Three more Wellington parishes merge

Three Catholic parishes in Khandallah, Johnsonville and Newlands are the latest in Wellington to merge.

The move will mean a new name and structure for St Andrew’s in Newlands, St Benedict’s in Khandallah and St Peter and Paul’s in Johnsonville.

The new parish will be established at a mass at St Andrew’s on February 28, when it will assume the name of St Francis of Assisi, Ohariu.

All three churches will continue to hold mass and other activities. Continue reading

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