Te Manaaki i tō Tātou Kāinga – Caring for our Common Home

WelCom September 2019: Te Wā o te Orokohanga – The Season of Creation 1 Mahuru – 4 Oketopa 2019 | 1 September – 4 October 2019 The Season of Creation is marked throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October. It celebrates the joy of creation as well as encouraging awareness-raising initiatives to protect the natural

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Social Justice Week: 8–14 September

WelCom September 2019: Te Wiki o te Whai Tika: 8–14 Mahuru And what is tenderness? It is the love that comes close and becomes real. It is a movement that starts from our heart and reaches the eyes, the ears and the hands. – Pope Francis (TED talk, 2017) Social Justice Week was established by the

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Abortion is both a health issue and a justice issue, say NZ Catholic Bishops

WelCom September 2019: Following the introduction of the Abortion Legislation Bill, Tuesday August 8, and its first reading at Parliament, Thursday 8 August, the New Zealand Catholic Bishops expressed concern about the proposed new abortion regime for New Zealand. They said they also looking forward to contributing to what they hoped would be an honest, respectful

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