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Quote of the Week

The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone.

St. Joseph’s Month

Reading : 4th Sunday of Lent

8 March 2015

Reading: 5th  Sunday of Lent

15 March 2015


* Stations of the Cross: Every Friday at St. Addai Church South Auckland 6.30 pm and every Thursday at St. Thomas More North Shore 8.30 pm.



Easter Program 2015


Saturday 28/3/2015

Children Youth Mass

12.00 Midday St. Addai  -

South Auckland

Palm Sunday Oshana 29/3/2015

10.00 am. High Mass St. Addai 

5.00 pm. Mass St. Thomas More

Monday, Tuesday,   30.31 /3/2015   

5.00. Pm. Evening Prayer& Mass


6.00. pm. Penance and Confession

Holy Thursday 2/4/2015

6.30 pm. Washing of disciples feet

9.00 pm. Passion Night

Good Friday 3/4/2015

11.00 am. Religion Procession of the tomb –North St. Thomas More

5.00pm. Religion Procession of the tomb –South St. Addai

Saturday of Light 4/4/2015

6.00 pm Family Mass

10.00 pm. High Mass & Gayassa St. Addai South.

Holy Easter Qyamta 5/4/2015

11.00 am. High Mass North

St. Thomas more.

6.00 pm. Mass Hamilton

Monday Easter 6/4/2015

10.00 am. Mass St. Addai South

6.00 pm. High Mass Wellington





January 2015

Jesus said to her, ‘Give me to drink’

(Jon 4:7).








Archbishop  Amil Nona the new Bishop of St. Thomas Chaldean Eparchy

The Vatican announced today Pope Francis' approval of the canonical election by the Synod of Bishops of the Chaldean Church of Rev. Basel Yaldo as auxiliary of the Patriarchate of Babylon of the Chaldeans.

The bishop-elect was born in Telkaif, Iraq, in 1970 and was ordained a priest in 2002. He studied theology at the Pontifical Urbanian University and holds a master's degree in dogmatic theology and a doctorate from the same University. He has served in a number of roles, including vice-rector of the major seminary of the Chaldeans in Baghdad, lecturer in dogmatic theology at the Babel College, deputy priest of the Church of the Sacred Heart in Baghdad, and special secretary to the late Patriarch Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly.

He is currently priest of the St. George Chaldean Catholic Church in Michigan, U.S.A.


The Holy Father also appointed Archbishop Amel Shamon Nona as bishop of the Chaldean eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle in Sydney, Australia

Formerly Chaldean archbishop of Mossul, Iraq, he retains the dignity of archbishop and succeeds Msgr. Djibrail Kassab, whose resignation was accepted.


And the Pope appointed Chorbishop Emmanuel Challita as bishop of the Chaldean eparchy of Mar Addai in Toronto, Canada.

The bishop-elect was born in Fishkabour-Zakho, Iraq, in 1956 and ordained a priest in 1984. He holds a doctorate in biblical theology from the Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome, and has served in a number of pastoral roles, including deputy priest of the St. Joseph's parish, Troy, Michigan, U.S.A. He is currently priest of St. George's parish in Township, Michigan, U.S..























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