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Unusual kindness

Pastoral

Published on 26th Mar, 2020

Cardinal John Dew's latest pastoral letter [..]

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Priests attending the sick

Pastoral

Published on 25th Mar, 2020

Communion to the sick is not able to happen at this time [..]

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Job Vacancy: General Manager

General

Published on 24th Mar, 2020

The Diocese is seeking applications from suitably experienced professionals for the position. [..]

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COVID-19 Updates

General

Published on 20th Mar, 2020

Resources and announcements for our communities & whānau [..]

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Fixing our gaze on Christ

Pastoral

Published on 17th Mar, 2020

Lenten reflections from Cardinal John Dew [..]

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Resources for difficult time

Pastoral

Published on 17th Mar, 2020

Some aids to reflection and prayer in this time of pandemic [..]

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Christian Mission - Fr Jamie Calder

Pastoral

Published on 16th Mar, 2020

How can we truly be on mission and be fully ourselves? [..]

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Funerals, sacraments and parish activities during COVID-19

Pastoral

Published on 15th Mar, 2020

In his letter to parishioners Cardinal John Dew set some restrictions to parish activities [..]

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Job Vacancy: Safeguarding & Compliance Officer

General

Published on 8th Mar, 2020

We're seeking someone with a passion to ensure we are providing a safe environment for all people. [..]

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Cardinal urges NZ to reaffirm protection of religious belief

Māori

Published on 7th Mar, 2020

Cardinal John Dew spoke at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds on Waitangi Day 2020 [..]

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Parishes cautioned about Coronavirus

General

Published on 7th Mar, 2020

New Zealand Bishops’ National Liturgy Office have notified parishes about precautions to take [..]

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Landmark meeting leaves lasting legacy

Pastoral

Published on 7th Mar, 2020

The Document on Human Fraternity is a milestone between all faiths [..]

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Bishops warn proposed abortion law removes unborn rights

Pastoral

Published on 7th Mar, 2020

The NZ Catholic Bishops have made a statement on the proposed abortion law [..]

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New leader for ACROSS

General

Published on 7th Mar, 2020

Susan Turner, Ngāti Hikairo, has been appointed the new Director of ACROSS [..]

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Pōwhiri for Dr Areti Metuamate

Pastoral

Published on 7th Mar, 2020

Dr Areti Metuamate, Director of Te Kupenga, was welcomed on Feb 10 [..]

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Warm welcome for priests in Hastings

Pastoral

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

Welcome to Fr Marcus Francis and Fr Anthony Htun [..]

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Dannevirke Vincentians recognised

Pastoral

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

Members of St Joseph’s Conference were recognised for their years of service [..]

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New document on Sexuality Education

Education

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

The National Centre for Religious Studies has produced a new framing document for Catholic Schools [..]

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Still lighting fires at 90

Pastoral

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

Sister Josepha O’Connor has been teaching literacy at Whanganui men’s prison for 6 years [..]

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Remembering the Women in Lent

Pastoral

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

Sr Elizabeth Julian reflects on the important women in scripture [..]

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Cardinal Tom Williams – 60 Year Jubilee

Pastoral

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

Read his homily at his 60th Jubilee celebration [..]

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Why study theology? Part 4

Pastoral

Published on 6th Mar, 2020

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin continues his theology series [..]

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Coronavirus: how will it affect our parishes?

Pastoral

Published on 3rd Mar, 2020

Parishes have been advised to take specific health precautions [..]

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A Milestone for our Diocese

General

Published on 2nd Mar, 2020

On Friday March 6 the Diocese will celebrate its 40th anniversary [..]

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Shaping the Mission: Takirua 2020

Pastoral

Published on 2nd Mar, 2020

The national conference for those involved in youth, marriage and other Catholic pastoral ministries [..]

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Shaping the Mission: Takirua 2020

Young Catholics

Published on 2nd Mar, 2020

The national conference for those involved in youth, marriage and other Catholic pastoral ministries [..]

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Application for funding

Administration

Published on 17th Feb, 2020

Click here to download the application form for funding from the Diocese [..]

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Christian Meditation Community Day

Pastoral

Published on 14th Feb, 2020

Vincent Maire will present on meditation, presence and care of the dying [..]

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An update from the Youth Team

Young Catholics

Published on 10th Feb, 2020

There will be a few changes to the DYC team in 2020 [..]

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Why study theology? Part 3

General

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

The 3rd installment of Prof. O'Loughlin's six-part series [..]

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New chair for Council for Young People

Young Catholics

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Alex Bailey is the new chair of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Council for Young People [..]

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Camp for young Catholic leaders

Young Catholics

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Young Catholic Leader was held in December [..]

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2020 Suzanne Aubert Scholarship Winners

Young Catholics

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Five tertiary students have been awarded scholarships [..]

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Caritas supports Samoa during measles outbreak

Pastoral

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has been working in response to the measles epidemic in Samoa [..]

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Church Responds to Australian Bushfires

Pastoral

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

The Australian Bishops’ Conference asked for prayers for those affected by the fires in Australia [..]

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Faith Communities Come Together

Pastoral

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Palmerston North’s Interfaith Group held their annual ‘Faith Family Feast’ event in November [..]

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

Pastoral

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

A brief look at the pastoral area of Inglewood and Waitara [..]

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Joint conference for Youth Ministry and Marriage Educators

Young Catholics

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

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Hamilton priest is new Auckland Auxiliary Bishop

Pastoral

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Fr Michael Gielen has been appointed Auxiliary Bishop for Auckland [..]

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The Lent Appeal 2020

Pastoral

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

This year's theme is Renewed by the Spirit [..]

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New leader for a new era in Catholic tertiary education

Education

Published on 9th Feb, 2020

Dr Areti Metuamate has been appointed chief executive of Te Kupenga – Catholic Leadership Institute [..]

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Christian Mission: Supporting a Deeper Humanity

Pastoral

Published on 4th Feb, 2020

A presentation on Christian Mission from Fr Jamie Calder SJ [..]

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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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