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Workshop on feature documentary “The Letter”

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“The Letter” brings to life the transformative vision of Laudato Si’ to inspire lasting action for o

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Support Life Sunday

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You are not alone – accompanying and caring for people living with mental illness

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Catholic Prison Chaplain | Hastings | Part-time

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We’re looking for a Catholic Chaplain who is ready to journey with prisoners in the Hawke’s Bay

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NZ Catholics urged to support hospices and palliative care

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Catholics are being urged to support the under-funded hospice and palliative care services

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There’s nothing ‘up there’ about heaven!

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Every culture has a ‘creation story’ attributing power to what are called the ‘gods’

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Counter toxicity in social media, says Pope

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Pope Francis has called on Catholics to counter toxicity in social media

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Debate continues over Humanae Vitae

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The Vatican’s top body on life issues has caused a stir for suggesting that one of the Church’s

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Religious Diversity Day

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A group of Palmerston North people from different faith groups participated in a Religious Diversity

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St Mary of the Angels dedicated as National Shrine to Mary

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A large gathering of the Catholic community came together for the Mass of Dedication of St Mary

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Season of Creation: Listen to the Voice of Creation

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The Season of Creation is a time of grace the Church offers to humanity to renew its relationship

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Social Justice Week – Te Wiki o te Whai Tika

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Social Justice Week 2022 resources are available to download from the Caritas website

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Hui helps create national Synod synthesis

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About 80 representatives from the country’s six Catholic dioceses and other entities met for

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Pope’s letter on celebrating liturgy well

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Pope Francis has writted a new apostolic letter, Desiderio Desideravi

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The ‘unpredictability of grace’

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Cardinal John gave the opening address at the National Synod Day in July

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Mary as Mother

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The Church marks Sunday Aug 15 as the ‘foremost holy day of obligation’

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Lifting Our Eyes: Ignatian Spirituality Conference

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Lifting Our Eyes: Ignatian Spirituality Conference

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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly 2022

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Sunday 24 July 2022 will be the second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022

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Aotearoa New Zealand's Week of Prayer, 29 May-5 June

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International Ignatian Ecospiritual Conference

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Ecological Conversion Encountering God in all Creation

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Central North Island News

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Lockdown isolation in Central North Island has prompted greater community care and kindness.

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Surge in demand for food parcels

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The need for assistance from the Society of St Vincent de Paul has escalated rapidly.

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Supporting and honouring health carers

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Support Life Sunday 2021 is celebrated on Sunday 10 October.

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Support Life Sunday 2021

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The theme of Support Life Sunday on 10 October is “Supporting and honouring health carers.” This yea

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Te Hahi Hurihuri – The Evolving Church

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

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Service awarded with high papal honour

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Tony Murphy given title 'Knight of the Order of St Gregory the Great' for his service to the Church

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30-years as ‘man of the cloth’

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A taonga from the Philippines is returning home after marking a milestone as a man of the cloth

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Alive in the Spirit | Online Conference

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Catholic networks in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand are hosting a virtual conference 

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Caritas ‘truly grateful’ for response to Lent Appeal

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Caritas has expressed its appreciation for the recent response to the Lent Appeal

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Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

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This year the Mass was celebrated on a weekday to enable students to participate

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Recognition for long-serving Vincentian

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Ellen Spriggens has been a member of St Vincent de Paul in Whanganui for 72 years

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Cathedral community café retired

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Palmerston North’s Cathedral community café has ‘retired’ after 27 years

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021

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We are united in our desire for unity, although we know this is a long road

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Renewal of New Zealand’s dedication to Our Lady

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Bishops will gather in Wellington to renew 1838 dedication of NZ to Our Lady

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National Vocations Awareness Week: 25 April–1 May 2021

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"The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few"

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Diocese pays tribute to Mons Brian Walsh

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Monsignor Brian Walsh retires as Local Administrator

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

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Ko Tahi Ano – Together as One, is made up of five communities in the Palmerston North region

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Lent – time to ‘unmask illusions’

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Lent is a time to reconsider the path one is taking in life and to finally answer God’s invitation

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Silent, faithful, compassionate presence – Saint Joseph

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Fr James Lyons explores the significance of this Saint for our time

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Sleeping St Joseph

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St Joseph is the Pope's favourite saint

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Pope Francis appoints more women to Vatican posts

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‘A door has been opened. We will see what other steps could be taken in the future’

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Women as lectors and acolytes

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Pope Francis’ little document 'Spiritus Domini' is a most welcome development

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Welcome to Wellington's new Archbishop

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Former Christchurch Bishop, Paul Martin SM, became Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington on Jan 2 2021

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A New Way Forward – He Ara Whakamua, He Ara Hou

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The theme for this years' Caritas Lenten Appeal is taken from the Pope encyclical Laudato Si'

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Remembering the past: Waitangi Day and CST

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How Waitangi Day helps us reflect on Catholic Social Teaching

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Te Wā o te Reneti – The Season of Lent

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The 40 days of Lent enable us to step into a time of ‘being without’ so we can ‘look within'

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Pope proclaims Year of St Joseph

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Pope Francis has declared a Year of St Joseph in honour of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s...

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St Patrick’s Waipawa 150th Jubilee

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St Patrick’s Church in Central Hawke’s Bay will be the centre of celebrations over Anzac weekend

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Paul Martin appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington

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Christchurch Bishop Paul Martin has been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington

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Born immaculate, Mary is the highest honour of our race

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Dec 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

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On mission and salvation

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Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, discusses these important topics

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