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New study confirms marriage easily best for children

By Michael Otto | September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (LifeSiteNews.com) — A new study shows marriage is good for children’s material prosperity, as well as their emotional and spiritual growth. “The United States is steadily separating into a two-caste system with marriage and education as the dividing line,” Heritage Foundation researcher Robert Rector wrote in the study, … Read More about New study confirms marriage easily best for children

Priest masters the ABC of parish visiting

By Michael Otto | September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

by MICHAEL OTTO WELLINGTON — Upper Hutt parish priest Fr Ron Bennett is on track to visit all 1250 homes of Catholic families in his parish by the end of the year. As he does each year. Fr Bennett told NZ Catholic he expected to have visited 820 homes by … Read More about Priest masters the ABC of parish visiting

First NZ Mass anniversary a focus for Year of Faith

By Michael Otto | August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

by MICHAEL OTTO AUCKLAND — Pilgrimages to the Hokianga in 2013 to mark the 175th anniversary of the first Mass said in New Zealand, an outdoor Mass

From the beginning of creation

By Michael Otto | August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

A pastoral letter from the bishops of New Zealand to young New Zealanders Dear Kiwis of Generation Y. As the people who entered adulthood in this millennium, you are being wooed by politicians and advertisers. Your choices will help shape our nation. One such choice is the present legislation about … Read More about From the beginning of creation

Candidate for Auckland diaconate dies suddenly

By Michael Otto | August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

by PETER GRACE WAITARUKE — One of 14 men trained and formed for the diaconate for Auckland diocese, Russell Larkin of Waitaruke, died on August 2, 16 days before he was due to be ordained. Mr Larkin died suddenly on the Thursday afternoon. He was scheduled to be ordained to … Read More about Candidate for Auckland diaconate dies suddenly

ProLife club wins the day in vote at university

By Michael Otto | July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

by PETER GRACE ProLife Auckland is thanking supporters for ensuring the upholding of free speech, and that it is able to continue as an affiliated club at Auckland University. A crowded quad at the university from 1 to 2pm on July 18 heard a number of speakers against and for … Read More about ProLife club wins the day in vote at university