"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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Dear friendsSince June of last year I have had difficulty walking due to pain in my legs. I have greatly missed my early morning walks and the beauty of the harbour in its many changing moods. The problem has been identified as being in my spine, and on 21 March I will be having spinal surgery. It will be followed by a period of convalescence. There won’t be postings on this Facebook page during this time. Thank you all for your support and the appreciation you have offered during the years this page has been in operation. With best wishes and blessings Cardinal John Dew, Archbishop of Wellington ... See MoreSee Less
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