Tag: year of faith

Archbishop’s column: Walking the faith

Opinion December 2013 Archbishop John Dew Let peace fill our heartsLet love fill our mindsMake us loving disciples of Christ.May we be oneMay we be yours.Abide with us, O Spirit of life. These words have been prayed up and down the archdiocese during the ‘Faith on Foot Pilgrimage’ (17-24 November) to mark the end of

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Year of Faith ends in pilgrimage

Feature December 2013 Archbishop John Dew preached the following homily along the route of the Faith on Foot pilgrimage (17-24 November), marking the end of the Year of Faith. ‘…they gave an account of all that God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith to the pagans.’ (Acts 14:27)

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Palmerston North’s Year of Faith Mass

Palmerston North Cecily McNeill September 2013 Imagination is key to growth in the diocese and to people becoming what God wants us to be, Bishop Charles Drennan told the more than 2,000 people gathered for a Year of Faith Mass in Palmerston North’s Pascal St Stadium on 4 August. ‘Satisfaction with stagnation is a death

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Year of Faith Mass in Taranaki

Palmerston North Diocese Louise Pease August 2013 More than 1000 North Taranaki Catholics met in the province’s cavernous sports stadium on a wet and wintry Sunday morning on 30 June to celebrate the first regional Mass in 13 years. Bishop Charles Drennan called for the Mass to give people from North Taranaki the opportunity to

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Out there starts here in local hero’s memory

Archdioecesan News John Kleinsman This is a condensed version of a talk given to parishioners of Ss Peter and Paul Parish Johnsonville as part of their Year of Faith commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the death of Fr Francis Vernon Douglas, 23 June. John Kleinsman is a parishioner of Ss Peter and Paul Johnsonville

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