‘Lord, your people, the suffering and the dying, are my people.’ So wrote Venerable Mary Potter as she reflected on her life’s work: the foundation of the Little Company of Mary Sisters devoted to a life of prayer and care for the sick and dying of the woRead more »
The Passionist provincial for Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, has been elected deputy to the order’s father general.
South Australian, Fr Denis Travers CP, was elected Vicar General and First Consultor of the Worldwide Congregation of th
St Joseph’s in Upper Hutt made last Sunday, 5 November, a day of peace and remembrance of New Zealand’s great resistance movement at Parihaka.
When most people were celebrating Guy Fawkes, St Joseph’s chose to mark the anniversary of this much more
Nourished by Eucharist is a refreshing,diverse look at the place of Eucharist in the parish community of the 21st century and in the wider society.
I did not intend to review the book. There was a review already written. But I felt drawn into it by t
The Holy See’s International Theological Commission is examining the notion of limbo and may be on the verge of scrapping it.
Ad Kronos International (AKI) reports that the Vatican appears set to abolish the Catholic tradition that holds that the sou
Recently two Marist Brothers in Lower Hutt celebrated the Golden Jubilee of their entry into the Order. On 12 September 1956, Brothers John Fitzgibbon and Douglas Dawick received the habit at the novitiate in Claremont, just out of Timaru.Read more »
A trip to Samoa at the end of last term proved an unexpectedly emotional experience for 12 teachers from St Anne’s School, Newtown, and underlined the importance of seeing education as life-long learning.
St Anne’s School is offering classes in Gagan
There is to be an unveiling on Saturday, 9 December for Bishop Max Takuira Mariu who died on 12 December 2005.Read more »
Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Deus Caritas Est challenges young people to look at people as Jesus would have done, something which is easier to say than to put into practice. This was the view of one of three students from Lower Hutt’s Sacred Heart ColleRead more »
Expressing his ‘grave worry’ over the deterioration of the situation in the Gaza Strip, Pope Benedict last Sunday prayed that Israeli and Palestinian authorities would work to end the bloodshed in the region.Read more »