SSPX to celebrate centenary of former Ngongotaha church

The Society of St Pius X community in New Zealand will celebrate the centenary in August of the former Ngongotaha church it relocated to Auckland.

The Immaculate Conception Church from Ngongotaha near Rotorua was relocated to Avondale two years ago.

The building was rededicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Fr Robert MacPherson, SSPX, said the 100-year milestone would be celebrated in August.

“We don’t know the exact date it was first put in use, we just know it [the centenary] is 2015, so we will plan to celebrate that on the feast of the Immaculate Heart,” he said.

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