Holy Family Parish 
Christchurch West

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The Holy Family Parish welcomes you to be a part of their fellowship where you can nurture your spiritual journey among a supportive group of individuals.

A Catholic Parish run by the Community of St John, is a lively parish that offers something for everyone.  

With a variety of groups, ministries, and activities that cater to different stages of life, from young families with children to young adults, recently married couples, and older individuals, the Parish welcomes anyone to be a part of this vibrant community and find their place.


106 Main South Road
Christchurch 8042

Postal address: 
PO Box 11027
Sockburn 8443

P: 03 348 6100 
E: admin@christchurchwest.org.nz
W: christchurchwest.org.nz

Our People

Parish Priest: Rev Michael Thérèse Scheerger CSJ
Assistant Priest: Fr Sean Mary Britto CSJ
Assistant Priest: Fr Philip Suelzer CSJ

Parish Secretary:

Our Churches

Click on the Church image or name to see Mass times

Our Lady of Victories, Sockburn

Our Lady of Victories Church is located to Main South Road in Sockburn. It is connected to the Our Lady of Victories Primary School and has a rich and diverse parish community.

St Teresa of Lisieux, Riccarton 

St Teresa of Lisieux in Riccarton is the heart of a vibrant multi-cultural community. In conjunction with it's adjoining Primary school, the Church provides a spiritual home for the Riccarton and greater community.  

St Bernadette's, Hei Hei

St Bernadette's Catholic Church is located in Hei Hei and is a welcoming home for the local community. 

Our Primary Schools

Our Secondary Schools