19 April 2014
“We are a community united by faith in Jesus Christ. We respect our diversity of cultures and value our unity in faith. Together we use our gifts to build up the Body of Christ in Otara.”
Parish Mission Statement

Nau mai, haere mai; Talofa Lava, Malo e Lelei, Kia Orana, Ni Sa Bula Vinaka, Bienvenue, Welkom and Greetings in all the languages that make up our parish.

Welcome to the website of the Roman Catholic Parish and School of St John the Evangelist in Otara, Auckland, New Zealand.

Like any modern parish, our web presence is designed to engage our people in the exciting opportunities that cyber space offers for ministry! Welcome again to our website.

Mass Times
Tuesday to Friday  5.30 pm
Saturdays  8.00 am
Followed by Reconciliation
Sundays9.00am 11.00am
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Palm Sunday - 9.30am beginning with the Blessing of Palms at at the Otara Shopping Centre.  We then process to the school fields for Mass.

Holy Thursday - Mass at 7.30pm in the Church. After the Mass the Blessed Sacrament will be moved to the Altar of Repose in the Samoan Society Hall until midnight.

Good Friday - Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of Our Lord, 3pm in the Church.

Easter Vigil - begins at the school fields at 7.30pm then process to the Church.

Easter Sunday - Two Masses, 9am and 11am in the Church.

Easter Monday - 9am Mass in the Church.



Parish details

Pastoral Area Office:
14a Otara Road, 
PO BOX 61-115 Otara 
Manukau 2159 
Phone: +64 9 274 8214 
Fax: +64 9 274 8214
Email: office@otaracatholic.org.nz

Marist Community Residence: 
14 Otara Road, 
PO BOX 61-115 Otara
Manukau 2159
Phone: +64 9 272 8237

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