Latin Mass Society of New Zealand Retreat
Friday 13 May to Sunday 15 May 2022

Celebrant:  Fr Matthew Gibson

St Patrick’s Church & Hall

376 Makara Road, Wellington
(Makara township)

Built in 1873, St Patrick’s Church is one of the oldest wooden churches
still standing in the North Island.


Retreat Programme

Friday 13 May 2022: (Feast of Our Lady of Fatima)

6:00pm  Traditional Latin Mass
Rosary – Sorrowful Mysteries

Saturday 14 May 2022:

10:30am   Rosary – Glorious Mysteries
11:00am  Traditional Latin Mass
11:30am   Fr Matthew’s first talk:  “Hope in the Scriptures”
________Time for personal prayer
12:30pm  Lunch

2:00pm  Holy Hour/exposition with confession
3:00pm  Divine Mercy chaplet
3:15pm  Benediction
3:30pm  Afternoon tea

4:00pm  Fr Matthew’s second talk: “Hope and Eternal Life”
_______Time for personal prayer
5:00pm  Litany of Our Lady

Sunday 15 May 2022

10:30am  Rosary – Joyful Mysteries:
11:00am  Traditional Sung Latin Mass:
12:30pm  Lunch
2:00pm   Fr Matthew’s third talk:  “Mary – Star of Hope”
_______Time for personal prayer
3:00pm  Litany to the Sacred Heart of Jesus:
3:30pm  Afternoon tea



This is not a live in retreat so if you require accommodation we can recommend several Catholic bed & breakfasts that cost approximately $50 per person per night and the Home of Compassion, Island Bay that has accommodation for approximately $70 per person, per night. Please email Jan Curran for further information:  [email protected]

Retreat Cost: 

Retreat fee: $30.00 (to defray the cost of venue hire).

Lunch & morning/afternoon tea Saturday and Sunday: $30.00 (attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch if preferred).

Please make payment by direct credit to Latin Mass Society of New Zealand ANZ bank a/c no. 11-5438-0112907-11.


To book or if you have any queries please contact  Jan Curran [email protected]