Posts Tagged ‘Earthquake commemoration’

Many attended an earthquake memorial service on Wednesday Comments 0

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Wednesday 22 February marked one year since the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Because it was Ash Wednesday, as well as joining a civic earthquake memorial service many Catholics also attended their own churches, or joined with other denominations to begin Lent by remembering and praying for those who died, were injured or have suffered as a result of Read more

Wellington Catholics and Anglicans combine to commemorate earthquake Comments 0

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

On Wednesday 22 February Wellington’s Anglican and Catholic cathedral communities will gather to remember and pray for those who died, were injured or suffered loss in the Christchurch earthquake on 22 February 2011. The service, which begins at 12:30pm in St Paul’s Cathedral will be jointly hosted by The Very Reverend Frank Nelson (Dean of St Paul’s) Read more

A prayer for the people of Christchurch Comments 0

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

A Prayer for the People of Christchurch Lent 2012 Reader: O God, Your Son Jesus Christ is our sure and certain hope. In him we place our trust. Assembly: In him we place our trust. Reader: In this time of Lent We pray for the people of Christchurch: For those whose lives were lost; may they know Read more