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we are celebrating the feast day of our mission on 28th January 2024!

In preparation of the feast day we have 9 days of Holy Qurbana and novena starting from 22th of February.

The Lenten retreat starts from February 23rd to February 25th.

SACRED HEART SYRO-MALABAR CATHOLIC MISSION, HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND

The First Holy Mass in Syro-Malabar Rite in Malayalam for the Hamilton Kerala Catholic Community was celebrated by Rev. Fr. Joseph Akkara on Saturday, 27th December 2003 at the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hamilton. The Community remembers Mr. Varghese Vadakkan with gratitude for taking initiative in organizing this very first Holy Mass.

The First Easter and Christmas Holy Masses were celebrated in 2004; started the Way of the Cross on every Fridays during the Lent period from 2006 and the full Holy Week liturgy from the year 2007.

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POPE FRANCIS

The head of the Catholic church,
the Bishop of Rome

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Cardinal Raphael Thattil

Major Archbishop Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

 

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Bishop John Panamthottathil 

Syro-Malabar Eparchy of  
St Thomas the Apostle in Melbourne

 

 
 
 
 
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Bishop Steven Lowe

Hamilton Diocese

 

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Fr. Joy Thottamkara C.S.S.R

Present Chaplain
Since November 2023

 

 

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Holy Mass timings

(Malayalam)

FRIDAY

Frist Friday: 6:00pm - Rosary
6:30pm - Holy Mass, Adoration, Novena.
Friday: 6:00pm - Rosary
6:30pm - Holy Mass, Novena
 

SUNDAY MASS & CATICHISM

Sunday 1 pm to 2 pm: 1st Session Catichism for Year 1 - 6

Sunday 2.15 pm to 3.30 pm: 1st Session Holy Mass

Sunday 3.45 pm to 4.45 pm: 2nd Session Catichism for Year 7 - 12

Sunday: 5 pm - Rosary

5:30pm - 2nd Session Holy Mass