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Honorary Irish in Hastings for St Paddy’s Day

May 2014 News St Patrick’s Day on 17 March was an occasion for celebration for the Caring Companions of St Peter Chanel parish Hastings. The companions hold a social afternoon on the second Thursday of the month for anyone who feels that they would like a bit of company. In March the group celebrated St

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The Passion at St Peter Chanel in Hastings

May 2014 Schools Teresa Neilson On Palm Sunday, the Year 8 students of St Mary’s School Hastings gave a dramatic rendition of the Gospel of Matthew during the 10am Mass at St Peter Chanel parish church. Cayleb McFlynn-Rautoa played the part of Jesus and Evie Olivier took Mary’s role. The women supporting Mary were Sophie

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Seasonal workers honoured

May 2014 Palmerston North Gwen Mardle On Sunday 23 March St Peter Chanel parish hosted a lunch after Mass for seasonal workers in the area. Hastings being the traditional ‘fruit bowl’ of New Zealand, there is always a high demand for orchard workers over the summer and autumn. Most workers come from the Pacific Islands

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