Bishop Charles’ Diary

Bishop Charles is on the road a lot given the nature of our extensive Diocese. As te Hepara of the Diocese he is often vising schools and parishes. As Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference he also participates in various national meetings. Among his engagements this month are the following:


May

29 April-3 May
NZ Bishops’ Conference, Auckland

Sunday 6
10:30am Mass for Foxton and Shannon Communities at Moutoa Hall

11
Visit to Rangitane Marae, Palmerston North

12-13
O’Shea Shield, St Catherine’s College, Wellington

Sunday 13
12:45pm O’Shea Shield Mass, St Patrick’s College Assembly Hall, Wellington

15
5:00pm GSC Senate Meeting, Auckland

17
11:00pm Catholic Tertiary Education (Good Shepherd College, TCI) single provider Establishment Board meeting, Wellington

18
8:45am Team Leaders’ Meeting, Diocesan Centre
10:00am Council of Priests Meeting, Diocesan Centre

19
Meet with members of the Maori Apostolate Group

Sunday 20

Pentecost Sunday
7:30am Mass, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
9:30am Mass, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
6:00pm Mass, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

22
12:30pm Diocese of Palmerston North Schools’ Proprietors Meeting

23
9:30am The Catholic Institute Council Meeting, Wellington

24
9:15am NZCEO Meeting, Wellington

25
9:30am Catholic Secondary Principals’ Forum, Mercy Spirituality Centre, Auckland

Sunday 27
9:30am St James’ Catholic School 60th Anniversary Mass, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

29
10:00am Mixed Commission Meeting, Home of Compassion, Wellington

30
12:00pm Mass at Massey
6:30pm Meet with Young Professionals

April

Sunday 1 Easter Morning
9:00am Mass, Sacred Heart, Rongotea
12:30pm Clergy lunch at St Mary’s, Palmerston North, with international students

4
10:45am Talk at Primary and Secondary Principles Conference, Diocesan Centre
3:00pm Q&A Bishop Charles
6:30pm Dinner with Principals

5
11:00am Catholic Tertiary Education (Good Shepherd College, TCI) single provider Establishment Board meeting, Wellington

6-18
Assembly of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

19
9:15am NZCEO Meeting, Wellington

21-22
National Conference of Couples for Christ (CFCNZ), New Plymouth

Sunday 22
8:30am Mass at TSB Stadium, New Plymouth
10:00am-12:00pm Visit to Mission Rest Home, New Plymouth
5:30pm Youth Mass at St Joseph’s Church, New Plymouth

24
Meet with Young Professionals, Palmerston North

25
8:00am ANZAC Day Mass, Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

26
6:00pm Ordination of Bishop-elect Michael Dooley, Dunedin Town Hall

27
9:30am Liturgical Installation Mass, St Joseph’s Cathedral, Dunedin

29-3 May
NZ Bishops’ Conference, Auckland

 

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