WelCom July 2018:
Bishop Charles Drennan confirmed eleven members of Ngā Paerangi whānau at a joyful and warm occasion at Kaiwhaiki Marae, Whanganui, on the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ, 3 June. Fr Marcus Francis, parish priest of the Catholic Parish of Whanganui – Te Parihi Katorika ki Whanganui, assisted. Bishop Charles prayed the Holy Spirit – Te Wairua Tapu – would strengthen their journey through life. Sr Makareta, Merekanara and Hoani Ponga supported by kuia were katekita (catechists).