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St Joseph's Catholic School, Levin – 100th Reunion & Celebration Celebrating 100 Years as a Catholic School Community in Levin we are calling all past and present students, staff, teachers and whānau to join us for this once-in-a lifetime weekend of celebration and remembrance.Saturday 1 Feb – Sunday 2 Feb, 2020 St Joseph's Catholic School, Weraroa Road, Levin For more information or to register:

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Christian Meditation Group. All are welcome. Join us for an hour of Christian meditation in an ancient form of contemplative prayer. Times are Mondays at 7pm-8pm, and Thursdays at 11am-12pm at The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. Ph. (04) 383 7134 or (04) 383 7769.

Karakia o te Rātapu. Each Sunday there is Miha for all. Liturgy of Eucharist is held if priest is not available. 11am, The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington. Ph. (04) 383 7769.

Beads of Contemplation. Led by Fr James Lyons. During the month traditionally devoted to the Rosary, an invitation to  explore the joy, anticipation, sorrow and triumph of the missionary journey through the eyes of faith and heart of Mary.  Four Wednesdays. 10 am to 11 am or 7pm to 8 pm The Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, 2 Rhine St, Island Bay. 9, 16, 23 and 30 October. Enquiries:  Ph 3837769 email:  spirituality@compassion.org.nz

Taizé in Aotearoa. Br Matthew from the monastic community at Taizé joins us for an experience of community and prayer, celebrating 30 years of Taizé prayer at the Home of Compassion. November 15-17. Weekend - $100  One day - $50.00 (includes meals)  Additional $70/night for accommodation. RSVP by 25.10.2019. Enquiries - (04) 383 7769 or email spirituality@compassion.org.nz.

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About to get Married?
Could you successfully run a marathon without preparing for it? Of course not! So too marriage. Engaged Encounter Weekends this year are heavily booked. Weekends are 30 - 31 March 2019 (one vacancy and then waiting list);  3 - 4 August 2019; 9 - 10 November 2019, all at St Teresa's Presbytery, 301 Karori Road, Karori, Wellington  For more information phone Kate and Simon  on 801 6192 or visit our website at   www.cee-wellington.co.nz

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Oberammergau 2020 Passion Play - Fr Chris Friel from Christchurch will lead this tour to Germany in June of 2020.  The famous play has been performed every 10 years since 1634. The tour includes a 6 day cruise down the Danube through Austria, Germany, Slovakia and Hungary. Ph 0800 356 728 for further info.

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"Parish to Parish for Bed & Breakfast"
Since the first book was printed 15 years ago, many hosts have suffered health problems, downsized their homes etc. As we urgently require more hosts in places all over the country, I would encourage anyone with a spare bedroom or two in their home, to come and join us. The accommodation does not have to be 5 star, just clean, comfortable and welcoming, also providing a light breakfast. The purpose of this book is aimed at providing catholic hospitality and making new friends. The hosts charge a small fee of $35 for one only person, or $30 per person for 2 or more per night. For further information please contact Marie Anderson on 03 359 5541 or email marie.ian@xtra.co.nz.

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Easter trading???  Do we have to? Will you be at the Mall on Good Friday? Or Easter Sunday?

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Change of E-mail Addresses - We advise that Our Lady of Kapiti Parish email addresses have been changed due to closure of the Vodafone facility as at 30 November 2017. Our new email addresses are:

  • Office:    kapitiparishoffice@gmail.com
  • Roster:     kapitiparishroster@gmail.com
  • Finance:    kapitiparishfinance@gmail.com

Please ensure our details are changed in your Contacts/Address Book.