Monsignor John Carde: 1933 – 2023

Published on 31st Jan, 2023
Monsignor John Carde: 1933 - 2023 Archdiocese of Wellington

Yesterday morning Monsignor John Carde died peacefully at Vincentian Home and Hospital where he had been residing for the last few months.

John was a former Vicar-General and Parish Priest around several parishes in the Diocese (including Nelson, Lower Hutt, Mount Victoria, Paraparaumu and Seatoun, and was also based in Stratford and Palmerston North). He was part of the Māori Mission on the East Coast and an army chaplain in New Zealand, Singapore and Vietnam.

There will be many in the Archdiocese who have personally been touched by his gentle presence and pastoral wisdom. May he rest in peace.

Details of his services are below;

Wednesday 1 February, 7pm at Home of Compassion Island Bay

Requiem Mass
Thursday 2 February, 11am, St Teresa’s Church Karori

Messages to “the Carde family” may be placed in John’s tribute book on this page or posted C/- PO Box 14-366 Kilbirnie.

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