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Roadmaps for Transformation

Pastoral

Published on 24th Nov, 2020

A presentation from Diocesan staff on our current situation [..]

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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse

Bishop

Published on 19th Nov, 2020

As you will be aware the Royal Commission of Inquiry is holding a public hearing from Nov 30 [..]

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Job Vacancies: Archdiocese of Wellington

General

Published on 17th Nov, 2020

The Archdiocese of Wellington is currently advertising two senior roles [..]

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Oceania faces multiple crises – Caritas Report

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Nov, 2020

Many countries are living in an emergency situation and facing multiple crises, report states [..]

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Young people invited to join gap year in 2021

Young Catholics

Published on 3rd Nov, 2020

Challenge 2000 is a Gospel-based youth development and social service Trust [..]

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Jubilees celebrated in Palmerston North Diocese

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Nov, 2020

Eight priests and three bishops celebrated their jubilees on 8 October [..]

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Kauwhata church turns 125

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Nov, 2020

The people of Ngāti Kauwhata gathered on Oct 20 to celebrate this milestone [..]

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New principal for St Mary’s College

Education

Published on 2nd Nov, 2020

Andrew Murray, former principal of Sacred Heart New Plymouth, has been appointed to St Mary's [..]

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Fathers’ Day at St Matthew’s School

Education

Published on 2nd Nov, 2020

The Marton school celebrated Father's Day in style [..]

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Joy Cowley takes an Ignatian journey

General

Published on 2nd Nov, 2020

Joy Cowley has released a new book of spiritual reflections [..]

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Diocesan Update sessions

Pastoral

Published on 28th Oct, 2020

All parishioners, volunteers, and leaders are invited to one of four sessions [..]

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Caritas Aotearoa says Thank You

General

Published on 28th Oct, 2020

Caritas director and staff are taking to the road to visit and say thank you to communities [..]

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Te Ahi Kaa o Mātauranga

Young Catholics

Published on 9th Oct, 2020

Expressions of interest are being sought for 2021 [..]

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Fraternity and Social Friendship

Bishop

Published on 8th Oct, 2020

Last Saturday Pope Francis visited Assisi, where he signed his new Encyclical ... [..]

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Fratelli Tutti – new encyclical

Pastoral

Published on 6th Oct, 2020

Pope Francis signed his new encyclical Fratelli Tutti on the tomb of St Francis of Assisi on Oct 4 [..]

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Bishops’ Election Statement: Time to re-evaluate priorities

Pastoral

Published on 4th Oct, 2020

The Catholic Bishops challenge NZers to ask what kind of society we want Aotearoa New Zealand to be [..]

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Kua oti kaota taotu te pihere – We are all connected

General

Published on 4th Oct, 2020

The Bishops' 2020 Election Statement begins with a quotation from Pope Francis’ Laudato si' [..]

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

Pastoral

Published on 4th Oct, 2020

Our journey of faith this month visits the rural parish of Pungarehu and Opunake [..]

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Covid-19 impact on schools and families

Education

Published on 4th Oct, 2020

We have the privilege in our roles to listen to diverse perspectives on many things ... [..]

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General Manager praised for pastoral approach

General

Published on 4th Oct, 2020

Tony Murphy has retired after 18 years in the role [..]

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Artist wanted for commissioned work on Mary

Pastoral

Published on 1st Oct, 2020

NZ Bishops are seeking an artist to commemorating Bishop Pompallier’s 1838 dedication of NZ to Mary [..]

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Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day

Pastoral

Published on 30th Sep, 2020

On Sun Oct 4 we celebrate the spirituality and good works of Venerable Suzanne Aubert [..]

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Loud Fence movement gets approval from Cardinal

Pastoral

Published on 23rd Sep, 2020

Cardinal John Dew has written a letter in support of the Loud Fence movement [..]

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Pastoral

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

The last Sunday of September of every year is World Day of Migrants and Refugees [..]

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New Zealand Bishops’ 2020 Election Statement

General

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

The NZ Catholic Bishops’ election statement encourages informed participation [..]

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Catholic Church welcomes publishing of Inquiry details

General

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

The Church has welcomed the publication by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care [..]

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Church welcomes Royal Commission’s Marylands inquiry

General

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

The Royal Commission has launched an enquiry into Christchurch school Marylands [..]

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Vinnies see sharp rise in requests for help

Pastoral

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

Covid-19 has resulted in requests for support from the St Vincent de Paul Society [..]

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Dioceses celebrate Chrism Mass together

Pastoral

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

The Chrism Mass for both Dioceses was celebrated on 1 August [..]

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Caritas helping after explosion in Lebanon

Pastoral

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

Caritas NZ is providing urgently needed funding for Lebanon after the August 4 blast [..]

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The Suzanne Aubert Tertiary Scholarship is open

Young Catholics

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

Apply now for $3000 towards your third year of tertiary study [..]

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Encounter with Cynthia

Pastoral

Published on 6th Sep, 2020

Paul Bailey describes how a visit to a rest home became a memory to treasure [..]

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Residential Silent Individually Guided Retreat 2020

Pastoral

Published on 4th Sep, 2020

You're invited to a 6 day silent retreat in October [..]

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Hear the Cry of the Earth: Pre-Election Forum

Pastoral

Published on 28th Aug, 2020

An online election forum hosted by the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington [..]

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COVID-19 – Prayers in Time of Separation

Pastoral

Published on 22nd Aug, 2020

Prayers by Fr James Lyons during a time when many people are unable to meet with those they love [..]

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Job Vacancy: Safeguarding Officer

General

Published on 16th Aug, 2020

The safeguarding advisor will ensure policies & processes adhere to National Safeguarding Guidelines [..]

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COVID-19 Update for our Communities

General

Published on 13th Aug, 2020

Info on celebration of Mass, contact tracing, and prayer resources [..]

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Applications for Funding

Administration

Published on 11th Aug, 2020

The October 2020 Funding Round for the Diocese of Palmerston North Allocations Group is now open [..]

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The Assumption: 15 August

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

The Patron Saint of NZ has her feast day on Aug 15 [..]

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Social Justice Week 2020

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

The year Social Justice Week runs from 6 - 12 September [..]

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New Zealand Bishops 2020 general election statement

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

The NZ Bishops have issued a statement in preparation for the general election in September [..]

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Study for a crucifixion

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

A large-scale religious painting has been gifted to the Mission Estate Winery in Hawke’s Bay [..]

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Flashes of Insight – Let’s talk liturgy!

General

Published on 29th Jul, 2020

Join us in an international conversation with Professor Thomas O’Loughlin [..]

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New General Manager Welcomed

General

Published on 25th Jul, 2020

Liam Greer was welcomed into the role of Diocesan General Manager on July 14 [..]

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Newly ordained priest for Palmerston North Diocese

Pastoral

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

Trung Nguyen was ordained as a priest on 6 June 2020 [..]

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SVDP launches National Recovery Appeal

General

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

The goal is to provide people with economic, social and emotional support [..]

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Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

Pastoral

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

The Cathedral, designed by architect Frederick de Jersey Clere, was opened in 1925 [..]

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Dean sought for newly formed Te Kupenga Catholic Theological

Education

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

Te Kupenga Catholic Theological College is seeking a dean to be its academic face and voice [..]

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Solidarity: Lockdowns and Black Lives Matter

Pastoral

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

How did you experience the COVID19 lockdowns? Was it positive, difficult, what happened to you? [..]

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Special Bible for New Zealand Police

Pastoral

Published on 22nd Jun, 2020

At Bible Society, we appreciate the good work the New Zealand Police have done and continue to do [..]

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