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PN Youth Group fundraiser

Young Catholics

Over $2k was raised for the Palmerston North Youth Group [..]

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Jubilee Mass

Pastoral

Seven priests and two brothers celebrated significant jubilees on Oct 10 [..]

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Catholic Websites get a refresh

General

Two national Catholic websites have been refreshed and revamped [..]

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First World Day of the Poor message released

Pastoral

Let us love, not with words but with deeds... [..]

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Bishop Charles preaches at 150th anniversary of SvDP

Bishop

The Church’s credibility depends on our work of charity and justice for the poor... [..]

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Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day

Pastoral

October 1 has been set aside as a day of celebration for Suzanne Aubert [..]

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Catholic Bishops urge care for the sea

Pastoral

‘Our common ocean is teeming with life and goodness' they say [..]

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New CSS director appointed

General

A new director of Catholic Social Services has been appointed [..]

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State of the Environment for Oceania Report 2017

General

Caritas will launch its report on 4 October [..]

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Profession of Lay Carmelites

Pastoral

3 Lay Carmelites made their professions in August [..]

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Challenge Marist Gap Year 2018, applications invited

Young Catholics

Applications are now open to join [..]

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Young Vinnies New Plymouth

Young Catholics

St Joseph's Young Vinnies have developed a strong relationship with the New Plymouth [..]

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Caritas Challenge Cheque

Young Catholics

Palmerston North students raised several over $3000 from the Caritas Challenge [..]

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Local business developed by students and inmates

Education

St John's students working with youth inmates [..]

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Better translation of the Mass possible

Bishop

Bishop Charles suggests a refined translation could happen in the future [..]

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World Mission Sunday

Pastoral

This year World Mission Day is Sunday 22 October [..]

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Saving Lives – Saving the Earth

Pastoral

Sunday 8 October is our day of prayer to respect life [..]

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Faith, Politics and Elections

Bishop

Bishop Charles stirs the political pot [..]

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Passionist Youth and Young Adults Retreats

Young Catholics

The 2017 retreats were held in the July school holidays [..]

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Housing the greatest issue facing New Zealanders say Bishops

General

"Too many New Zealanders are facing difficulties finding affordable housing" [..]

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Step out and Vote

General

Read what 7 party leaders have to say about the issues raised in the Bishops' Electio [..]

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Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

General

On September 1 we celebrate this special day [..]

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Bishop Charles and Caritas team hear Papua concerns

Pastoral

and learned first-hand about social, political and environmental issues [..]

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NZ abortion laws do not criminalise women

Pastoral

‘Abortion on demand’ is not the solution to the current laws [..]

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Celebrating 150 Years of Service

Pastoral

This year the St Vincent de Paul Society celebrates 150 years [..]

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He aha te mea nui o te ao?

Māori

He tangata, he tangata, he tanganta [..]

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How do I come to know God?

Pastoral

Mark Richards reflects on this topic [..]

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A man’s best friend

Pastoral

Buck the dog is a regular at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit [..]

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Catholic youth festival selling well

Young Catholics

Do you have your tickets yet? [..]

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College Celebrates Founder’s Day

Education

Francis Douglas celebrated their Founder's Day on June 2 [..]

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St Joseph’s Māori Girls’ College – 150 years

Education

SJMGC will celebrate their Jubillee on Oct 6 [..]

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Primary DRS Conference

Education

All of the primary DRSs in the Diocese gathered together for a 3-day conference [..]

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Pope Honours Local Priest

Pastoral

Brian Walsh, of PN's Cathedral, has recently been named a Monsignor by Pope Francis [..]

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Bioethics Centre comment on Euthanasia

General

80% of submissions to Parliament’s Health Select Committee oppose medically-assiste [..]

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Can We Say the Church Is Holy?

General

In the wake of sexual-abuse and financial scandals within the Church, where is our cr [..]

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New President of Pontifical Academy of Sciences

General

Professor Joachim von Braun is the new President of the Pontifical Academy of Science [..]

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Caritas says ‘halt deep sea mining’

General

Deep sea mining operations are being considered in the Solomons [..]

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Say No to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

General

New Zealanders have made it clear they are not in favour of legalising euthanasia [..]

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New Zealand National Vocations Awareness Week, 6–13 August

Pastoral

A selection of reflections from different vocations around the Diocese [..]

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Faith and Light

General

The Kimi Ora New Plymouth team attended a retreat in Christchurch [..]

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2019 WYD theme song

Young Catholics

The official theme song for WYD Panama has been released! [..]

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Caring for Nature – Reduce Plastic Use

General

How are we taking care of our planet? [..]

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Current of Grace Convention

General

Celebrating the diverse fruits and family or Catholic Charismatic Renewal on New Zeal [..]

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The Feast of the Assumption

Pastoral

On 15 August each year we celebrate the patronal feast of Aotearoa New Zealand [..]

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PAUSE 2017 ME TŪ - Vocations Retreat

Pastoral

A retreat for those discerning a call to the diocesan priesthood or religious life [..]

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Weaving bonds of belonging: Knowing our neighbours

General

Come and hear local politicians discuss this year's social justice week theme [..]

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Application for funding

Administration

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

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Passionist Young Adults retreat

Young Catholics

The annual retreat was held at the Magnificat Centre in Featherston [..]

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Day of celebration for Mother Aubert

Pastoral

First Sunday of October marks Suzanne Aubert's progress to sainthood [..]

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David Seymour's Euthanasia Bill

Bishop

Read Bishop Charles' statement on the End of Life Choice Bill [..]

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