Church of Saint Patrick (1864) - Catholic | Akaroa – New Zealand

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Church of Saint Patrick (1864) - Catholic

The first mass was celebrated in Akaroa in August 1840, and this church, the third, was built in the 1865. Mass is at 10 am on Wednesday and Friday and always at NOON when a Cruise ship is in Akaroa harbour. Mass time is also on SUNDAY at 9.30 am.
Visitors and Cruise ship tourists are most welcome. Enquiries are welcomed for marriages, baptisms and funerals. Ring Fr Paul Shannahan sm 03 304-7083.

 

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Location 29 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa

Emailpaulshan@clear.net.nz

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29 Rue Lavaud
Akaroa
New Zealand

Phone03 304 7083

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Christmas Services:

• St Patricks. 25 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa. All welcome.
Christmas Masses.  8pm on Christmas Eve. At 9.30 am Christmas Day.
At St John’s Little River at 5 pm Mass in Church grounds on Christmas Eve.
This Church is closed awaiting earthquake reconstruction.
St Patricks is open to visitors all day every day. Make a visit. Light a candle. Say a prayer.
 

The French clergyman Bishop Pompallier offered the first Episcopal Mass in the South Island at Akaroa. This pretty church, with its dark backdrop of manuka bush and ornate fret-worked fascia boards, is the third on the site (the first burned down; the second blew away!).
Constructed from rough-sawn totara slabs the interior features an intricate stained glass window behind the altar, various plaster icons and side windows with red crosses and Latin inscriptions. Stand at the front of the nave and look down the rows of pews to the view of French Bay out the front door.

Services: 9.30am Sunday
Open Hours: 9am-5pm daily.  The Parish Priest is in residence next to the Church.

Church of Saint Patrick (1865) - Catholic
Address: 29 Rue Lavaud
P.O. Box 30
Akaroa    7542.    New Zealand
Phone /Fax     03 304 7083       Email             paulshan@clear.net.nz

 

                

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The first mass was celebrated in Akaroa in August 1840, and this church, the third, was built in the 1865. Mass is at 10 am on Wednesday and Friday and always at NOON when a Cruise ship is in Akaroa harbour. Mass time is also on SUNDAY at 9.30 am.
Visitors and Cruise ship tourists are most welcome. Enquiries are welcomed for marriages, baptisms and funerals. Ring Fr Paul Shannahan sm 03 304-7083.

 

29 Rue Lavaud
Akaroa
New Zealand
Akaroa
29 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa
03 304 7083
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Christmas Services:

• St Patricks. 25 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa. All welcome.
Christmas Masses.  8pm on Christmas Eve. At 9.30 am Christmas Day.
At St John’s Little River at 5 pm Mass in Church grounds on Christmas Eve.
This Church is closed awaiting earthquake reconstruction.
St Patricks is open to visitors all day every day. Make a visit. Light a candle. Say a prayer.
 

The French clergyman Bishop Pompallier offered the first Episcopal Mass in the South Island at Akaroa. This pretty church, with its dark backdrop of manuka bush and ornate fret-worked fascia boards, is the third on the site (the first burned down; the second blew away!).
Constructed from rough-sawn totara slabs the interior features an intricate stained glass window behind the altar, various plaster icons and side windows with red crosses and Latin inscriptions. Stand at the front of the nave and look down the rows of pews to the view of French Bay out the front door.

Services: 9.30am Sunday
Open Hours: 9am-5pm daily.  The Parish Priest is in residence next to the Church.

Church of Saint Patrick (1865) - Catholic
Address: 29 Rue Lavaud
P.O. Box 30
Akaroa    7542.    New Zealand
Phone /Fax     03 304 7083       Email             paulshan@clear.net.nz

 

                

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