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“United to Christ we are never alone, but we form one single Body, of which He is the Head.” These words of Pope Francis from an empty St Peter’s Square give us a path through this difficult time. As our diocese, country, and world continue through the COVID-19 pandemic, this page will be regularly updated with information on the Church’s response, prayers for your whānau to pray together, and other helpful resources to use at home.

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Mass Livestreams

Diocesan Sunday Mass
Sundays at 10:00am | View on our YouTube

Daily Mass from the Catholic Parish of Whanganui
Every day at 9:30am | View on Facebook

Daily Mass with Pope Francis
Every day at 7:00pm NZST | View on Rome Reports

List of Livestream Masses from the National Liturgy Office
View the list on the NLO website

Sunday Prayer Resources

United in Prayer – Palm Sunday
A prayer & reflection resource, with variations for families, teenagers, children, and individuals.

Sunday Liturgy at home – Palm Sunday
A liturgical-style prayer resource for celebrating at home.

Te Reo Readings – Palm Sunday
The Scripture readings for Mass in Te Reo Māori.

United in Prayer – 5th Sunday of Lent
A prayer & reflection resource, with variations for families, teenagers, children, and individuals.

Sunday Liturgy at home – 5th Sunday of Lent
A liturgical-style prayer resource for celebrating at home.

Sunday Liturgy at home – 4th Sunday of Lent

Links & Other Resources

United with Pope Francis
Words from our Pope during the Extraordinary Moment of Prayer on 28/3/20.

Creative Ideas for Parishes
Here are some practical ideas for parishes to engage families and parishioners during the suspension of masses and in-person gatherings. 

More Tips for Working Remotely
Another set of advice for working from home, including suggestions on how to work in the midst of your ‘bubble’ – however big or small!

Tips for Working Remotely
A collection of tips from our staff to help with getting set up to work from home.

‘When We Can’t Go To Mass’ info sheet
Answers to questions about Mass and how we can still participate when we can’t attend.

Prayer Challenge chart for kids
A daily chart for kids or whānau, with prayers, readings, videos and actions to do every day! This link will be updated with each new week of content.

Magnificat – an online resource for daily prayer and reflection
Normally $100/year, now free during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faith Alive Curriculum
NCRS has unlocked their ‘Faith Alive’ curriculum, offering worksheets and resources for school children on the liturgical year.