Welcome to the home of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch History and Archives. Here you will find information on the history of our Diocese, our Bishops and information relating to the churches of our Diocese. Our on-line exhibition area profiles a small selection of our holdings and be sure to check out our social media options below.
- Our latest Bishop biography is online with Bishop Edward Joyce (Bishop from 1950-1964). Other biographies we have already uploaded are – Bishop Patrick Lyons (Bishop from 1944-1950) and Bishop Barry Jones (2007-2016) .
- Our current exhibition is a piece on Frank Petre
- Click here for details on what records should be retained by Parishes
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