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Chris Skinner Concert

General

Fr Chris is performing a fundraising concert at St Mary's parish, Whanganui [..]

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Caring for our Common Home

General

1 September - 4 October celebrates the joy of creation [..]

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Social Justice Week: 8–14 September

Pastoral

This year's theme is 'fairness' [..]

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Proposed abortion law disregards rights of unborn child

Pastoral

Dr John Kleinsman discusses the proposed revision of NZ's abortion laws [..]

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Te Raa Koroneihana – Coronation 2019

Māori

Hundreds attended the annual Koroneihana for a week of celebrations [..]

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A unique Catholic Māori Education for boys

Education

Hāto Pāora College is the largest boys’ Māori boarding secondary school in NZ [..]

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

Māori

Stories from the People of the River [..]

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Come and join us

Pastoral

St Vincent de Paul’s feast day is on 27 September [..]

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Chair of Abuse in Care Inquiry to step down

General

Sir Anand Satyanand will be stepping down in November [..]

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Befriending the Old Testament: Part 7

Pastoral

How do we deal with the violence attributed to God? [..]

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Jubilarians celebrate

Pastoral

Bishop Owen Dolan, Mons David Bell and Fr Peter Fahy celebrate on July 27 [..]

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Caritas: we must take responsibility for planet wellbeing

General

Caritas called on government to support low-carbon future [..]

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NZCBC urges Catholics to speak out against abortion reform

Pastoral

"Protecting life ... stands at the core of our Catholic faith" [..]

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Catholic Schools Day 2019 celebrated across the country

Education

Many schools joined together on May 28 to celebrate being Catholic [..]

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Rewards of TCI studies

Education

TCI students Hollie and Julie share impressions of their Religious Studies course [..]

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Abortion is both a health issue and a justice issue

Pastoral

The NZ Catholic Bishops respond to the Abortion Law Bill [..]

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Abortion law changes revealed

General

The government has announced the details of a bill amending abortion legislation [..]

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Error in August issue of WelCom

General

An event was advertised in Pahiatua instead of Feilding [..]

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Welcome Isabella McCafferty

Pastoral

Issy started a new role as Parish and Pastoral Support Coordinator [..]

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pastoral

August 15 is the Feast of the Assumption [..]

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National Vocations Awareness Week

Pastoral

National Vocations Awareness Week is 4 – 11 August 2019 [..]

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Catholic Thinking – The Apprentices of Jesus

Pastoral

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses being a follower of Christ [..]

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Happy New Term

Bishop

Bishop Charles Drennan reflects on our Catholic school kaupapa [..]

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Rohingya – a protracted emergency Monsoon Floods, Landslides

Pastoral

Caritas NZ is launching an appeal to assist Caritas Bangladesh [..]

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Apprentices to Christ – learning by doing

Pastoral

Prof Thomas O'Loughlin visited the Diocese of Palmerston North in July [..]

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He Hīkoi Whakapono: A Journey of Faith

Pastoral

A look into the Catholic Parish of Hawera [..]

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Video insights into prison chaplaincy

Pastoral

The NZCBC have released a video promoting Catholic Prison Chaplaincy [..]

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Justice Peace and Development Commission Hui

Pastoral

The Commission held a strategic planning hui on Sunday July 14 [..]

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Befriending the Old Testament: Part 6

Pastoral

Are the stories in the Old Testament true? [..]

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Catholics and sport – enriching values and wellbeing

Education

Sport is a very rich source of values and virtues – Pope Francis [..]

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Laity lead Sunday Services

Pastoral

Parishioners celebrated Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion at the Cathedral [..]

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Tree planted at Rongotea

Pastoral

A tree was planted in the grounds of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rongotea [..]

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Application for funding

Administration

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

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Religious Education course

Education

TCI is offering RE 501: Religious Education Today in Napier and New Plymouth [..]

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End of Life Choice Bill passes Second Reading

General

Dr John Kleinsman comments on the second reading of the bill [..]

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Ordination to the priesthood of Vui Hoang

Pastoral

Fr Vui was ordained a priest of the PN Diocese on June 29 [..]

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Sr Margaret Anne meets Pope Francis

General

"I felt Pope Francis greeted me very warmly" [..]

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Human Trafficking, Modern Slavery, Exploitation

Pastoral

30 July is World Day against Human Trafficking [..]

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A Hopeful Start – Budget 2019

General

The Wellbeing Budget was unveiled in Parliament on May 30 [..]

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Contradicting ourselves with well-being

Pastoral

"We seem to be a nation in conflict with itself..." [..]

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Te Rōpū Tautoko

Pastoral

Message of Support for the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care from Te Rōpū Tautoko [..]

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Befriending the Old Testament: Part 5

Pastoral

Where did the inspiration for the OT come from? [..]

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Outstanding educational leader farewelled

Education

Lynette Roberts-King was farewelled on May 10 [..]

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‘Saints Next Door’ video competition 2019

Young Catholics

The Catholic Enquiry Centre has launched a video competition for students [..]

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Catholic Thinking – Biblical Justice

General

Prof Anne Tuohy discusses 'justice' [..]

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Whanganui celebrates Suzanne Aubert's birthday

Pastoral

Wednesday 19 June marked Suzanne Aubert's 184th birthday [..]

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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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Inner Peace in Divine Love

Pastoral

An invitation to experience a retreat in daily life [..]

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Rest in rightful peace faithful priest

Pastoral

Fr Bill Casey passed away on June 6 2019 [..]

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New safeguarding lead

Pastoral

The National Office of Professional Standards welcomes Pamela Arthurs [..]

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