Events Calendar

  • Wednesday 15 March 2017 to Sunday 9 April 2017

    40 Days for Life is a concentrated effort of 40 Days of individual prayer and fasting, and peaceful community prayer vigil for reaching out to families who have been hurt by, and for the end of, abortion. more»
    40 Days for Life
  • Thursday 23 March 2017, 4:30 pm @ St Joseph's Parish Centre, Vagues Rd, Papanui

    Sr Gail is a religious sister of Green Mountain Monastery, Vermont USA, the first monastery devoted to the care of the earth. All are welcome. more»
  • Sunday 26 March 2017, 3:00 pm @ St Mary's Pro-Cathedral

    Bach's famous Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring will be heard within its original cantata during a free concert, supported by items from the CBS Choir and Orchestra. more»
  • Friday 31 March 2017, 7:00 pm @ Catholic Cathedral College Hall

    Is God real? Come listen to our special guest Emma Fradd, Australian singer/songwriter who will be sharing her powerful testimony about how she converted from Atheism to Catholicism. more»
    Firepower Youth Rally
  • Saturday 1 April 2017, 9:30 am @ St Gregory's Bishopdale

    Begins with Mass at 9.30am and runs through 3pm presented by Fr John Adams and Monica Lee. more»
  • Friday 7 April 2017 to Saturday 8 April 2017 @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    At the heart of the Incarnation is the 'kenosis' of Christ - a radical experience of self-emptying - culminating in Jesus' unconditional surrender to the Mystery of suffering and death (Phil 2:5-8). more»
  • Friday 7 April 2017, 6:45 pm to Saturday 8 April 2017, 4:30 pm @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    Reflections on the Self-Emptying of Jesus the Christ
    'A condition of complete simplicity – costing not less than everything' T.S. Eliot more»
  • Friday 7 April 2017, 7:30 pm @ Christ the King Church, 90 Greers Rd, Burnside

    You are invited to join with those in the Renewal on the first Friday of each month as we come together to celebrate Mass followed by supper in the Parish Centre. more»
    First Friday Mass
  • Monday 24 April 2017 @ Christ the King Parish Centre

    Those attending the Right to Life Conference will have the opportunity to hear guest speaker Vicki Telford speak on the topic of “Ensuring people live well until they die”. more»
  • Saturday 29 April 2017, 10:00 am

    We are invited to be the sacred space where God lives. more»
  • Saturday 6 May 2017 to Saturday 20 May 2017 @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    Days for extended silent prayer. Interspersed, there will be brief explorations of ways of praying and finding God in all things. more»
  • Saturday 27 May 2017, 10:00 am @ Mary Potter Community Centre, 442 Durham Street North

    As one sees the world so one sees oneself. To have a worldview means to have the best possible knowledge of what the world is and who I am. ...The great decisions in human life usually have far more to do with the instincts and other mysterious unconscious factors than with conscious and well-meaning reasonableness. more»
  • Friday 1 September 2017 to Sunday 3 September 2017 @ Cathedral College, Ferry Road Christchurch.

    Christchurch Marist Brothers 200 Jubilee Reunion will take place on Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September 2017. more»
  • Friday 13 October 2017 to Sunday 15 October 2017

    Just 34 years after Blessed Frederic Ozanam founded the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Paris, the Society was brought to New Zealand when Fr. John Chataigner SM founded a conference in Christchurch. more»
  • Friday 1 December 2017 to Sunday 3 December 2017 @ Greymouth

    All former staff and old boys invited 1-3 December 2017 to gather in Greymouth to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Marists arriving in Greymouth. more»
  • Friday 16 February 2018

    Are you a past pupil, a past Villa parent or staff member, or a loyal Villa supporter? We'd love you to join us for our Centennial in 2018. more»