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May is the Month dedicated to Mary, Mother of God."

During this month the Rosary will be recited daily in the Cathedral before Mass.

Advent is here "Watching and hoping"

"Now we watch for the days, hoping that the salvation promised us will be ours when Christ our Lord will come again in his glory. The first Advent Preface highlights two aspects of the season: watching and hoping. The gospel reminder from Jesus that we are to stay awake is extended a little further.

The Month of October - Traditionally the month of of the Rosary

Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary Said on Mondays and Saturdays. The Joyful Mysteries are taken mostly from St. Luke's Gospel in the New Testament. They involve the joyful events of Jesus' childhood. The most joyful event in all of human history is the Incarnation or when God became man and dwelt among us.

June 2015
First Holy Communion

First communion is to be celebrated in our Cathedral parish on the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.(June 7th) Recently Pope Francis reminded us bishops that it is important for children to properly prepare for their first communion, so that there is no child without this sacrament. The Eucharist is a firm step towards Jesus, along with Baptism and Confirmation.

May 2015
News from Bishop Paul Donoghue

Fr Epiloka Pahia has been recalled by his Bishop, Soane Patita Paini Cardinal Mafi, and has taken up an appointment as parish priest in his home parish. Dioceses like Tonga which are blessed with vocations to the priesthood, come under pressure from various sources to share their priests. At this time, the..

April 2015
The Apostolic Nuncio, His Excellency Martin Krebs

The Apostolic Nuncio, His Excel-lency Martin Krebs presenting credential letter from Pope Francis 1st to the Queen's Representative of the Cook Islands , His Excellency Tom Masters.

March 2015
The Apostolic Nuncio, His Excellency, Archbishop Martin Krebs

Today, the Apostolic Nuncio for the Cook Islands, Archbishop Martini Krebs will arrive in the country. An apostolic Nuncio is the personal representative of Pope Francis in a particular Church and in a particular country that has diplomatic relations with the Vatican. Thus the Nuncio has two main functions to fulfil when visiting the Cook Islands.

February 2015
Normalising relations between the Usa and Cuba

The first event does concern President Barack Obama and General Raúl Castro, the leader of Cuba. Both General Raúl Castro and President Obama thanked Pope Francis for helping broker a historic deal to begin normalising relations between the United States and Cuba to bring about a sudden end to decades of cold war hostility. We know Pope Francis and...

January 2015
Forth coming events

Starting on the 15th December, the Filipino community are celebrating a novena of masses known as "Simbang Gabi" which is part of their preparation for Christmas.

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May is the Month dedicated to Mary, Mother of God.
posted: May 2016

During this month the Rosary will be recited daily in the Cathedral before more

Pope Francis Speaks - Mercy and Mission
posted: may 2016

Day by day we enter into the life of this Holy Year of Mercy. With His grace, the Lord guides our steps as we cross the Holy Door and comes towards us so as to stay more

posted: May 2016

Let us re-visit the words spoken by Mary of Magdala as mentioned in the Gospel Reading of Easter Sunday more

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