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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 7 june.pdf

How to sign up for Tararua Mass: images/newsletters/manawatu - how to book - parishioners.pdf

Update to Parishioners of Tararua:images/newsletters/letter to parishioners of the manawatu pastoral area.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 -

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: Sunday 11.00am - 12.00noon
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 & Benediction - First Wednesday of Month 7.00pm
  • Miha Mass Fourth Sunday of month
Our Lady of the Rosary, Pongaroa
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Sunday Mass Schedule - Eketahuna

All Mass and Service of the Word liturgies will be offered on Sunday at 9.00 am 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-suspended

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: ¬†2.00 pm to 4.00 pm (if persons available to cover each hour)*
  • Friday: ¬†After 11.15 am Mass (approximately 12.00 noon) to 12.30 pm

Rosary

Divine Mercy

* 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 Benediction & Reconciliation: -

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

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 - suspended

The Men's Group meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm.  Men aged 16 and up are welcome to join us for faith, fellowship, and friendship.

1st Wednesday -Benediction 7.00 pm

3rd and 5th Wednesday -Men's Group Only -

The men's group will recommence their  Formation sessions meetings after the Easter 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: ¬†Tuesday, 9 June¬† Pahiatua (7.00 pm)
  • Finance Committee Meeting:¬† Thursday,

  • DANNEVIRKE
  • Parish Pastoral Council: ¬†Tuesday, 7 July 2020 (5.30 pm)
  • Liturgy Committee Meeting:¬† ¬†Tuesday 16 June,¬† ¬†(5.00 pm)
 

 

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