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Chris Skinner Concert - Feilding

General

Published on 4th Mar, 2021

Fr Chris Skinner will be performing at St Bridgid's church on May 23 [..]

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Applications for Funding

Administration

Published on 28th Feb, 2021

The May 2021 Funding Round for the Diocese of Palmerston North Allocations Group is now open [..]

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Job vacancy: youth minister

Young Catholics

Published on 18th Feb, 2021

The Catholic Parish of New Plymouth is looking for someone to join their Youth Ministry team [..]

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New postal address for diocesan centre

Administration

Published on 18th Feb, 2021

The postal address for the Te Rau Aroha has changed [..]

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“And the centre is Christ.”

Bishop

Published on 18th Feb, 2021

Two weeks ago, at his usual Wednesday Audience Pope Francis said “Mass cannot simply be listened to" [..]

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Welcome to Wellington's new Archbishop

Pastoral

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

Former Christchurch Bishop, Paul Martin SM, became Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington on Jan 2 2021 [..]

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A New Way Forward – He Ara Whakamua, He Ara Hou

Pastoral

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

The theme for this years' Caritas Lenten Appeal is taken from the Pope encyclical Laudato Si' [..]

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Remembering the past: Waitangi Day and CST

Pastoral

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

How Waitangi Day helps us reflect on Catholic Social Teaching [..]

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Te Wā o te Reneti – The Season of Lent

Pastoral

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

The 40 days of Lent enable us to step into a time of ‘being without’ so we can ‘look within' [..]

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Pope proclaims Year of St Joseph

Pastoral

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

Pope Francis has declared a Year of St Joseph in honour of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s... [..]

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New Zealand’s Climate Commission work ‘absolutely vital’

General

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has been engaging with the new Climate Change Commission since 2020 [..]

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Caritas funding to Fiji after cyclones

General

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has sent solidarity funding to its long-term partners in Fiji [..]

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Institutions lead the way in divestment from fossil fuels

General

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

Faith institutions around the world are committing to a brighter and cleaner future [..]

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St Patrick’s Waipawa 150th Jubilee

Pastoral

Published on 8th Feb, 2021

St Patrick’s Church in Central Hawke’s Bay will be the centre of celebrations over Anzac weekend [..]

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COVID-19 vaccine

General

Published on 13th Jan, 2021

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops are strongly urging everyone to get a Covid-19 vaccine [..]

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Paul Martin appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington

Pastoral

Published on 1st Jan, 2021

Christchurch Bishop Paul Martin has been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington [..]

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Nuncio Visit

Education

Published on 6th Dec, 2020

The Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand visited Hato Pāora College in November [..]

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Born immaculate, Mary is the highest honour of our race

Pastoral

Published on 6th Dec, 2020

Dec 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception [..]

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On mission and salvation

Pastoral

Published on 6th Dec, 2020

Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, discusses these important topics [..]

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Bishops meet in Palmerston North

Pastoral

Published on 6th Dec, 2020

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference met in Palmerston North in October [..]

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Catholic Church will listen to learn from abuse survivors

General

Published on 30th Nov, 2020

The Church is determined to listen, learn, and reflect on the evidence of abuse survivors [..]

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Royal Commission on Abuse in Care – this week

General

Published on 29th Nov, 2020

From Nov 30 the Royal Commission is holding public hearings for faith-based cases of abuse [..]

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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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