Collation Service for the New Vicar-General and Archdeacons
Nau mai whakatau mai, welcome
Tēnā koutou and welcome to the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin’s website. The Diocese of Dunedin covers the provinces of Otago and Southland in the lower South Island of New Zealand. It includes about thirty parishes as well as social service agencies in Dunedin and Invercargill, rest homes, a psycho-geriatric hospital, a girls’ school and a University hall of residence.
Te Harinui - A Hikoi of Joyful News: 12 March - 13 April
Wednesday 12 March (Day 1)
Today we start at Anglican Family Care and walk to St Mark's Anglican Church, Balclutha.
Join with us and follow our progress on the interactive map above. Click a location to find out where we’ll be and what we’ll be doing, or to find out what we’ve done.
A couple of weeks ago I was in Auckland to conduct the funeral of a dear 92 year old aunt. While she was developing Parkinson’s, she was sharp, alert, and she always looked stunning, petite as she was. While it seemed a little awkward at first, we stayed in her apartment in Titirangi. It is on the third floor of a retirement village building, and has balconies overlooking the Manukau harbour. It was furnished with taste, and contained various artifacts from my grandmother’s... View article
On Friday in the Diocesan mailing we sent out a letter from Bishop Kelvin inviting the entire Diocese of Dunedin to renew our Baptismal Vows together on the First Sunday of Te Harinui, 16th March.
…as we remember the beginnings of Christianity in Aotearoa/New Zealand I invite you to remember also your own beginnings in the faith, and remake the vows you made – or that were made on your behalf – at that time.
- Bishop Kelvin
The Third Order group in Dunedin is meeting on Saturday 15 March 2014 at 10 am at 37 Forfar Street, Dunedin. All Companions and anyone interested in finding out more about the Third Order are very welcome to attend. Inquiries to Andrea – phone 455 3840 or email:
The Social Justice Working Group is encouraging people to take part in the Carbon Fast for Lent. Full details are on the website at www.carbonfast2014.wordpress.com
Each week has a theme; the first week’s theme is stuff and the second is water.
Here are the daily actions for Thursday 13 March through to Wednesday 19 March. It is exciting to think that Anglicans all around the world are following the same actions. I read on one website... View article
As the year moves on, you may wish to consider a parish Quiet Day.
A Quiet Day is a 10.00 to 3.00 Saturday event for quiet reflection, prayer, and shared worship. There are a few people in the region who are able to lead a Quiet Day, so if after Easter there may be parish interest, contact John Franklin to discuss what may be arranged on