St Benedict’s Parish of Newton-Auckland

In 1866, Bishop Pompallier blessed and opened the small wooden Church of St Francis de Sales in what was then East Street. This Church was to be used as a mortuary chapel in the Catholic cemetery, and served as an outpost of the Cathedral, to serve the large number of Catholics living in the Newton area.

This little chapel served the people of Newton for nearly twenty years. However as the population in the area grew, the need for a larger Church became more critical. In 1879, Benedictine monks from Ramsgate Abbey, in England, were given charge of the newly created parish of Newton…

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5 July 2020

Pastor’s Note From time to time as the problems and worries of the moment overpower us, we all find life difficult and discouraging. As the

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28 June 2020

Pastor’s Note Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord What do I truly value in life? Relationships, Possessions, Friendships, Status, Security An example

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21 June 2020

It would be a little harsh, but also accurate, in a way, to regard Our Lord’s words in this Sunday’s Gospel as his response to Jeremiah’s

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Mass Times

Sunday Mass Times
Saturday Evening 6:00 pm
Sunday 9:30 am and 5:30 pm
Week Day Mass Times
Wednesdays - Fridays 12:10 pm
Wednesday (Filipino Community) 6.45 pm
First & Third Friday (Filipino Community) 7.30 pm
Ethnic Mass Times
Spanish (2nd & 4th Sunday of the Month) 12:00 Noon
Tongan (3rd Sunday of the Month) 12:00 Noon
Indonesian (4th Sunday of the Month) 1:30 pm

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