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The Door of Mercy remains open as the Year of Mercy comes to a close!

WelCom November 2016: As the Year of Mercy closes on Sunday 20 November, let us keep the doors of mercy always open, says Cardinal John Dew, Archbishop of Wellington. Pope Francis has taken us on an amazing journey, opening doors of reconciliation and mercy in many ways. Many of you have responded generously to his

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Living faith, side by side

WelCom November 2016: Thirty-six Anglican and Catholic bishops gathered in the Vatican last month for an historical meeting with Pope Francis and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Justin Welby. They came together to discover new ways for Catholics and Anglicans to give greater witness to their common faith, and how they can collaborate in mission

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World Mission Day – Sunday 23 October 2016

WelCom October 2016: Pope Francis’ message Missionary Church, Witness of Mercy Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, which the Church is celebrating, casts a distinct light on World Mission Sunday 2016: it invites us to consider the missio ad gentes as a great, immense work of mercy, both spiritual and material. On

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Suzanne Aubert celebrated 2nd October 2016

WelCom October 2016: Meri Hohepa No Aotearoa, he taonga of te hunga tapu I raangahia The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference have announced a day of celebration of Suzanne Aubert at Sunday Masses on 2 October – coinciding with the 90th anniversary of Aubert’s death in Aotearoa New Zealand, 1 October 1926. Parishes are invited

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Saint Teresa of Calcutta

On 4 September 2016, Blessed Mother Teresa was declared Saint Teresa of Calcutta at a canonisation Mass presided over by Pope Francis. See stories: Memories of Mother Teresa  

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Sleep out and help the homeless

September 2016 Diocesan News  New Zealand’s housing situation is devastating for vulnerable families and individuals. After last year’s fundraising event for organisations helping the homeless, the 14-Hour Sleep Out event for October’s World Homeless Day is on again this year. Participants will come together at 6pm, 7 October, in a central city location to hear

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Catholic Women’s League supports education for healthy relationships

August 2016 News Annette Scullion Catholic Women’s League New Zealand ‘At Home Appeal’ charity is to support the Sophie Elliot Foundation for the year ahead, announced national president Kay Blackmore at the CWLNZ biennial conference in Christchurch, 20–23 July. CWLNZ established its ‘At Home Appeal’ in the late 1980s to support a national organisation each

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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

July 2016  |  Hōngongoi Diocesan News  |  Ngā Pitopito Kōrero a Rohe Pīhopa Henare Walmsley, Te Kahu o te Rangi Māori Pastoral Care Team of the Archdiocese of Wellington, introduces Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Language Week for WelCom. E te tī, e te tā kua tae nei I raro I te maru o

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