Cardinal’s Care Appeal

WelCom December 2017:   The Cardinal’s Care Appeal for the Archdiocese will take place during Advent. This is a special appeal to help those in need at this time. Your donation will help provide food, shelter, and counselling. It will also help launch some important initiatives from Synod 2017 – “We go, giving your mercy…revealing your

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A letter from Prime Minister Ardern to WelCom

WelCom December 2017: Following New Zealand’s 2017 general election on Saturday 23 September 2017, WelCom’s editorial team published a letter in our October edition to the Prime Minister about our hopes for this country’s future, from a Catholic voter’s point of view. At that time we didn’t know who the incoming Prime Minister was. After her

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Young Catholic’s success in public speaking

The Stockley Cup is the premier public speaking competition for high school students in the Wellington region. Held annually, the competition brings together the best public speakers and orators from dozens of schools to speak on ideas such as racism, feminism, the relationship between parents and kids, and religion. Last year in 2016, talented young Ohariu parishioner,

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