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New priest ordained for Dunedin diocese

By NZ Catholic contributor | December 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Jeff Dillon A South Korean, Jaewoo Joseph Lee, was ordained a priest for Dunedin diocese in a joyful ceremony at a Friday evening ordination Mass on November 16, before a large congregation at Immaculate Conception parish in Mosgiel.

Wgtn goes all out for World Day of the Poor

By Rowena Orejana | December 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Wellington went all out for the World Day of the Poor last month as parishes and organisations arranged a variety of activities that reached out to the vulnerable as well as to those who were experiencing difficulties.

Statement for life made on capital’s streets

By Michael Otto | December 20, 2018 | 1 Comment

Amid the pink and blue balloons and the many signs bearing pro-life messages at the second March for Life in Wellington on December 8, one was especially poignant. Carried by a woman, the sign simply read “I miss my baby”.

Gender diversity issues guide for schools

By Rowena Orejana | December 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

The National Centre for Religious Studies has released a document that provides Catholic schools with guidance on how to navigate issues pertaining to gender diversity among young people today.

Retiring principal will miss ‘brotherhood’

By NZ Catholic Staff | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

by SARAH ROBERTS When principal Jim Dale thinks of the brotherhood he’s leaving behind at Sacred Heart College it pulls at his heart strings. 

Restrictions at Tauranga church after initial seismic study

By Michael Otto | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The chapel, kitchen and supper room at St Mary Immaculate church in Tauranga have been withdrawn from scheduled use in the wake of an initial seismic assessment.