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Apostolic Nuncio to depart New Zealand

General

Archbishop Martin Krebs, bids farewell to Aotearoa-New Zealand this month [..]

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Call to Vocations

Bishop

Bishop Charles reflects on 'vocation' [..]

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Assumption of Mary into Heaven

General

Reflections on this great feast from Sr Elizabeth Julian rsm [..]

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Vocations Boom

General

Fr Bryan Buenger asks, how can we help our young people hear the call to a radical li [..]

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Vocation – what does it mean today?

Pastoral

The disciples were people who had nothing to offer but the good news [..]

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Awards for Hastings parishioners

General

Two recipients of the Hastings District Council’s 2018 Civic Honours Awards for Has [..]

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Papal Medal for Taihape’s Marie Donovan

General

Marie and her sister, Jo, have been assiduous in caring for the altar and vestments [..]

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A national Catholic event for men

General

MAX18NZ is jointly organised by menALIVE and Joshua Catholic Men’s Fellowship [..]

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Thousands of baby booties delivered to Parliament

General

Pro-life organisers, Voice for Life, invited thousands of people to knit the booties [..]

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James K Baxter exhibitions at Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre

General

Two exhibitions connected to Hiruhārama-Jerusalem on the Whanganui River are showing [..]

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Caritas Emergency Appeal for Rohingya refugees

Pastoral

Since August 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya people have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh [..]

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Pacific voices heard at Vatican Climate Change Conference

General

New Zealanders and people from Pacific Island nations were among representatives [..]

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Francis appoints four presidents delegate for youth synod

Young Catholics

The presidents delegate will take turns presiding over the synod on the Pope’s beha [..]

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Catholic Thinking – Evicting Our Everyday Selves

General

Fr John Owens sm discusses 'reality' [..]

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Palmerston North Interfaith Group

General

Formed in 2011 to build bridges of trust, friendship and love between members of all [..]

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A joyful celebration for new deacon

General

Tevita Fakaosi was ordained to the permanent diaconate on Sunday July 1st [..]

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Christ’s Call: to love, to be, to do

Education

The NZCEO Education Conference gathered hundreds of educators in Wellington for three [..]

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Catholic agencies at select committee hearing on End of Life

Pastoral

Representatives of the NZCBC presented serious reservations over ‘End of Life Choic [..]

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Working document for Synod on young people

Young Catholics

Preparing for October’s Synod of Bishops on ‘Young people, the faith and vocation [..]

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Catholic Enquiry Centre reaches out

General

The CEC has unveiled a fresh, new ‘Catholic Discovery’ brand to engage with new a [..]

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Pastoral perspectives among the rural community

Pastoral

Reflections on the effect of Mycoplasma Bovis on our rural communities [..]

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Memoirs of Sir Brother Patrick Lynch

Education

A life in education and New Zealand Integrated Schools [..]

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Unwrapping the Gift

General

Joy Cowley reflects on the gift of faith as we age [..]

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There’s always room for one more

General

Catholic communities should be the safest place in New Zealand for a child to be conc [..]

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Catholic Thinking – Beauty

General

Dr Christopher Evan Longhurst explores beauty’s theological and aesthetical context [..]

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July is Bible Month 2018

General

A time to focus on the Bible and its centrality to your Christian faith walk [..]

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Confirmations at Kaiwhaiki Marae

Māori

Bishop Charles Drennan confirmed eleven members of Ngā Paerangi whānau [..]

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Pentecost celebrated internationally

General

Holy Family Church, Whanganui, celebrated the Feast of Pentecost with an internationa [..]

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Marian Mothers celebrate 30 years

General

Members gathered at Mowhanau Beach for prayer and sharing [..]

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Stop Looking Like You’re Sucking a Lemon

General

David Wells speaks to WelCom about Pope Francis’ latest exhortation, 'Rejoice and b [..]

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Sixty years for St James’ School

General

Past and present pupils and families gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary [..]

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Student director leads way in choral competition

General

35 choirs gathered for the East Coast Big Sing Regionals at Napier’s Waiapu Cathedr [..]

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St Pius X School Grotto moved

General

The entire school community joined in a prayer liturgy led by Fr Sanjay [..]

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O'Shea Shield 2018 - 'Youth - Faith - Joy'

Young Catholics

The 72nd O’Shea Shield annual celebration of the Catholic Secondary school cultural [..]

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Vocation & Discernment Retreat

Pastoral

How can I know what God is calling me to? How do I know which religious group may be [..]

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NZ Catholic Bishops concerned at proposed abortion changes

General

A joint submission from the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) to the La [..]

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Former refugees and reuniting refugee families in Manawatu

General

Palmerston North settled more than 40 households of former refugees over the last 12 [..]

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Catholic Thinking - Becoming an Easter People Together

General

A Catholic Response to David Seymour’s ‘End of Life Choice’ [..]

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Community Services comment on Budget 2018

General

Organisations welcome many initiatives but voice concern over missed areas [..]

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How We Might Pray

General

We pray to adore, thank, ask God for something, or to say sorry. It’s that simple. [..]

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Inculturation

Pastoral

A one-size-fits-all church doesn’t work for individual cultural needs. [..]

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CWL 2018 Conference

General

Members of the Catholic Women’s League from all six dioceses will gather in Welling [..]

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Marriage educators national gathering

General

The training weekend seeks to form and encourage those involved in marriage education [..]

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St Mary’s Foxton Sacrament Day, A Visible Sign

Young Catholics

Mary Kleinsman-Powell, principal of St Mary's school, reflects on the gifts received [..]

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Te Rūnanga website refreshed

Māori

Te Rūnanga o te Hāhi Katorika ō Aotearoa have refreshed their website’s face, na [..]

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Mary, Mother of the Church

General

May is the month dedicated to Mary, and a new feast celebrates her as Mother of the C [..]

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Pope Francis listens to the voices of young people

Young Catholics

Three hundred young people from around the world gathered in Rome for a week-long mee [..]

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Rejoice and Be Glad

Pastoral

Pope Francis has written a new apostolic exhortation on ‘the call to holiness' [..]

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New Bishop for Dunedin

General

On 26 April 2018, Bishop-Elect Michael Dooley was ordained as the new Bishop of Duned [..]

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World Communications Day

Pastoral

In Pope Francis’ 2018 World Communications Day message he reminds us we cannot stop [..]

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