Tag: kiribati

Keeping the faith alive in Kiribati

Features October 2013 Fr Philip Gibbs SVD Ex-Wellingtonian Fr Philip Gibbs SVD, who’s based in Papua New Guinea, recently spent some time in Kiribati. There, he was impressed with the way people celebrated the Feast of the Assumption (15 August). Fr Philip says, ‘In Kiribati, the Feast of the Assumption is a special time when

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Volunteering in Kiribati

Sue Ryan with Mary Neven rsm from Auckland during a pastoral workshop in 2012.

Archdiocese News Former archdiocesan pastoral support person Sue Ryan has begun a two-year term teaching as a volunteer in Kiribati, an island nation in the central Pacific. Sue has more than 40 years experience as an science educator, beginning at St Mary’s College and Massey University before taking positions in the Palmerston North and Wellington

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