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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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Catholics seek inclusion in Royal Commission of Inquiry

Pastoral

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops and representation from Catholic religious orders re [..]

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Climate change, human rights top Bishops’ discussions in PNG

General

More than 70 bishops from across Oceania gathered for meetings in Port Moresby from A [..]

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Postcard from Rome #3

Pastoral

As the deacon sang out Christ our light, the light spread out across the thousands ga [..]

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College pilgrims visit Aubert sites

Young Catholics

Seven students from Cullinane College, Whanganui, joined 10 John Paul College student [..]

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Restructuring Catholic tertiary education in New Zealand

Education

The NZCBC set up an Establishment Board in 2017 to create a new structure for TCI and [..]

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Why Parents Enrol Their Children in Catholic Schools

Education

Responses to Media Questions on Why Parents Enrol Their Children in Catholic Schools [..]

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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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Pope Francis' Easter homily or 2018

General

We began this celebration outside, plunged in the darkness of the night and the cold. [..]

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Why Resurrection?

General

“…if Christ has not been raised, then our proclamation has been in vain…" [..]

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ANZAC Day 25 April 2018

Pastoral

Three reflections on this important day for New Zealand [..]

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Pope Francis’ five years of remarkable papacy

General

Cardinal John Dew reflects on Pope Francis' first five years [..]

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From Hawke’s Bay to Christchurch: New Bishop Ordained

General

Bishop Paul Martin ordained for Christchurch diocese [..]

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Bishops concern at End of Life Bill

General

The Bishops state the Bill offers an impoverished view of health care [..]

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Bishops of Oceania to discuss climate change and human right

Pastoral

The Assembly’s theme is, ‘Care of our Common Home of Oceania: A sea of possibilit [..]

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Covenant of Napier – Lent and Easter

General

Ecumenical worship between Catholics, Anglicans and Presbyterians in Napier [..]

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What Do We Say to Brokenness?

Pastoral

Joy Cowley's reflections on the Paschal Mystery in everyday life [..]

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Catholic Thinking – Aiming for Fairer Circulation of Money

Pastoral

GSC Lecturer Dr Sarah Hart shares some biblical ideas around money [..]

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Jubilees for Our Lady of the Missions’ Sisters

General

Local communities celebrate the many years of faithful service of five Mission Sister [..]

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Farewell to Dominican Sisters

General

The Deaf Community thank and celebrate the Dominican Sisters [..]

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Caritas Lenten appeal

Pastoral

A few words from Caritas after the Lenten appeal [..]

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“Love More. Be More”

Young Catholics

The theme for this year’s Caritas SINGout4JUSTICE song-writing competition is: ‘L [..]

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‘If Dominic Came to Visit’

General

A new storybook about St Dominic in a format ideal for early or new readers [..]

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NZ Bible Society giving away 100,000 books for children

General

This creative child-friendly book tells the story of Jesus’ life and includes Easte [..]

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Pope asks young to help rejuvenate the church

Young Catholics

The Catholic Church needs the enthusiasm, daring and hope of young people [..]

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Postcard from Rome: 2 – “Living in the one body of Christ”

Pastoral

What does it fundamentally mean for us to say ‘Yes to Christ’ this Easter? [..]

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Reconciliation – ‘Strengthening the life of the Soul'

Pastoral

We are spiritually humbled but never humiliated in the Sacrament – God never humili [..]

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JPD Commission salutes dedicated member

General

The Commission felt it was fitting to recognise Dion’s immeasurable contributions a [..]

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‘Theologian of Aesthetics’ – Dr Christopher Long

Education

New TCI lecturer shares his passion for 'the interdisciplinary study of theology and [..]

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Bishops Charles' Chrism Mass homily

Bishop

Our faith is an embrace of not escape from time. [..]

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A Guide to Holy Week

General

The great Paschal Week is here. [..]

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Youth prepare document for the Pope

Young Catholics

Over 15,000 young people helped prepare a document for the upcoming Synod [..]

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World Youth Day 2019

Young Catholics

The next World Youth Day will be held in Panama in 2019 [..]

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Mass of the Oils 2018

Pastoral

You are invited to attend the Mass of the Oils at the Cathedral [..]

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