Our Eucharist Services are proceeding with a restriction of 50 People at 8:00am and 10:00am on Sundays. Most other public facing events are on hold at the current Red Traffic Light Setting 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.
Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to the website of The Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary. We are a warm, friendly and loving church community. A people and a place of prayer, peace and reconciliation.
We apologise that a lot of our content is out of date and we need to make some major updates to our website.
Here’s what’s coming up over in the lead-up to Christmas at Mere Tapu Festival of 9 Lessons & Carols – Wednesday 22nd, 7:30pm, Interim Cathedral Christmas Eve Family Picnic – Friday 24th, noon, Pūkākā (bouncy castle, games, music) Midnight Mass – Friday 24th, 11pm, Interim Cathedral (Archbishop Philip preaching) Christmas Day Service – Saturday 25th, 8am & 10am, Interim Cathedral (Archbishop Philip preaching & presiding) Sunday Service – Sunday 26th – Regular Sunday Service, 9am, Interim Cathedral All of these... read more
In-person services scheduled for Sunday Decemeber 5th (8am, 10am and 5pm ALT_Mary) are CANCELLED. In the past 24 hours positive COVID-19 cases have been identified in areas where Taranaki Cathedral kamahi live. As this is a developing situation, with contact tracing still underway to identify locations of interest, we believe it is prudent to cancel this weekend's in-person services. We are hopeful that we will be able to gather again next weekend. You can find more information about how we are... read more
Aotearoa NZ is now using the Covid-19 Protection Framework or “Traffic Light System”. No doubt you will be coming to terms with what this means for many aspects of your life. The following breaks down how things will play out at Taranaki Cathedral. Before we start though, we want to be clear that we support your individual right to choose. Unvaccinated people are still very welcome to be part of our parish. However, because of the nature of the COVID-19 virus... read more
From this Sunday (Nov 21st) we will be offering two in-person services — at 8am and 10am. All the “normal” COVID-19 safety measures apply including mask wearing, social distancing and recording your visit. If you’re not feeling well (or simply enjoy our virtual services) our online worship will continue via Facebook page HERE or via YouTube HERE read more
Although there have been no official changes to gathering restrictions, we believe that the responsible thing to do (in light of the evolving COVID-19 situation in Taranaki) is to cancel our scheduled in-person services this Sunday, November 14th. We will be offering a virtual service on our Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/TaranakiCathedral Stay safe and know we are only a phone call away if you need us. We will be in touch next week to let you know about any ongoing changes.... read more
As Government rules on social distancing have relaxed (from 2 meters back down to 1 meter for places of worship), we are able to offer an In-person Service of The Word this Sunday October 3rd at 10am. We will also be offering a virtual service and encourage anyone who wishes to, to participate this way via our Facebook page HERE or via YouTube HERE If you plan on coming to an in-person Service of The Word, please make sure you understand,... read more
There will be no services offered at Taranaki Cathedral until we are at an Alert Level which requires 1-metre (or less) physical distancing. While the Government rules for Level 2-Delta do allow for in-person gatherings of up to 50 people, Government Guidelines and our Diocesan regulations stipulate that we need to ensure there is a 2-meter physical distance between anyone not in the same bubble. This requirement (and our natural inclination to come together to chat, offer comfort etc) would make... read more
There are no upcoming special events just yet - make sure you check back later though.
8:30am Morning Prayer
3:30pm Bellringers Practice
7am Bishop's Eucharist
8:30am Morning Prayer