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Upcoming Youth and Young Adult Retreats

Young Catholics

The Passionist Family movement is running their annual retreats for young people [..]

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Pope Francis' Easter homily or 2018

General

We began this celebration outside, plunged in the darkness of the night and the cold. [..]

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Why Resurrection?

General

“…if Christ has not been raised, then our proclamation has been in vain…" [..]

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ANZAC Day 25 April 2018

Pastoral

Three reflections on this important day for New Zealand [..]

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Pope Francis’ five years of remarkable papacy

General

Cardinal John Dew reflects on Pope Francis' first five years [..]

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From Hawke’s Bay to Christchurch: New Bishop Ordained

General

Bishop Paul Martin ordained for Christchurch diocese [..]

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Bishops concern at End of Life Bill

General

The Bishops state the Bill offers an impoverished view of health care [..]

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Bishops of Oceania to discuss climate change and human right

Pastoral

The Assembly’s theme is, ‘Care of our Common Home of Oceania: A sea of possibilit [..]

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Covenant of Napier – Lent and Easter

General

Ecumenical worship between Catholics, Anglicans and Presbyterians in Napier [..]

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What Do We Say to Brokenness?

Pastoral

Joy Cowley's reflections on the Paschal Mystery in everyday life [..]

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Catholic Thinking – Aiming for Fairer Circulation of Money

Pastoral

GSC Lecturer Dr Sarah Hart shares some biblical ideas around money [..]

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Jubilees for Our Lady of the Missions’ Sisters

General

Local communities celebrate the many years of faithful service of five Mission Sister [..]

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Farewell to Dominican Sisters

General

The Deaf Community thank and celebrate the Dominican Sisters [..]

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Caritas Lenten appeal

Pastoral

A few words from Caritas after the Lenten appeal [..]

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“Love More. Be More”

Young Catholics

The theme for this year’s Caritas SINGout4JUSTICE song-writing competition is: ‘L [..]

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‘If Dominic Came to Visit’

General

A new storybook about St Dominic in a format ideal for early or new readers [..]

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NZ Bible Society giving away 100,000 books for children

General

This creative child-friendly book tells the story of Jesus’ life and includes Easte [..]

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Pope asks young to help rejuvenate the church

Young Catholics

The Catholic Church needs the enthusiasm, daring and hope of young people [..]

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Postcard from Rome: 2 – “Living in the one body of Christ”

Pastoral

What does it fundamentally mean for us to say ‘Yes to Christ’ this Easter? [..]

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Reconciliation – ‘Strengthening the life of the Soul'

Pastoral

We are spiritually humbled but never humiliated in the Sacrament – God never humili [..]

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JPD Commission salutes dedicated member

General

The Commission felt it was fitting to recognise Dion’s immeasurable contributions a [..]

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‘Theologian of Aesthetics’ – Dr Christopher Long

Education

New TCI lecturer shares his passion for 'the interdisciplinary study of theology and [..]

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Bishops Charles' Chrism Mass homily

Bishop

Our faith is an embrace of not escape from time. [..]

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A Guide to Holy Week

General

The great Paschal Week is here. [..]

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Youth prepare document for the Pope

Young Catholics

Over 15,000 young people helped prepare a document for the upcoming Synod [..]

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World Youth Day 2019

Young Catholics

The next World Youth Day will be held in Panama in 2019 [..]

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Mass of the Oils 2018

Pastoral

You are invited to attend the Mass of the Oils at the Cathedral [..]

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Invitation to young people to take part in meeting in Rome

Young Catholics

The Vatican is inviting young people to make their voices heard [..]

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Reconciliation for Lent

Pastoral

Find out when your parish is offering Reconciliation before Easter [..]

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Job Vacancy - Review & Development Advisor

Education

The Catholic Education Office is seeking a dynamic educator for this key role [..]

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CATHOLIC BISHOPS EXPRESS CONCERN AT END OF LIFE BILL

Pastoral

“The Bill takes a dim or even cynical view of the medical profession..." [..]

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Resource for Holy Week now available to order

General

The Holy Week Book- Te Wiki Tapu is now available [..]

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State of the Nation Report 2018 says more Kiwis in poverty

General

The Salvation Army has released its annual State of the Nation report [..]

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The Image of God

Pastoral

Joy Cowley reflects on male and female equality [..]

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Pope Francis: ‘Turn to Mary’

General

A relationship with Mary ‘is not optional’ for Christians, Pope Francis said [..]

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First Profession of a New Zealander in Melbourne

Pastoral

Karen Englebretsen made her first vows with the Sisters of the Cross and Passion [..]

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New Document for Religious Education Curriculum

General

The National Centre for Religious Studies has introduced a new curriculum guide [..]

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Kuia Matekitawhiti Carr honoured for decades of service

Māori

A Hawera woman has received an award for 65+ years of community involvement [..]

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Seminarian on pastoral year

Pastoral

Seminarian Simone Masanga is on a pastoral year in Whanganui [..]

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Postcard from Rome

Pastoral

Mark Richards writes from Rome where he is currently based for three months [..]

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Lenten seminars for all

Pastoral

Fr Marcus Francis is offering a series of lectures about the Catholic faith [..]

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Life Teen Summer Camp January 2018

Young Catholics

250 young people gathered at Forest Lakes in January [..]

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Mass makes us a ‘soft target’ – fortunately not in NZ

General

"We were warned never to open the church door from inside to let anyone in..." [..]

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Vocations Kaleidoscope

Bishop

February has been for me a kaleidoscope month of Religious [..]

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75 Years of Service Celebrated at the Cathedral

Pastoral

On Feb 18 the Dominican Sisters were farewelled from the diocese [..]

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Pope Francis' WYD message

Young Catholics

The Pope has released his message for the 33rd WYD 2018 [..]

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New Bishop for Dunedin

Bishop

Father Michael Dooley, has been appointed the seventh Bishop of Dunedin [..]

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Christchurch's new Bishop to be ordained

General

Bishop-Elect Paul Martin SM will be ordained on March 3 [..]

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Changes in the Diocesan Young Catholics youth team

Young Catholics

2018 sees some new faces added to the DYC team [..]

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Profession of Karen Lea Englebretsen

Bishop

Bishop Charles’ homily at First Profession with Sisters of the Cross and Passion [..]

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