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Welcome to St Brigid's Parish website.

St Brigid's Parish includes the Aotearoa New Zealand North Island communities of Pahiatua (St Brigid's), Woodville (St Columbkille's), and Eketahuna (Sacred Heart).  As part of the Tararua parishes, St Joseph's in Dannevirke combines with the churches of St Brigid's to form this parish grouping.  Browse through our website to discover something of the history, activities and people which make up the life of our vibrant Parish.

For a list of Mass Times (daily, Vigil, and Sunday) around the parish, please click on the newsletter link (below) for more information.

Download our latest newsletter to catch up on all our news and activities, what’s on and where.  A new format for the newsletter has been adopted to make it more useful by grouping information together and allow more space for necessary communication.  For your copy of the current newsletter,  click on the link below:

 

Newsletter link: images/newsletters/newsletter 16 june.pdf

 

A warm welcome awaits you too when you visit us in person. Come back again and keep in touch.



 

St Brigid's Parish (Pahiatua, Eketahuna, Woodville):

  • Parish Secretary: ¬†Christine Wolland
  • Office Phone: ¬†027.477.8520


St Joseph's Parish (Dannevirke, Pongoroa)

  • Parish Secretary: ¬†Jo Liddle
  • Office Phone: ¬†06.374.6141

 


 

News Briefs from Around the Tararua Parishes


Tararua Parishes' Timetable

  • Sunday and Daily Mass Schedule
  • Reconciliation Schedule
  • Special Liturgies - Holy Week Schedule shown on Newsletter

The Sunday and daily Mass schedule is shown in the newsletter (click on link above).

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Temporary Adjustments to the Mass Schedule:

St Brigid's, Pahiatua
  • Sundays: ¬†No change to Mass schedule.
  • Daily Mass:¬† See newsletter
  • Reconciliation:
St Columbkille's, Woodville
  • No changes to daily or Sunday (Saturday Vigil) schedule at this time.
  • Reconciliation: ¬†Saturday from 4.45 pm - 5.15 pm
Sacred Heart, Eketahuna
  • No changes to daily or Sunday schedule at this time.¬† See note below.
St Joseph's, Dannevirke
  • Sundays: ¬†No change to Mass schedule.
  • Daily Mass:¬† See newsletter
  • Reconciliation:¬† 9.00am Wednesday before Mass
  • Miha Mass Fourth Sunday of month
Our Lady of the Rosary, Pongaroa
  • This space will be updated when Mass is scheduled
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Sunday Mass Schedule - Eketahuna

All Mass and Service of the Word liturgies will be offered on Sunday at 9.00am during the month.  The Holy Mass will continue to be offered on the 4th Sunday of the month; all other Sundays offer Service of the Word with Holy Communion.

 

St Brigid's Church Refurbishment

The initial phases of refurbishing the interior of St Brigid's Pahiatua have begun.  Watch this space for updates.

  • Updated information will be provided as necessary.


Benediction & Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Tararua Parishes

Everyone is welcome to spend some time with the Lord!

St Brigid's Pahiatua will offer Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the following schedule:

  • Sunday: ¬†1pm to 5.00pm (if persons available to cover each hour)*
  • Friday: ¬†After 11.15am Mass (approximately 12.00 noon) to 12.30pm

* If you are able to commit to a one hour block on Sunday, please sign up in the foyer of the church.  Thank you for your commitment to the Lord.

St Joseph's Dannevirke will offer Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on the following schedule:

  • 1st Wednesday of each month: ¬†7.00pm to 8.00pm


Rosary

  • Pahiatua - ¬†The Rosary will continue to be prayed weekly according to the schedule listed in the Newsletter (see link above). ¬†All are welcome to join us.


 

 

Men's Group

The Men's Group meets on Wednesday evenings.  Men aged 16 and up are welcome to join us for faith, fellowship, and friendship.

The men's group along with the Confirmation group and anyone else interested will meet on Wednesday 19th June at 7.00pm in the Gathering Area of St Joseph's Church Dannevirke.  For more information on this group please ring Vaughan Barrow on 06 374 5183

 

Parish Meeting Schedule

Pahiatua - all meetings held in the church

  • Liturgy Committee Meeting: ¬†Monday,¬† 10 June Pahiatua (7.00 pm)
  • Finance Committee Meeting:¬† Thursday,
  • Parish Pastoral Council: ¬†Tuesday, 2 July 2019 (7.00 pm)
  • Liturgy Committee Meeting:¬† ¬† Tuesday 18 June 2019 (7.00 pm)
 

 

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