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Coming Events

Wednesday, 19 February : 7.30pm : 2020 Architecture Film Season ‘Concert of Wills: Making the Getty Centre’

Saturday, 22 February 2020 : 11am : Visit to St John's, Waikouaiti for celebration of the feast of the conversion of the Chair of St Peter

Sunday, 23 February : Deadline for copy for the February edition of The Rock

Wednesday, 26 February : Ash Wednesday
10am and 7pm : Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes
7.30pm : 2020 Architecture Film Season ‘How Much Does Your Building Weigh Mr Foster ’

Wednesday, 4 March : 7.30pm : 2020 Architecture Film Season ‘Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island ’

Saturday, 21 March : Visit to Church of Mary, Queen of Peace. This is the Polish Catholic Church in Broad Bay

Sunday, 29 March : Parish Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 9 April : Maundy Thursday : 7pm : Evening Mass of the Institution of the Lord's Supper

Friday, 10 April : Good Friday : 12noon : Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Saturday, 11 April : Holy Saturday : 8pm : Easter Vigil and first Mass of Easter

Saturday, 25 April : Visit to Hui Te Rangiora Church, Karitane, to celebrate the Feast of St Mark the Evangelist.

Saturday, 30 May: 6pm : Vigil of Pentecost

Saturday, 5 September: 2pm : Concert by the St Kilda Brass Band

The Rock

The December edition is now available online. Printed copies are available in Church while they last, but you get it first and forever online! See below how to get a handy email when each new issue is available.

Our Printed Heritage page now includes all available issues up to January of 1964.

Busy times in the Photo. Gallery

Our Photo. Gallery has had many additions following a busy couple of months for the parish.

Visit now for recent pictures of significant birthdays, this year's Armistice Day Service, Our Vicar's retreat at Pa Maria, parish visits to local churches of special interest and more. The gallery now contains hundreds of photographs documenting parish activities of all sorts since 2011.

Armistice Day Service : 10 November 2019 The Caversham Lectures : 5 & 12 November 2019 An imminent 99th birthday : 13 October 2019 Visit to St Mary Star of the Sea : 5 October 2019 Retreat at PA Maria : 25 September 2019

Diocesan 150th anniversary videos

Diocesan profile of Saint Peter’s Caversham.

Diocese of Dunedin : 150 years

As part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Dunedin, Diocesan registrar Andrew Metcalf has produced a series of video profiles of Anglican parishes in Otago and Southland, including this one of our own Saint Peter’s Caversham.

You can find all the profiles on the 150 Years Video Collection page of the Diocesan website.

The advent of Ritualism in the Diocese of Dunedin.

And don’t forget Our Vicar’s address marking the Anniversary in which he explains how Ritualism took a hold in the diocese.

Popular Videos

Festival of Brass and Carols, 22 December 2019

An evolution of the traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols, this Christmas Festival features the ensemble of the St Kilda Brass – an A Grade brass band which is based locally.

Recorded on 22 December, 2019
Celebrant: Father Hugh Bowron, Vicar of Saint Peter's.
Director of Music: David Hoskins.

As part of marking the 150th Anniversary of theDiocese of Dunedin, Our Vicar presented a talk on 2 March explaining how Ritualism took a hold in our neck of the woods. You can watch the full lecture here.

Our first Armistice Day Service

Armistice Day Service : 12 November 2017

Armistice Day Service
12 November 2017

Visit of our new Bishop

Our new Bishop was installed on 22 September. On the 23rd he led hist first Diocesan Synod (which was held at Saint Peter's) and on the 24th he preached and celebrated our 10.30am Service.

Watch the Service in high definition on our Services page, or listen to the Bishop’s sermon from the pulpit.

Removing the Holy Cross memorial windows

On 16 December, 2016 four memorial windows were removed from Holy Cross and prepared for relocation at Saint Peter’s.

Watch a short video of the windows’ removal here.

Night Skies over the Third Reich

On Tuesday, 31 January, Saint Peter’s hosted Archdeacon Neville Selwood. Over 45 people listened to him talk with Vicar Hugh Bowron about his experiences as a Lancaster navigator during World War 2.

You can see the archdeacons’s recollections of his time in Bomber Command here in High Definition.

Choral Evensong

On 17 July, the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral visited Saint Peter’s and sang Choral Evensong and Benediction, with Rachmaninov’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in the original Church Slavonic. Another wonderful special Service which you can see below.

We also have videos available of:

Check the ‘Services at Saint Peter’s‘ page in the menu for video of the Services and sermon. The 150th Anniversary Highlights video is available here.

View digitised copies of historic Parish Magazines

Our Printed Heritage

An additional issue of our early parish magazines is added to our online archive each month when The Rock is published..

All those from December 1952 (the earliest one) to this month in 1963 are now available.

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