New Tūranga Māori for Archdiocese

Cardinal John Dew has appointed Deacon Danny Karatea-Goddard as Tūranga Māori for the Archdiocese of Wellington. “Danny has made a wonderful contribution to Māori pastoral care and bicultural relations in the Diocese of Palmerston North’, said Cardinal John. “He has been called back to his roots in Wellington by his whanau, and we are very pleased

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Archdiocesan Synod 2017 Announced

Cardinal John Dew has announced the fifth Synod for the Archdiocese of Wellington is to take place in 2017. Cardinal John’s Bishop’s Decree Convoking the 2017 Archdiocesan Synod has been issued 8 December 2016. To view the convocation Convoking Synod Lt Archdiocesan Synod 2017 Announced Pope Francis has brought new emphases and new ways of thinking

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Suzanne Aubert declared ‘venerable’

4 Dec 2016: Suzanne Aubert, the founder of the Sisters of Compassion New Zealand’s home grown order of Sisters, has been declared ‘venerable’, a major milestone on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church. The announcement has just been made from Rome by Pope Francis. If Suzanne Aubert’s Cause for Sainthood is successful, she

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