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Each of us can discover in St Joseph – the man who goes unnoticed, a daily, discreet and hidden presence – an intercessor, a support and a guide in times of trouble.

Pope Francis

Most of us have, like plants, hidden qualities that only chance discovers.

Venerable Suzanne Aubert

The secret of happiness is to live moment by moment and to thank God for all that He, in His goodness, sends to us day after day.

St. Gianna Molla

Te Hahi Hurihuri – The Evolving Church


Published on 1st Jul, 2021

How can we positively engage with change in our parishes? A Hui on Worship, Music and Pastoral Life [..]

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Parish Job Vacancy: Pastoral Life Coordinator


Published on 22nd Jun, 2021

This exciting opportunity in Palmerston North is for Our Lady of Lourdes and the Cathedral parishes. [..]

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Saturday July 24th

Tomorrow we celebrate the inaugural World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. To mark this special day, we asked some of our grandchildren and grandparents from across the Diocese of Palmerston North to share with us about why grandparents are so important. Many of our parishes and schools have special things planned to mark this new day. This day is marked near the feast of Sts Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus. This day is very close to Pope Francis' heart and you can read his message for the day here: bit.ly/36WmSJB ... See MoreSee Less
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