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Christians in the Holy Land

Pastoral

Published on 22nd May, 2024

Come and hear how the current situation in Gaza has affected Christians in the Holy Land [..]

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Two NZ young Catholics off to Rome Youth Ministry congress

Young Catholics

Published on 10th May, 2024

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Te Rōpū Tautoko seeks feedback on Royal Commission

Pastoral

Published on 10th May, 2024

Please consider taking this anonymous survey [..]

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Cathedral Pentecost Celebrations

Pastoral

Published on 6th May, 2024

The Cathedral Parish invites everyone to come and join them for their Pentecost Celebrations [..]

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Preparations Underway for October Synod Meeting

Pastoral

Published on 6th May, 2024

Representatives from across NZ gathered to review draft synthesis for next stage of the Synod [..]

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Finitude and the empty tomb

Bishop

Published on 4th May, 2024

"There are a number of issues that the modern secular world is reluctant to speak about" [..]

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First gathering of Catholic educators in six years

Education

Published on 4th May, 2024

The National Catholic Education Convention will be hosted in Wellington, 19–21 June, 2024 [..]

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'No Faith in Fossil Fuels' Climate Action Week

General

Published on 22nd Apr, 2024

We invite you to participate in No Faith in Fossil Fuels Climate Action Week from 3 May to 12 May [..]

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Journeying Together – Hīkoi Ngātahi

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

A recap of the Synod on Synodality steps so far [..]

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Gaza crisis: joint statement from Caritas agencies

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

Caritas Aotearoa, Australia, & Canada have issued a joint statement to their countries governments [..]

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations – April 2024

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

Vocation Sunday is a worldwide day of prayer for vocations to the priesthood and religious life [..]

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New co-chief executive for Compassion group

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

Deacon Rebecca Packer has been appointed as co-Chief Executive for the Sisters of Compassion [..]

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Hope for Christian unity in a festival of new life

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

What does Christianity look like to those who are not Christian? [..]

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Suzanne Aubert Rongoā Garden of native plants

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

A re-opening ceremony of the Suzanne Aubert Rongoā Garden was held in January [..]

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations – April 2024

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

Former Army Chaplain Fr Brian Fennessy ED, reflects on the meaning of ANZAC Day [..]

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The joy of the Resurrection – the grace of Easter believed

Pastoral

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

Lent has been a time of entering into the spiritual ‘land’ which is God’s domain [..]

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Keep our free school lunches: Bishop Viard College students

Education

Published on 28th Mar, 2024

Students at Bishop Viard College have made a video discussing the benefits of free school lunches [..]

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Bishops’ statement supporting Caritas Lent Appeal 2024

Pastoral

Published on 13th Mar, 2024

The bishops have written a letter asking everyone in our parishes to support the Caritas Lent Appeal [..]

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New Chair for Council for Young People

Young Catholics

Published on 12th Mar, 2024

Nick Wilson of Palmerston North is the new chair of the Council for Young People [..]

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Chrism Mass

Pastoral

Published on 11th Mar, 2024

Everyone is invited to attend the Chrism Mass on Tuesday 26 March, 12:05pm [..]

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Letter to the People from Archbishop Paul Martin SM

Pastoral

Published on 7th Mar, 2024

Archbishop Paul has written a letter to the faithful following media stories about Cardinal John Dew [..]

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Catholic College Student Awards 2023 & Leaders 2024

Education

Published on 6th Mar, 2024

Congratulations to all these learners from our Catholic colleges! [..]

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Community reflections – a year on from Cyclone Gabrielle

Pastoral

Published on 4th Mar, 2024

People from the Hawke's Bay reflect on the impact of the devastating cyclone last year [..]

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Pursuing the common good

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Mar, 2024

Bishop Peter Cullinane challenges Christians to promote the common good in our society now [..]

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The Rātana Church – Te Haahi Rātana

Māori

Published on 3rd Mar, 2024

25 Jan and 8 Nov are anniversary days of the Rātana Church, founded by Tahupōtiki Wiremu Rātana [..]

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New bishop receives warm welcome

Education

Published on 3rd Mar, 2024

St Mary’s Catholic School, Foxton weclomed Bishop John to their community in Feb [..]

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Connecting with God at Life Teen Summer Camp 2024

Young Catholics

Published on 3rd Mar, 2024

More than 300 young participants, chaperones and volunteer leaders attended this year’s camp [..]

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Fostering Christian musical talents

Young Catholics

Published on 3rd Mar, 2024

Festival One (formerly Parachute Christian Music Festival) celebrated its 10th anniversary in Jan [..]

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May 2024 Funding Round | Catholic Charities Foundation

General

Published on 1st Mar, 2024

Applications for the May 2024 Catholic Charities funding round are now open [..]

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Synod on Synodality - Phase Two

Pastoral

Published on 26th Feb, 2024

We are gearing up for the next phase of the Synod on Synodality [..]

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Watch: New Zealand experiences on the Synod of Synodality

Pastoral

Published on 21st Feb, 2024

3 NZers have shared their experiences of the Holy Father’s Synod on Synodality in Rome last October [..]

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Reflection from a Life Teen Summer Camper 2024

Young Catholics

Published on 16th Feb, 2024

Life Teen Summer Camp was held in January at St Peter's College in Cambridge [..]

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Pastoral Letter on Anniversary of Cyclone Gabrielle

Bishop

Published on 13th Feb, 2024

I wanted to write this message to you, as you prepare to commemorate this week the first anniversary [..]

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Letter from the West Bank

Pastoral

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

Br Peter Bray's final letter as vice-chancellor of Bethlehem University [..]

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Synodal process powerful tool for Religious Life

Pastoral

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

Last November, Sr Margaret Anne attended meetings for Superior Generals of religious congregations [..]

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Bishop Michael Gielen in Rome for international dialogue

Pastoral

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

Bishop Michael Gielen says it is a great privilege to be representing New Zealand in Rome [..]

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Bishops seek to limit abortion by supporting young families

Pastoral

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

NZ Bishops want new Government to promote policies that reduce stresses that can lead to abortion [..]

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“Behold I make all things new” – Rev 21:5

Young Catholics

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

Young Catholic adults from all over the country attended Hearts Aflame in January [..]

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2024 clergy moves announced

Pastoral

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

The following clergy shifts have been announced for 2024 [..]

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Catholic Education 2024 – looking ahead

Education

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

Every year is unique and has its issues and challenges and 2023 was no exception [..]

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New Plymouth young Catholics well represented at Life Teen

Young Catholics

Published on 4th Feb, 2024

24 young people from the Catholic Parish of New Plymouth attended Life Teen Summer Camp in Jan [..]

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Hamilton Diocese Job Vacancy

General

Published on 29th Jan, 2024

Pastoral Services Manager sought for Catholic Diocese of Hamilton [..]

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Vacancies

General

Published on 25th Jan, 2024

A number of job vacancies are available across the country [..]

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RIP Thomas Cardinal Williams 20 March 1930–22 December 2023

Pastoral

Published on 23rd Dec, 2023

Cardinal Tom Williams, ONZ, Archbishop Emeritus of Wellington has died, aged 93 [..]

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NZ bishops give copy of ethics booklet to all MPs

Pastoral

Published on 14th Dec, 2023

The Catholic bishops have given a copy of their new ethics document to the new Parliament [..]

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2024 Clergy Shifts - Diocese of Palmerston North

General

Published on 11th Dec, 2023

Bishop John would like to announce the Clergy shifts for 2024 [..]

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Dannevirke celebrates 125 years of Catholic faith

Pastoral

Published on 11th Dec, 2023

St Joseph’s parish gathered in October to celebrate 125 years [..]

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The world must unite in faith to tackle climate change

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2023

Climate change is truly the defining challenge of our generation [..]

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Divine logic opens the way to an adventure of faith

Bishop

Published on 1st Dec, 2023

I have always loved the story that is told about Mother Teresa [..]

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Caritas NZ launches appeal for Holy Land

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2023

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand welcomes donations to its special fund for the Holy Land [..]

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