Sunday services of the word will begin in the Peace Hall from this Sunday at eight and ten am. This pattern will be in place until Level One. read more
The church has always had a presence in our community and plays a vibrant role in the city’s culture. We aim to strengthen our presence through The Cathedral Project: A Taranaki Taonga. Understanding our past to build our future.
We have started looking for an innovative curator to shape the first, mission-defining exhibition for our planned bicultural peace and reconciliation centre in Taranaki. This person will have the opportunity to literally create a piece of New Zealand history inside Te Whare Hononga (The House That Binds) which will be one of the central pillars of our $15 million redevelopment project at St Mary’s. A site-wide exhibition will tell the stories of the church’s relationship with local iwi. Importantly, the narratives... read more
Last week, Mary Harker encouraged us all to ‘draw near’ and find peace and contentment in our beautiful grounds here at the Cathedral of St Mary. I hope you have had (weather permitting) a chance to linger for a while and enjoy the sense of holiness that is certainly to be found there. This week, I have the great privilege of inviting you to ‘draw near-er’, as we are now able to offer opportunities to gather on-site. Due to our remaining Covid restrictions, we are certainly still unable to offer the full sense of community and fellowship that goes hand in hand with what I consider to be a truly profound worship experience, however we will do our best! read more
As we move to Level 2 and begin offering public services, our online presence will look a little different. Going forward, we will be posting our sermons here on Facebook. And here is our Pentecost offering! read more
Sunday Services resume this week with "Service of the Word" at 8am and 10am. There will also be an offering on facebook. read more
You may be interested in this article from the Bishop of Rippon, Rt Rev Helen-Ann Hartley, formerley Bishop of Waikato Worshipping God without barriers read more
I'm sure many of you will be joining in the “Stand at Dawn” service at 6.00am tomorrow morning in your drive ways, but please do find below a link to a short liturgy for ANZAC Day which includes readings, prayers, choral music, Bugle calls, The Ode, a minute silence, and the National Anthems. There is an Order of Service for you to follow should you wish. The liturgy lasts for 30 minutes and you are welcome to listen to it at any time during the day. read more
Friday 17 April 2020 Welcome to Week Three of E-ffervescence… which means we have passed the third week of life in lockdown. By the time you have receive this, the Government will have given information regarding possible moves to slightly more freedom. Be assured that the Diocese is working to put procedures in place to ensure we are exercising due diligence in terms of our responsibilities at this time. I have assured staff that they will be notified as soon as possible regarding any changes to the present situation, and you will receive it via this document next week. read more
He is risen (not yet, tomorrow). He is risen indeed! Please join us for our simple Easter celebration service. Service goes live at 10am. Hope you can join us (might even be a flowering of the cross...) read more
There are no upcoming special events just yet - make sure you check back later though.
8am Service of the Word for Pentecost !
10am Service of the Word for Pentecost !
10am Ministry of the Word via Facebook
8:30am Morning Prayer