Category: Wel-com

Priest and deacons killed in Iraq

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6 July 2007

A Chaldean Catholic priest, Fr Ragheed, and three of his deacons, were murdered in the Iraqi city of Mosul on 3 June as they left the Church of the Holy Spirit after Sunday services.

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Family ministers graduate

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Last month family leadership in parishes and pastoral areas took centre stage for five people who graduated from a Leadership in Family Ministry course.

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Compassion changes

The Board is looking for a lay person to fill this position which will give the four or so Sisters still at the Centre more freedom to work at the ‘coal face’, interacting with, advocating for and otherwise assisting people in need.

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Polish scholarships awarded

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Aniela Tkacz and Sarah Brown-Toganivalu have won the Mr M and Mrs T Olechnowicz scholarship for people of Polish descent.

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Home of Compassion rocks

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They came in the hundreds from England and Australia and from all over New Zealand to revisit the home of their childhood as the Home of Compassion celebrated its 100th birthday at the end of April.

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