Sr Alison Goodson, a religious of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, recently ended a lifelong vocation of organ-playing around the country. Here we print a speech she gave on the occasion of her retirement.Read more »
The pressures on people in relationships seem to be much greater than ever before and helping people get on with loved ones has become a major part of the work of Catholic Social Services.
For this reason retiring director of CSS, John Consedine, sa
The world in which we live is at risk.
Earth is threatened by overpopulation, overconsumption of unrenewable resources, the depletion of the ozone layer, the fouling of fresh water supplies, the extinction of the species and an overall degradation o
Columban missionary Fr Michael Gormly gave this talk to the Sisters of Compassion last month in tribute to their founder.Read more »
Why do I have to go to Mass on Sunday? For generations children have asked their parents this question. Today many adults ask it, too. It is an old and a new question, for, though Mass remains the same, Sunday has changed. Australian Jesuit, Fr Andrew HamRead more »
The archdiocesan Leadership Formation Programme culminated in a graduation Mass on 2 April. Here are two impressions of the programme from young participants.Read more »
A happy ending to a marriage divided by war occurred in Naenae earlier this year when a Ugandan couple officially tied the knot after 34 years.
Francis and Grace had a customary marriage in December 1972. Both their families are from Alur tribe in Ne
The support offered by different faith communities in response to attacks on icons regarded as sacred, was celebrated at the third national inter-faith forum in Wellington at the end of last month.
Anglican Bishop Richard Randerson summed up the two
Ioane Vito Hall in Newtown resounded with the voices of 180 Samoan leaders singing joyfully as they welcomed Archbishop John Dew to their gathering last month. The occasion gave Archbishop John, Frs Maleko and Mauola, Sr Pesio Iosefo, and Lorraine McArthRead more »
Teachers are the salt of the earth in the sense that they are catalysts in getting their children to learn.
This was Archbishop John Dew’s message to the largest group of teachers ever at the annual commissioning Mass in the cathedral on 21 February.