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St Mary Immaculate Church, Corner Elizabeth St and Cameron Rd, Tauranga

St Joseph’s Church, 10 Pitua Rd, Te Puna

St Therese Chapel, 217 Bethlehem Rd, Bethlehem

Get familiar with the Sunday Readings BEFORE Mass.  

Every week on podcasts With Hearts Burning.

Click here to listen to the podcast. 

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 Click here for guideline / "Attending online Mass"

Click here for "Act of Spiritual Communion"

 

Mass with Father Philip and Father Arnold, available on the Parish Facebook page or from the Parish YouTube Channel.

Click here to view the Masses on the Parish YouTube Channel.

 

Spiritual Communion:

The idea of “Spiritual Communion” - inviting Jesus into one’s heart and soul when receiving the actual sacrament isn’t possible - is part of Catholic tradition.

In the 1700s, St. Alphonsus Liguori wrote a special prayer for spiritual communion:

“My Jesus, I believe you are really here in the Blessed Sacrament. I love you more than anything in the world, and I hunger to receive you. But since I cannot receive Communion at this moment, feed my soul at least spiritually. I unite myself to you now as I do when I actually receive you.”

Catholic News Service

CRUX  /  17th March 2020

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Mass Timetable (through the year) 

Sunday

Saturday Vigil 5pm  /  St Mary Immaculate Church

8am  /  St Mary Immaculate Church

9am^   /   St Joseph's, Te Puna

10.30am  /  St Mary Immaculate Church

 

 

 

Monday

8am  /  St Joseph's, Te Puna

8am Liturgy of the Word / St Mary Immaculate Church

 

Tuesday

8am  /  St Mary Immaculate Church

5.15pm* (Mass)  /  Cluny Retreat Centre(NOT IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)

 

Wednesday

9.15am / St Therese, Bethlehem

10.00am*  /  Aquinas College (NOT IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)

 

 

 

Thursday

8am  /  St Mary Immaculate Church

9am*  (Mass)  /  St Mary's School Chapel (NOT IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)

 

Friday

8am#   /  St Joseph's, Te Puna

12.05pm  /  St Mary Immaculate Church (Holy Hour 11am)

 

Saturday

8am  /  St Mary Immaculate Church

 

# First Friday at Omokoroa, 9.30am

* During term time only

^ First Sunday of the month at St Therese Chapel, Bethlehem

 The 9am Mass on 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month is in Te Reo Maori.

 These times are subject to change.