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Catholic pioneers: Fr Jean-Baptiste Rolland SM

Church History Mgr John Broadbent September 2013 Born on 8 December 1834 in Sivery, France, Jean-Baptiste Rolland was ordained a priest in 1861. Fr Rolland felt called to missionary work and soon after his ordination he joined the Society of Mary. He travelled to New Zealand via Sydney in 1864 and was appointed to Napier

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Praying with Donagh

News Next month, Irish Dominican Fr Donagh O’Shea will visit many places throughout Aotearoa sharing his wisdom as a retreat giver, theologian and expert in the art of meditation. A gifted communicator at a simple but profound level, he loves being in touch with people of all ages and walks of life. Donagh is also

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