On Friday 2 November, Ireland’s first Ambassador to New Zealand, Mr Peter Ryan, will take the opportunity to meet with community and business leaders at the Cardinal’s Lunch in Wellington. After arriving in New Zealand with his wife Teresa and their two daughters in August, Ryan was recently received at Government House, complete with aRead more »
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Sacred Heart Cathedral was closed on Thursday 12 July and will remain closed until further notice. A peer reviewed seismic assessment has advised that the Category I heritage listed building is ‘’earthquake prone’’, as at roof level the ceiling diaphragms are insufficient to carry loads under the current building codes. The Cathedral currently presents a risk to occupants in an earthquake.
WelCom October 2018: ‘The Lord listens to the poor who cry out to Him’ – from Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Second World Day of the Poor, 18 November 2018. Annette Scullion Fratello, an international charity, based in France and which promotes the World Day of the Poor, has invited the Archdiocese of WellingtonRead more »
WelCom October 2018: Ko te Rātapu Mīhana o te Ao 21 October 2018 | 21 o Oketopa 2018 World Mission Sunday is a day set aside for the Catholic Church throughout the world to publicly renew its commitment to the missionary movement. Instituted by Pope Pius XI in 1926 as the day of prayer for missions,Read more »
We are living in an unprecedented time in the history of the Church. There are major challenges for anyone in leadership today, from Pope Francis to anyone who leads in the Church in any way. I fully acknowledge that all leaders must be accountable to the people they serve, and that there should always beRead more »