Category: Wel-com

First woman to lead St Vincent de Paul

The St Vincent de Paul Society has elected its first woman national president.
At its national council meeting in Wellington on Saturday 18 March, the Society elected Liz Chiappini who is currently president for the Hutt Valley/Wairarapa region.
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Electronic advances bring New York congress to Wellington

Early in February the Wellington Catholic Education Centre hosted a web conference. The actual conference was held at Trinity Church in New York, and was transmitted to Wellington via the internet. So, by the wonders of technology, the education centre st

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An everyday retreat

Newtown retreatants in Daily Life went to a wedding recently to get to know better the man of their dreams.
Some 22 people from St Anne’s parish gathered on a Sunday night in March to share what they most wanted out of the five-day retreat, and to po

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Emmaus team marks first decade

Nearly 150 people have participated in the Wells of Living Water renewal programme in the first 10 years of its life.
The programme offered by the Marist Emmaus Retreat and Spirituality Centre takes its inspiration from the Gospel story of the Samari

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Inter-Church marriages some surprising truths

Why do Catholic and non-Catholic Christians decide to marry, given their different denominations? In this article, Sally and John Faisandier discuss this issue, and describe how some couples deal with it.

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Fifty years as a Sister of Compassion

Sr Catherine Hannan dolc celebrated 50 years of religious life last month. She gave this homily at her parish church, St Joseph’s, Māoria on 19 March 2006.

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Master of Education Leadership

In January this year 25 teachers from around New Zealand took time off from their summer holiday to be students themselves. For most of the teachers this was the start of their third year of part-time study for a Master of Educational Leadership.

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