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A Message from the Dean of Christchurch

Welcome from the Dean

A Message from the Dean of Christchurch

Welcome to the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral. The Transitional Cathedral is a great place to come and visit, so please come on in. The building is exquisitely beautiful. Built to the glory of God the quiet simplicity draws people to peace and to prayer and to contemplate the depths of God. When you are inside and look back outside through the wide open doors, the beautiful park setting of Latimer Square is fully in view. Whether you are a visitor, a pilgrim searching for God, or needing a place to pray, the door is open and you are welcome. Visitors find...

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Blessing of the Animals - Sunday 22 September

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Blessing of the Animals - Sunday 22 September

Sunday 23 September at 10.00am Bring your animals to church!  All pets of whatever size and variety are invited to church to receive a blessing. Held in conjunction with the SPCA.  For more information click HERE

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Do you know a boy who can sing?

Do you know a boy who can sing?

The Cathedral Choir is currently auditioning for choristers!  If you know someone currently in Years 3-6, please do contact the Director of Music, Dr John Linker for details. Contact A copy of our Choir Brochure can be downloaded HERE.

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Cathedral and Club - 20 October

Cathedral and Club - 20 October

Join us at the Transitional Cathedral to hear the choristers of the Cathedral Choir, and enjoy a light afternoon tea.Then you will be taken over the road to the refurbished Christchurch Club for a tour of this Benjamin Mountfort-designed heritage building.Sunday 20 October at 2.00pmThis is a fundraising event for the Transitional Cathedral. Book your tickets at the Transitional Cathedral Shop  or by emailing admin@christchurchcathedral.co.nzAdults: $20.00  Children: $10.00 Families: $45.00 (2 adults, 2 children)

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The "Cardboard" Cathedral

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The "Cardboard" Cathedral

Cathedrals usually stand as enduring monuments to human skill and inventiveness, and magnificent pointers to the presence of God among us. Their websites will tell you how they are the oldest, the largest, the tallest or the most significant of their kind.ChristChurch Cathedral is slightly different. The original Cathedral was badly damaged in the Christchurch earthquake in February 2011. We are operating from our new temporary home, the Transitional Cathedral in Latimer Square, Christchurch. It is the world’s only cathedral made substantially of cardboard.This web site aims to tell you something about who we are and what we stand for....

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