Synod ‘17

WelCom April 2017: (Anne Dickinson)  Preparations are well under way for the Archdiocese Synod to take place over the weekend of 15‒17 September. In March Cardinal John Dew asked parishes to begin selecting their Synod participants, so people who will take part in the Synod weekend have time to prepare for their role. The Synod process

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South Island’s Lay Pastoral Leader Commissioned

WelCom March 2017: News (Mary-Ann Greaney) – Cardinal John Dew commissioned Merrick Mitchell as a lay pastoral leader at a packed-out  9.30am Sunday Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Richmond on 29 January. Merrick was commissioned for the soon-to-be amalgamated parishes of Richmond, Motueka, and Takaka that will be known as Our Lady of

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Change of date for Synod

The Archdiocesan Synod is now to be held on the weekend of 15-17 September. It was originally to take place on 22-24 September, but since the convocation of the Synod the Prime Minister has announced that the General Election will take place on 23 September. It would have been impractical for the Synod to be

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