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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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Dioceses celebrate Chrism Mass together

Pastoral

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

The Chrism Mass for both Dioceses was celebrated on 1 August [..]

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Caritas helping after explosion in Lebanon

Pastoral

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

Caritas NZ is providing urgently needed funding for Lebanon after the August 4 blast [..]

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The Suzanne Aubert Tertiary Scholarship is open

Young Catholics

Published on 7th Sep, 2020

Apply now for $3000 towards your third year of tertiary study [..]

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Encounter with Cynthia

Pastoral

Published on 6th Sep, 2020

Paul Bailey describes how a visit to a rest home became a memory to treasure [..]

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Residential Silent Individually Guided Retreat 2020

Pastoral

Published on 4th Sep, 2020

You're invited to a 6 day silent retreat in October [..]

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Hear the Cry of the Earth: Pre-Election Forum

Pastoral

Published on 28th Aug, 2020

An online election forum hosted by the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington [..]

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COVID-19 – Prayers in Time of Separation

Pastoral

Published on 22nd Aug, 2020

Prayers by Fr James Lyons during a time when many people are unable to meet with those they love [..]

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Job Vacancy: Safeguarding Officer

General

Published on 16th Aug, 2020

The safeguarding advisor will ensure policies & processes adhere to National Safeguarding Guidelines [..]

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COVID-19 Update for our Communities

General

Published on 13th Aug, 2020

Info on celebration of Mass, contact tracing, and prayer resources [..]

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Applications for Funding

Administration

Published on 11th Aug, 2020

The October 2020 Funding Round for the Diocese of Palmerston North Allocations Group is now open [..]

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The Assumption: 15 August

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

The Patron Saint of NZ has her feast day on Aug 15 [..]

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Social Justice Week 2020

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

The year Social Justice Week runs from 6 - 12 September [..]

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New Zealand Bishops 2020 general election statement

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

The NZ Bishops have issued a statement in preparation for the general election in September [..]

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Study for a crucifixion

Pastoral

Published on 5th Aug, 2020

A large-scale religious painting has been gifted to the Mission Estate Winery in Hawke’s Bay [..]

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Flashes of Insight – Let’s talk liturgy!

General

Published on 29th Jul, 2020

Join us in an international conversation with Professor Thomas O’Loughlin [..]

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New General Manager Welcomed

General

Published on 25th Jul, 2020

Liam Greer was welcomed into the role of Diocesan General Manager on July 14 [..]

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Newly ordained priest for Palmerston North Diocese

Pastoral

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

Trung Nguyen was ordained as a priest on 6 June 2020 [..]

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SVDP launches National Recovery Appeal

General

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

The goal is to provide people with economic, social and emotional support [..]

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Cathedral of the Holy Spirit

Pastoral

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

The Cathedral, designed by architect Frederick de Jersey Clere, was opened in 1925 [..]

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Dean sought for newly formed Te Kupenga Catholic Theological

Education

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

Te Kupenga Catholic Theological College is seeking a dean to be its academic face and voice [..]

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Solidarity: Lockdowns and Black Lives Matter

Pastoral

Published on 5th Jul, 2020

How did you experience the COVID19 lockdowns? Was it positive, difficult, what happened to you? [..]

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Special Bible for New Zealand Police

Pastoral

Published on 22nd Jun, 2020

At Bible Society, we appreciate the good work the New Zealand Police have done and continue to do [..]

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Ngā Whaea Atawhai: Sisters of Mercy, sisters of prayer

Pastoral

Published on 7th Jun, 2020

Dr Areti Metuamate and his wife spent time living with the Sisters of Mercy in Wellington [..]

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Moving ahead safely and with hope, patience and kindness

Bishop

Published on 7th Jun, 2020

There has been a lot of debate online about impact on the Church from the Covid-19 pandemic ... [..]

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A continuing apostolate: Bishop Peter Cullinane

Bishop

Published on 7th Jun, 2020

April this year marked 40 years since Peter Cullinane was ordained Bishop the Palmerston North [..]

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Budget 2020

General

Published on 7th Jun, 2020

Catholic organisations respond to the Budget delivered on Thursday, 14 May 2020 [..]

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Catholic Education during Covid-19 lockdown

Education

Published on 7th Jun, 2020

Schools around the diocese discuss their experiences of the lockdown [..]

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'The Upper Zoom'

General

Published on 28th May, 2020

Everyone is invited to an online Diocesan Pentecost Celebration! [..]

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Masses resume & parishes open

Pastoral

Published on 28th May, 2020

A Pastoral Letter from our bishops on returning to Mass and 'Leaving the Closed Room' [..]

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Ordination of Trung Nguyen to the Priesthood

General

Published on 25th May, 2020

Deacon Trung Nguyen will be ordained a priest on Saturday 6 June 2020 [..]

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Alert Level 2 and parishes

Pastoral

Published on 12th May, 2020

Some parish activities to resume, but mass still unavailable [..]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (25-31 May)

Pastoral

Published on 6th May, 2020

Celebrated between Ascension and Pentecost Sundays each year [..]

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Worshipping together in our faith communities

Bishop

Published on 3rd May, 2020

The last day of the month of May will be Pentecost Sunday... [..]

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Palmerston North ordination postponed

Pastoral

Published on 3rd May, 2020

Deacon Trung Nguyen was due to be ordained for the Palmerston North diocese on April 18 [..]

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Good Shepherd Sunday

Pastoral

Published on 1st May, 2020

I am the gate. Whoever enters through me will be saved and will come in and go out and find pasture [..]

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The Worker

Pastoral

Published on 30th Apr, 2020

A reflection by Msgr Gerard Burns for the feast of St Joseph the Worker [..]

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Breathe Life

Pastoral

Published on 30th Apr, 2020

A Pentecost Reflection for Sunday 31 May 2020 [..]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Pastoral

Published on 30th Apr, 2020

The week of prayer is to be held 25–31 May this year [..]

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Marking 5 Years of Laudato si’

Pastoral

Published on 30th Apr, 2020

This year is the fifth anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis’ encyclical [..]

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The Cannabis Referendum 2020

General

Published on 30th Apr, 2020

In September we will be asked if we support the legalisation of recreational cannabis in NZ [..]

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Pope Francis – Letter for the Month of May

Pastoral

Published on 28th Apr, 2020

It is traditional in this month to pray the Rosary at home [..]

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Ministry in the Midst of Lockdown

Young Catholics

Published on 23rd Apr, 2020

Youth Ministers continue to serve and connect with their communities [..]

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Essential workers – at the centre

Pastoral

Published on 16th Apr, 2020

These essential workers do their job day in and day out, pandemic or no [..]

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Easter Pastoral Letter from Bishops

Bishop

Published on 12th Apr, 2020

Jesus' greeting of peace is what we share with you on this Easter day [..]

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