Tag: a future full of hope

North city parishes speak

Feature Cecily McNeill The presence of Christ in a welcoming community was one absolute in a sea of questions at a meeting of parishioners from Johnsonville, Khandallah and Newlands last month. The meeting in Khandallah Town Hall on 19 June drew around 55 people keen to discuss how to live their faith and how their

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A future full of hope for the Church in the archdiocese

The 12 pastoral areas of the archdiocese.

Archdiocesan News Cecily McNeill Archbishop John Dew has announced a review of the way the archdiocese is structured which could result in the number of parishes being reduced. A consultation document, A Future Full of Hope, is currently being studied throughout the archdiocese over the next four months. Archbishop John has worked with a focus

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Kapiti parishes jump the gun

Joe Green, Fr Michael McCabe and Deacon Doug Shepherd bless new youth ministers Delwyn Barber and Jacqui McLaughlin.

Archdiocesan News Cecily McNeill Two Kapiti Coast parishes have already responded to Archbishop John’s call to form one parish, asking his permission for an existing process to realise this goal. St Patrick’s Paraparaumu and Our Lady of Fatima Waikanae have been working together on a number of levels since pastoral areas were introduced 10 years

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