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Cheryl working for parish renewal

By Michael Otto | May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Divine Renovation framework for parish renewal is underway in several parishes in New Zealand, and Cheryl Surrey is inviting others to embark on this journey.  Mrs Surrey, from Pukekohe, has been appointed as Divine Renovation’s New Zealand Relationship Guide. New Zealand is one of some 75 countries in which … Read More about Cheryl working for parish renewal

Auckland’s Marist Seminary faces repair job

By Rowena Orejana | May 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Marist Seminary at Hopetoun St, Freemans Bay, Auckland, will be repaired “at a significant cost” after its foundations started showing structural issues.   Marist Seminary rector Fr Patrick Breeze, SM, told NZ Catholic that they decided to temporarily move to Vermont St because the buildings at Hopetoun St had become … Read More about Auckland’s Marist Seminary faces repair job

Diocese leads plan to sponsor refugees

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 3, 2022 | 1 Comment

The Catholic Diocese of Auckland is the lead organisation in a partnership formed to resettle Iraqi refugees under Immigration New Zealand’s Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship programme.  The diocese is in a partnership with the Chaldean Catholic Community of St Addai, Papatoetoe, and the Refugee Sponsorship Group.  Under the CORS programme, … Read More about Diocese leads plan to sponsor refugees

Hospices facing funding challenges

By Michael Otto | May 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

The chief executive of Te Korowai Atawhai Mercy Hospice in Auckland is facing funding challenges as a result of Covid-19-related restrictions.  In a video message in a Whanau Mercy Mission newsletter, Dene Coleman said that many institutions like Mercy Hospice are currently facing such issues.  “We don’t receive full funding. … Read More about Hospices facing funding challenges

Theologian says mercy key to understanding Pope

By Rowena Orejana | April 29, 2022 | 1 Comment

To understand the papacy of Pope Francis, one must look at it in the light of the Father’s Divine Mercy.  This was the reflection shared by Te Kupenga Catholic Theological College moral theologian Fr Bernard Teo, CSsR, at a Zoom talk held on February 25.  Pope Francis, who celebrated his … Read More about Theologian says mercy key to understanding Pope

NZCEO in collaboration with Gallagher

By NZ Catholic Staff | April 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

Leading security manufacturer, Gallagher, has entered into a long-term collaborative agreement with the New Zealand Catholic Education Office (NZCEO) as a major sponsor, to help support and promote the aspirations of future generations within the Catholic and wider integrated schools’ sector that NZCEO serves.   “Gallagher is a renowned global innovator … Read More about NZCEO in collaboration with Gallagher