The Friary

The Friary of the Divine Compassion is within the village Friary2of Te Ara Hou (The New Way), 100 Morrinsville Road, Hillcrest Hamilton.

The hermitage, Lik Lik Hap (the Little Portion), is part of the Friary of the Divine Compassion.

Te Ara Hou is a campus of various Christian social service agencies of which Anglican Action and the friary are part of the Anglican Diocese of Waikato.

Hospitality for guests and retreatants is available at the Friary of the Divine Compassion, Hamilton. Please contact us to check on availability and suitability for your purposes.

Chapel Services

People are welcome to join us in our chapel worship.

Some views of the Friary and the Brothers4

Chapel times:

Monday – Friday

  • Morning Prayer – 7:30am
  • Evening Prayer – 5:00pm


  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday  –  12.15pm
  • Wednesday     –  6:00pm

For services on Feast Days at special times.  Contact the Friary


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