150 Years for the Catholic Parish of St Francis, Thames

150 Years for the Catholic Parish of St Francis, Thames

Nov. 3 - Aug. 5, 2017 10:00am — 1:00pm

Events & Activities

Celebrating 150 years of the Catholic Faith Community in Thames NZ 1867 – 2017

On Friday November 3rd we will focus on the school, starting with a school led mass at 10 am led by Bishop Denis Browne,  followed by lunch with the children, a tour of the school, viewing all photos from yesteryear and finishing with a social evening that night.  Saturday will be period photos and entertainment finishing with our grand dinner at the Thames War Memorial Hall – Civic Centre.  On Sunday 5th November, Bishop Pat Dunn will conclude the celebrations with our Reunion Mass.  Everyone connected to the Parish and School is most welcome, check with our Parish Facebook and Web pages for details/ring or e-mail us for the registration forms.

Please let family and friends know about our 150th, our Sesquicentennial Celebrations, so that they can get a chance to remember their school days and lives at St Francis of Assisi, Thames and to revisit our historic town.


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