Posts Tagged ‘New Plymouth’

1 year on: 3 parishes celebrate their merger Comments 0

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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A special mass to mark the first anniversary of the merger of three Catholic parishes in New Plymouth was held on Sunday. In September 2015, the parishes of St Joseph’s, St Philomena’s and Our Lady Help of Christians became one, known as the Catholic Parish of New Plymouth. Held at the TSB Stadium, the mass Read more

New Plymouth’s three parishes amalgamate Comments 0

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

The parishes of St Joseph’s, St Philomena’s and Our Lady Help of Christians have amalgamated into one, known as the Catholic Parish of New Plymouth. The reunification Mass at Sacred Heart Girls’ College on 6 September was led by Bishop Charles Drennan, who told the parishioners that Taranaki had always been and would continue to be Read more

Plans afoot to merge three New Plymouth parishes Comments 0

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Plans are being made to merge three New Plymouth parishes; St Joseph’s in the central city, St Philomena’s Brooklands and Fitzroy’s Our Lady Help of Christians. About 200 people turned out last week to a series of presentations given by a steering group which has the task of explaining the move and organising consultation with Read more

North Taranaki Catholics celebrate regional Mass with Bishop Comments 0

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Catholics in North Taranaki gathered with their Bishop for a regional mass on Sunday. More than 1000 people attended the mass at the TSB stadium in New Plymouth. The Bishop of Palmerston North, Charles Drennan, whose Diocese  covers Taranaki as well as Manawatu, Hawke’s Bay and Northern Wairarapa said Sunday’s mass was the first of several regional masses to be held Read more