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Ignatian Spirituality for Women

Pastoral

Published on 20th Dec, 2019

An 8 day silent retreat for women [..]

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Whangamomona Centennial and Final Thanksgiving Mass

Pastoral

Published on 19th Dec, 2019

On Saturday 9th November Sacred Heart Church Whangamomona celebrated 100 years [..]

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2020 Clergy Appointments

Pastoral

Published on 16th Dec, 2019

Cardinal John Dew has made the following clergy appointments for 2020 [..]

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TCI Graduation 2019

Education

Published on 5th Dec, 2019

TCI had their final graduation on Tuesday 26 Nov [..]

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Christmas Reconciliation times

Pastoral

Published on 2nd Dec, 2019

Find out when your parish is offering reconciliation before Christmas [..]

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Outstanding contributions and leadership

Education

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

Several Catholic school staff have been acknowledged for outstanding contributions and long service [..]

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Catholic women recognised for service

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

Seven Whanganui women have been acknowledged for their years of service to the SVDP Society [..]

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Rongotea Rosary Commemoration

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

Bishop Owen Dolan led the congregation in a decade of the Rosary on Nov 3 [..]

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Why study theology? Part 2

General

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

The 2nd installment from Prof. Thomas O'Louglin [..]

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Pope calls for end of culture of food waste

General

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

A negligent and selfish culture of food waste is fueling the global hunger crisis [..]

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Appointments for NZ Catholic Bishops Conference

General

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

The NZCBC warmly welcomes two new staff members [..]

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New name for merged institute

Education

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

‘Te Kupenga – Catholic Leadership Institute’ comes into effect on Jan 1 2020 [..]

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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care

General

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

The first public hearing was held 29 October - 8 November 2019 [..]

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Protestors say ‘No’ to Euthanasia Bill

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

Several hundred protesters gathered outside Parliament on the day of the 3rd reading [..]

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End of Life Choice Bill passes final reading

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

The Bill passed its 3rd reading in Parliament on Wednesday 13 November [..]

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2020 Delargey Awards

Young Catholics

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

The NZ Catholic Bishops Conference is seeking nominations for the 2020 Delargey Awards [..]

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Christmas Greetings

Young Catholics

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

From Catholic School Education Leaders and Youth Ministry Leaders [..]

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Pahiatua Polish Children’s 75th Reunion

General

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

Pahiatua commemorated the Polish 'children' who came to NZ in 1944 [..]

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The Season of Advent – Te Wā o te Aweneti

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

We prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth during Advent [..]

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One Body in Christ

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

Cardinal John Dew visited the Diocese of Palmerston North on November 5 [..]

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New Zealand Catholic Bishops Meet Pope

Pastoral

Published on 1st Dec, 2019

The NZ Catholic bishops met Pope Francis on Monday 28 October [..]

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Interfaith Resource

Pastoral

Published on 26th Nov, 2019

An outline from the recent interfaith celebration [..]

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Venerable Suzanne Aubert: A missionary who made NZ her home

Pastoral

Published on 13th Nov, 2019

Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day, Sunday 6 October [..]

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A King Crowned In Pain Nailed To His Throne

Pastoral

Published on 13th Nov, 2019

On the last Sunday of each liturgical year, the Church celebrates the Feast of Christ the King [..]

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We go forward together seeking unity

Pastoral

Published on 6th Nov, 2019

Mons Walsh conveyed his thanks for all the support received following Bishop Charles' resignation [..]

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A time of renewal in God’s creation

Education

Published on 3rd Nov, 2019

The Primary DRS Conference was held 11-13 September [..]

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Why study theology? Part 1

General

Published on 3rd Nov, 2019

Prof Thomas O'Loughlin writes on the subject of theology [..]

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Benedict XV: Pope of Peace

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Nov, 2019

This year's special Missionary Month marked the 100th anniversary of 'Maximum Illud' [..]

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The Camino Walking Pilgrimage

General

Published on 3rd Nov, 2019

It’s the biggest tourist attraction in Spain – the Basilica of Sagrada Familia [..]

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Nov, 2019

This month we journey to the eastern-central region of Taranaki [..]

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Reaching out to hearts and minds creatively

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Nov, 2019

Pope Francis has asked us to reach out with open arms to migrants and refugees around the world [..]

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John’s Pilgrimage

General

Published on 2nd Nov, 2019

Ioane (John) Perez has undertaken a sole pilgrimage to pray for Worldwide Christian Unity [..]

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Palmerston North Diocese Jubilee Mass

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

The Diocese celebrated its annual Jubilee Mass on 2 October [..]

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Climate change: What can ‘I’ do?

General

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

Glennis Moriarty shares her ideas about climate change [..]

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Seeds of Hope

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

Caritas launched its 2019 State of the Environment for Oceania Report on 4 October [..]

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Prayers for peace held at places of worship

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

Places of worship opened their doors for people to pray for world peace [..]

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End of Life Choice Bill

General

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

The End of Life Choice Bill awaits its third and final reading on 13 November [..]

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Deacon Ordination

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

Trung Nguyen was ordained as a deacon on 21 September [..]

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NZ bishops discuss Suzanne Aubert in Rome

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

During October, the New Zealand bishops met in Rome for their Ad Limina visit [..]

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The Future’s Name is Hope

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

Cardinal John Dew has been appointed Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Palmerston North [..]

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Church bell rings again

Pastoral

Published on 1st Nov, 2019

The Catholic Parish of Whanganui has a new bell and tower [..]

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Interfaith Event - FAITH FAMILY FEAST

General

Published on 31st Oct, 2019

The Palmerston North Interfaith Group invites you to a night of sharing and fellowship [..]

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Tertiary Chaplain visits colleges

Young Catholics

Published on 21st Oct, 2019

Tertiary Chaplain visits are happening at the Catholic colleges around the diocese [..]

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Job Vacancy - St John's College, Hastings

Education

Published on 16th Oct, 2019

The Board of Trustees of St. John’s College, Hastings, is looking to appoint a visionary leader [..]

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Christus Vivit – You are the Church of Today!

Young Catholics

Published on 13th Oct, 2019

Youth ministers gathered in Pahiatua for a 24 hour retreat in August [..]

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Thermals for Winter Warmth

Pastoral

Published on 13th Oct, 2019

Thermals for Children provided new thermals to hundreds of children [..]

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

Māori

Published on 13th Oct, 2019

We continue with personal stories from some of the ‘People of the River’ [..]

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Befriending the Old Testament: Part 8

Pastoral

Published on 13th Oct, 2019

Dr Elizabeth Julian rsm concludes her eight-part series about the Old Testament [..]

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Dutch medical ethicist visits New Zealand

General

Published on 13th Oct, 2019

Professor Theo Boer commented on the End of Life Choice Bill [..]

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Executive Summary of Abortion Submission

General

Published on 13th Oct, 2019

The Abortion Legislation Bill passed its first reading on 8 August [..]

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