"Pour out upon us the power of your love.." LS 246
"For all things speak of you..." Laudato Si 246
“The world is a joyful mystery." Laudato Si 12
“We journey through this land seeking God" LS 244
Photo of the ADW Thinking Stone - carved in Oamaru stone by Master Carver, Lou Kereopa, it is rich in Christian Māori symbolism

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Yesterday Archbishop Paul and I had the pleasure of meeting in person for the first time three young men from Vietnam who wish to become seminarians for the Archdiocese of Wellington – from left to right, Kham Nguyen, John Quang and Long Tran. While they waited for the borders to open and visas they have been studying English in their home country. They will now study at language schools in Wellington and get to know Aotearoa New Zealand and the Archdiocese. Please welcome them if you see them in your parish! ... See MoreSee Less
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St Mary of the Angels dedicated as National Shrine to Mary

WelCom September 2022 A large gathering of the Catholic community came together for the Mass of Dedication of St Mary of the Angel’s Church as the National Shrine to Mary,…