Parish School Mass
St Mary’s Parish / School Mass will be held Sunday 9th September, 10.30am at St Mary Immaculate Church. Please wear School Uniform.
There will be a bake sale and sausage sizzle after Mass to raise funds for the 2019 Samoa Malaga.
Parish Pot Luck Dinner
“Build Community” We are having a pot luck dinner to welcome Father Rico. This will be on Friday 7 September at 6pm, in the Blessed Anne-Marie Javouhey Centre. All welcome!
Whakapono Jesus Strand key teaching and learning
Jesus is truly present in special ways in the meal that is the Eucharist. When people receive the Eucharist they grow in holiness tapu. Eucharist is the best way to give praise and thanks to God with Jesus through the Holy Spirit. Jesus invites people to grow in holiness by sharing in his life and following his example. Grace is the gift of God’s presence and action in the world that helps people to become holy like God. When Christians live as Jesus did with tika, pono and aroha they help to bring about God’s kingdom on earth Jesus taught people what God was like and how much God loved them and this helped people to be reconciled with God Te Atua.