"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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Cardinal John Dew

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“If we torment ourselves every time we make a mistake, we will never be good for anything. Let us do all that we have to do with calm and peace.” Suzanne Aubert
Leaving our mistakes behind us is not always easy. They can haunt us. Sometimes if we can get past our pride we can admit the mistake to others and be able to move on. Sometimes an apology is needed. Sometimes the holy Spirit does amazing things with our mistakes. There is always learning in our mistakes.
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Cathedral showcased in light and sound

NauMai September 2021 The beauty and tranquillity of the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit was explored with a unique ‘light and sound’ installation, on Saturday 14 August, to begin celebrations…