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NZ Catholic bishops express optimism towards meeting of Pope and Trump
24-05-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

The Catholic Bishop of Hamilton Bishop Steve Lowe, in a statement yesterday, echoed the general consensus among Catholic commentators in saying “that while agreement on issues discussed between the two leaders may not be on the cards, it will be an interesting meeting of two of the most prominent figures in the world at this time. […]

Easter Greetings from Bishop Patrick Dunn
16-04-2017 | Karen O'Connell

Easter Greetings from Bishop Patrick Dunn is published on 2017-04-16T01:00:56+12:00 and last modified: 2017-04-12T11:40:11+12:00 by Karen O’Connell

Death of prominent Maori priest
03-04-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

Father Henare Arekatera Tate died on 1 April, aged 79.  Pa Henare, as he was affectionately known, served in many capacities in the Auckland Diocese, especially in the parishes and communities of the Far North which were very dear to his heart. He was born in Rawene, and died there at Rawene Hospital after struggling […]

Auckland diocesan initiative to raise awareness of domestic violence
21-03-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

The Auckland diocesan Justice & Peace Commission’s Social Welfare Anti-Poverty Committee, together with Catholic Social Services, invites people to a one-day workshop to raise awareness of domestic violence issues to parishes and ethnic and cultural communities within the Diocese, with the endorsement of the Catholic Bishop of Auckland, Bishop Patrick Dunn. The workshop aims to […]

Marist Brothers celebrate 200th anniversary
13-03-2017 | Lyndsay Freer

from Brother Richard Dunleavy FMS The caption “Marist Brothers 200” highlights the story of the Marist Brothers, who with their Champagnat associates, friends and ex-students in  80 countries worldwide are celebrating 200 years since St Marcellin Champagnat founded their Congregation on 2 January 1817. Marcellin was one of a number of young priests who, in […]

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