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Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunedin


What's happening


The long awaited sequel to Called By Christ home reflection group is here!  This is a wonderful faith enriching opportunity in this Year of Mercy.  It is a four week, home grown programme for meeting up in a small groups to reflect on how Christ sends us out to be his disciples in this world.  For further information and to sign up for this programme on-line click here.  



Marriage Preparation Course for Engaged Couples, 25-27 November 2016.  

Click here for more details and registration.


Oamaru parish is offering a Year of Mercy retreat on Saturday 24 September from 9am to 4pm at St Kevin's College.  Make this your opportunity to experience the gift that Pope Francis says changes the world.  Click here for further details.

A little mercy makes the world less cold and more just. We need to understand properly this mercy of God, this merciful Father who is so patient. This mercy is beautiful.   Pope Francis

What's new

Michael Mangan Travelog:  Michael Mangan has just finished touring our diocese giving a retreat, workshops on liturgy and school concerts delighting the masses.  Click here to see photos of all his diocesan events.




Around 25 young Catholics spent the first Saturday afternoon in Spring talking about faith and leadership at the Mercy Parish community centre in South Dunedin.   Those who participated felt encouraged and filled with hope from the prayerful and honest conversations during the day long event.  Click here to read more and see photos from our Diocesan youth forum.


Survey Report on the Future of Catholic Schooling in the Wakatipu Basin

Click here for a copy of the findings from a recent survey of parish and school communities in the Arrowtown/Frankton/Queenstown area on future options for Catholic primary schooling.  Click here for a copy of the covering message from the Queenstown Catholic schooling working group.


World Youth Day in Christchurch