The 2018 Funding Round for the Archdiocesan Allocation Committee is now open. Parish Groups, Agencies and Church Organisations which provide a helping hand by supporting Families and Social Services are now able to apply for the annual Tindall Funding through the Archdiocesan Allocation Committee. The priority is to fund Catholic and community organisations who areRead more »
The Synod of the Archdiocese of Wellington took place from 15-17 September in Wellington. The outcomes of the Synod were promulgated by Cardinal John Dew on Sunday 5 November, and were published in WelCom on that day. The Synod Outcomes Booklet is available via the link below.
Synod Outcomes Booklet
(contains the Decree of Promulgation, the Directions and Priorities for the Archdiocese of Wellington, practical ideas from the Synod, information about developing a pastoral plan based on the Synod outcomes).
Synod Member’s Booklet
(Contains summaries of the responses to the Participation Booklet)
A regular gathering for Catholic business and community leaders is one of many new initiatives stemming from the 2017 Archdiocese Synod, to particularly engage with new future leaders. Primarily this initiative aims to: find leadership in the Catholic community; create new environments where business and community leaders can engage with the Church; provide opportunities forRead more »
WelCom July 2018: Ko Tā Te Karaiti Karanga: kia aroha, kia tūturu, kia ora Joy and Hope Resonate at Triennial Education Convention Annette Scullion Following on closely from the release of Pope Francis’ latest document Gaudete et Exultate (On the Call to Holiness) this year, the NZCEO Education Convention drew from the wellspring of the Pope’sRead more »
Ngā Mihi Nui ki a koutou katoa This is the time of the year when the Clergy of the diocese gather, diocesan clergy and religious order clergy, to celebrate with and honour those who have reached Ordination Jubilees. Yesterday we gathered for Mass and a luncheon to honour Fr Pat McCann SM who celebrated 65Read more »