Nau Mai, Haere Mai

Catholic Diocese of Dunedin

Supporting the Mission and Mahi of the Catholic Church in Otago and Southland

Ko ahau te huarahi, te pono, te ora

I am the way, the truth, the life John 14:6

Our three seminarians, Peter, Joseph and Suu will be ordained as Deacons on 3 September in Auckland. Please keep them in your prayers for this next step in their journey.


"World Youth Day 2023 is in Lisbon, Portugal! Aotearoa New Zealand wants to send some of our young people. There is a pilgrimage planned for before WYD so click on the expand button on the photo to view this itinerary and get in touch if you want to know more!"

Our Diocesan synod synthesis report has been prepared and can be read here. This is a culmination of all the submitted responses we have received, thank you! Click here to read reports from the other dioceses and to learn more about what is next.

Balfour parish has taken up Pope Francis' call to care for our Common home and have been reading excerpts from his Laudato Si' encyclical every Sunday during Mass. Click here to read their reflections.

The Nano Nagle Charitable Trust has been supporting children who have been unable to attend a Catholic School due to financial hardship, since 2010. At our last meeting we approved the payment of $20,559 to assist 26 children (11 families). To find out more about the trust and how you can support it click here.