What we do

  • Parish Pastoral Council Formations for Parishes and Ethnic Chaplaincies
  • Executive Services to the Diocesan Pastoral Council
    • Communication with members
    • Preparation and distribution of agendas, minutes and other resources
    • Implementation of recommendations
  • Management and coordination of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan- Fit for Mission
  • Support and formation for Parish Secretaries
  • Support and formation for Parish Pastoral Workers
  • Support and formation for Priests new to the Diocese
  • Regional Pastoral Council support
  • Bishop’s Forum coordination
  • Organisation and coordination of Diocesan events
  • Communication with parishes & chaplaincies re pastoral matters
  • Involvement in Ecumenism and Inter-faith Relations
  • Diocese of Auckland’s representative to the National Pastoral Planning Network
  • New Zealand member of the Australasian Pastoral Planning Network
  • Coordination for Refugee Resettlement Support

Pat Lythe is readily available to answer queries, and provide advice and support through email and phone.



09 360 3004