Category: Wel-com

Christians and Jews boycott TV3

The Wellington Council of Christians and Jews is urging a boycott in protest at the programme ‘Californication’ which airs on the channel on Thursday 8 November.

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Bearing fruit in Timor Leste

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Caritas staff5 November 2007 Caritas International Programmes Manager Tara D’Sousa visited Timor Leste recently to monitor development projects Caritas is supporting there. Tara arrived days after violence had subsided following announcement of a new government, and the disruption meant she was not able to visit all project partners as planned. However, she did catch up

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Confronting book a sell-out three times over

Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church: Reclaiming the Spirit of Jesus has achieved sales far beyond those of any other Catholic book released in Australia in the last few years.

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Editorial

The story of Zacchaeus in Luke’s gospel (19:1-10) focuses on outcasts, like the refugees and migrants who feature in Wel-com’s main story on immigration law changes this month, and gives Jesus an opportunity to teach us how we should treat them.

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Spiritual connection in Wairoa

Fr Rea conducted a mission comprising home visits, daily Masses, opportunities for reconciliation, personal consultations and liturgies.

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The joy of taking children to Mass

Mary-Margaret Schuck2 November 2007 Have you ever attended Mass in a big parish such as ours (Ss Peter and Paul) and felt insignificant, as though you were just one among many? Have you ever wondered if anyone at all was even aware that you were in the parish? There’s a sure and certain way to

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Brigidines mark bicentenary year with sacred garden

Many of the schools the Brigidines founded in the Wellington Archdiocese have commemorated their founding order in some way and a prayer garden at Chanel College, Masterton, is the ‘icing on the cake’.

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Anniversary service at Korokoro Cemetery

Investigations into land at the foot of the Korokoro hill reveal that it was a cemetery until 1956 and discussions with local Māori have led to healing and reconciliation.

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