ST PETER CHANEL PARISH

CATHOLIC PARISH OF WAIMAKARIRI

Welcome

St Peter Chanel Parish is a growing and thriving faith community which gathers in Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford in North Canterbury. We are known for our large number of families. Together we seek to bring people to Jesus and form missionary disciples. We invite you to visit us.

christmas MASS TIMES

CHRISTMAS EVE

  • 5:30pm Mass at St Patrick’s Church in Kaiapoi preceded  by Carols at 5:00pm

  • 8:00pm Mass at St Mary and St Francis de Sales Church in the Chervier Centre in Rangiora preceded by Carols at 7:30pm

CHRISTMAS DAY

  • 8:30am Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Oxford

  • 9:00am Mass at St Patrick’s Church in Kaiapoi

  • 10:30am Mass at St Mary & St Francis de Sales in the Chervier Centre in Rangiora preceded by Carols at 10:10am

NEW YEARS EVE

  • 10:30 pm – Adoration in Rangiora

    11:30pm – Mass at St Mary & St Francis de Sales in the Chervier Centre in Rangiora

 

NEW YEARS DAY

  • 9:00am – Mass at St Mary & St Francis de Sales in the Chervier Centre in Rangiora

MASS TIMES

MASS ONLINE

WATCH VIA www.WatchPCNZ.org

 

SUNDAY MASS

Sunday – 8.30am

RANGIORA

SUNDAY MASSES

Saturday – 6pm – Vigil Mass
Sunday – 8.30am & 10.30am


WEEKDAY MASSES

Tuesday – 9am 
Wednesday – 9am
Thursday – 9am
Friday – 12pm
Saturday – 9.30am

 

KAIAPOI

SUNDAY MASSES

Sunday – 9am & 5pm 


WEEKDAY MASSES

Wednesday – 12pm 
Friday – 9.30am
Saturday – 9.30am

OXFORD

SUNDAY MASSES

Sunday – 8.30am


WEEKDAY MASSES

Wednesday – 7.30pm 
(First and Third Wednesday)

LOBURN

No regular Mass timetable.

livestream videos

Please visit our parish YouTube channel www.WatchPCNZ.org to watch live or in your own time:

Sundays 9.30am Mass

Tuesday, Wednesdays, Thursdays

– 6.30pm Adoration

– 7.00pm Mass

– 7.30pm Rosary and Reflection

We encourage you to subscribe to this channel so that it is easy to access ongoing.

The Work of Building the Kingdom

The Work of Building the Kingdom It has been said that ‘Work creates stress.’ But it also creates satisfaction.    Some people live for a job well done. Most people love to be productive and pride themselves on carrying out a job with confident success. In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus gave his followers a job: to go and make disciples.  The task ahead might have discouraged his followers. But the power of his word and the promise of his presence washed away any hesitation on their part. Jesus promised his personal presence to his followers in their mission until he came in glory. Making disciples might not be easy. But Jesus assured us that it would happen. The power of his presence guaranteed the power of his command. What is this   ‘presence’ that he promised? The answer to this question will be before us next week at Pentecost – the gift of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit has been at work in our community – particularly in the life of four people in our community who have been preparing to become Roman Catholics. This weekend at Mass, one of them, Nathan Trinham, will be Baptised, Confirmed, and make his First Holy Communion. I hope you can join us for that celebration. Speaking of our online masses, thanks for the tremendous support and  encouragement you have given us over these past weeks. It certainly helped as we have attempted to grapple with the barely comprehensible restrictions that have been placed on people of faith gathering            together. We are hoping that this week these restrictions will crumble away, and we can be together to celebrate Pentecost as a parish family. Our Pastoral team has in place strategies for both a 50 -person restriction and a 100 – person restriction for Sunday mass next  weekend. As soon as we know, we will let you know how the parish will handle any requirement for extra masses and a system for booking in your preference to attend one of those. I’m having some time off this week up in the mountains, I’ll be back for Pentecost. Fr John