The Advent Season 2009

Christmas Day Special:

David O'Neill discusses further ideas about Christmas with a range of Children

mp3_icon.jpg Christmas Day 25.12.09.mp3 (36MB) [Full programme]

mp3_icon.jpg Christmas Day Children 1.mp3 (8.5MB)

mp3_icon.jpg Christmas Day Children 2.mp3 (6MB)

Bishop Barry Jones of the Christchurch Diocese offers a Christmas Message

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Fourth Sunday of Advent 2009:

Sounds Catholic visits Christchurch Women's Prison and their experience of Christmas

mp3_icon.jpg Fourth Sunday of Advent 20.12.09.mp3 (23MB) [Full programme]

Third Sunday of Advent 2009:

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Clare Bell (Dooley) on the fruits of WYD for the Diocese and her hopes of the future of Youth Ministry.

mp3_icon.jpg Third Sunday of Advent Clare Bell.mp3 (5.5MB)

mp3_icon.jpg Third Sunday of Advent Thomas Mark Frances Chris.mp3 (5MB)

mp3_icon.jpg Third Sunday of Advent Josh from Uni.mp3 (5MB)

Second Sunday of Advent 2009:

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Cathedral Musical Director - Don Whelan recalls the 1999 Tour of the Cathedral Choir to Rome for the Opening of the Holy Door and to Jersulem. Features recordings of the Cathedral Choir.

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Our Cathedral Musical Director - Don Whelan on "Why it is good to perform Messiah in Church" with the Cathedral Choir singing 'And the Glory of the Lord' in a Fransican Church in Estanbul, Turkey in 1999.

mp3_icon.jpg Second Sunday of Advent Don Whelan Messiah in Church.mp3 (3.5MB)

Our Cathedral Musical Director - Don Whelan discuses rehearsing and interpreting Handel's Messiah.

mp3_icon.jpg Second Sunday of Advent Don Whelan Messiah Rehearsal.mp3 (3MB)

Cathedral Musical Director - Don Whelan on 'Handel's Messiah' and "Why it is performed each year in the Advent Season."

mp3_icon.jpg Second Sunday of Advent Don Whelan Messiah Advent.mp3 (3MB)

First Sunday of Advent 2009:

mp3_icon.jpgFirst Sunday of Advent 29.11.09.mp3 (23MB) [Full programme]

Ken Joblin visits Our Lady of Victories Church and discusses the meaning and expression of Advent with Parish Priest Fr John O'Conner.

mp3_icon.jpgFirst Sunday of Advent Fr John O'Conner.mp3 (9MB)

Bishop Barry Jones gives an Advent message:

mp3_icon.jpgFirst Sunday of Advent Bishop Barry.mp3 (1.5MB)

A Live recording of 'Ka Waita' by Richard Puanaki, sung in the pilgrims Mass on the Feast of St. Benedict 2008 just prior to World Youth Day.

mp3_icon.jpgFirst Sunday of Advent Ka Wiata.mp3 (2MB)

mp3_icon.jpgPromo.mp3 (544KB)