Parish Groups

Small Groups

Adoration, Confessions & Benediction @ St Mary’s Chapel (Clyde Street). Weekly on Fridays 6pm-7pm, followed by dinner for the young adults community.

St Vincent de Paul Cathedral conference meets fortnightly on Wednesdays in the Cathedral foyer at 7pm. New comers are welcome, text John 021 440 544 to confirm dates.

Recovery at the Cathedral – Support for people with their mental health or disability. Meets on the second Sunday of the month: 7:15pm-9:15pm in the Cathedral foyer.
We host Open Forums with speakers who are specialists in the Mental health field (see noticeboard for list of speakers)

Fr Richard Shortall SJ
Spiritual Direction, Ignatian Directed Retreats, Retreats on everyday life for parishes


Rosary – Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Meets Wednesdays 6:30pm at St Matthew Hillcrest, Silverdale Rd

Parish Life 

Youth Groups
Youth Groups meet at the Cathedral from 7:00-9:00PM (after the Sunday Night 6pm Mass). Join with other teens to learn more about your faith. There is guaranteed fun and food at every Life Night!  Keep up to date with our events through our Instagram or Facebook pages.
  • LIFE TEEN: Year 9-13
    • 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, 7:00-9:00PM
  • EDGE: Year 7-8
    • 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, 7:00-9:00PM


Passionist Family Groups began in New Zealand in June 1988.  Family Groups support and encourage building community, giving people a sense of acceptance and belonging.
Can anyone join? The answer is ‘Yes’ –
Our motto is ‘A family for all’.
Parish Coordinators Frances and Clive Bleaken

Couples for Christ:

Tony Bautista (Chapter Head) 02102420289,

Edmon Sadumiano (Hamilton & Music) 0276583054

Joel Castillo (Hamilton) 02102494694

Misael Sotelo (Huntly) 021556435

Bob Rubas (YFC) 0212508780