Our 175th Jubilee
175th Jubilee Celebrations
Parish & School of Our Lady, Star of the Sea
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th August 2023
DRINKS & NIBBLES in the school hall.
A family-friendly start to the weekend. Come along to meet and greet, see old photos and memorabilia from School, Orphanage, and Parish.
Friday 11th August 2023 from 5:00pm — 7:30pm
in our Parish Church, a chance to remember past parishioners, school and orphanage attendees who are no longer with us. The Mass will conclude with a Procession into our Cemetery to bless the Graves of those who lie there.
Saturday 12th August 2023 @ 10:00am
175th ANNIVERSARY LUNCHEON
at the Howick Pakuranga Community Sports Centre (in Lloyd Elsmore Park). This is a formal Lunch with Speakers suitable for Adults. Details of Cost per Head and formal Registration (which will be compulsory) will be released in June.
Saturday 12th August at 12:30 pm.
175th ANNIVERSARY MASS
in the Church. Bishop Steve Lowe (the Bishop of Auckland) will be the Principal Celebrant of this special Anniversary Mass here in our Parish Church (which will replace the 8.00am & 9.30am Masses that day).
Sunday 13th August at 9:00 am.
175th PICNIC and OLD SCHOOL and ORPHANAGE WALK-THROUGH
at 29 Granger Road, Cockle Bay. Bring a Picnic or Shared Lunch to the old School and Orphanage Site. Enjoy the guided walks through the buildings and grounds. A photographer will be able to take "decade photographs" of past parishioners and students.
Sunday 13th August 2023 at 12 noon.