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 naturalRead 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 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 theRead more »
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, respectfulRead more »
This address was given by Cardinal John Dew at the Cardinal’s Lunch on 28 August 2019. He hōnore, he korōria ki te Atua He maungārongo ki te whenua He whakaaro pai ki ngā tāngata katoa. Tīhei Mauriora. Tēnā koutou katoa. As-salamu alaykum, Shalom, Greetings to you all Thank you for coming today, and thank youRead more »