Posts Tagged ‘St Gerard’s church and monastery’

Last mass but not last hope for iconic St Gerard’s church

Monday, May 24th, 2021

The last mass at St Gerard’s church was celebrated on Sunday – Pentecost Sunday. Cardinal John Dew and several priests went through the rite of leave taking, saying final prayers in different parts of the church including the baptismal font and altar. Everyone left and Dew shut the church doors for the last time. The Read more

Iconic Wellington monastery to help solve housing crisis

Monday, April 12th, 2021
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Although Wellington icon St Gerard’s church and monastery has been declared earthquake-prone and will close next month, it is unlikely to be pulled down. While St Gerard’s future is ultimately up to the owners, the church – built in 1908 for the Redemptorists – could be deconsecrated so it could be used for events like Read more