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Legend survives fictional life

By Nevil Gibson | November 18, 2022 | 0 Comments

The decline of Netflix is an example of Mark Twain’s saying that rumours of his death are greatly exaggerated. A drop in global subscriptions, due to a more competitive environment, was reversed in the company’s latest report.  A more interesting aspect of Netflix’s future is whether it will embrace theatrical … Read More about Legend survives fictional life

Former Apostolic Nuncio to NZ dies in Ireland

By NZ Catholic Staff | November 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Patrick Coveney – a long-serving Apostolic Nuncio to Aotearoa New Zealand – has died in Crosshaven, County Cork, Ireland, aged 88. Archbishop Coveney was Nuncio in Wellington from 1996 to 2005, and by his long service became Dean of the Diplomatic Corps here.   Born in Ireland in 1934, he … Read More about Former Apostolic Nuncio to NZ dies in Ireland

Musings on our synod process and outcomes

By Sue Seconi | November 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference’s national synthesis that was sent to Rome on August 16 completes New Zealand’s stage in the synodal process. Responses from each diocese were categorised under six themes: Inclusion, Gathering, Leadership, Education and Formation, Mission, and Synodality and Change.  This will combine with other syntheses … Read More about Musings on our synod process and outcomes

Chch diocese mourns passing of two priests

By NZ Catholic Staff | November 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Christchurch diocese has mourned the loss of two of its priests, Msgr William (Bill) Middleton and Fr Bryan Parish.  Msgr Middleton passed away on October 12, while Fr Parish departed this life on October 6. They served the diocese for 58 years and 60 years respectively.  At the Requiem Mass … Read More about Chch diocese mourns passing of two priests

Synod listening sessions for Oceania

By NZ Catholic Staff | November 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Federation of the Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania is holding an online preparatory event in November for the FCBCO’s February Suva general assembly.  The preparatory event, titled Our Ocean Home, has been scheduled for two hours on each day of November 28th, 29th and 30th, from 5pm to 7pm New … Read More about Synod listening sessions for Oceania

Guidebook marks the anniversary of Auckland church

By Rowena Orejana | November 11, 2022 | 0 Comments

by JOHN SHAW   The Auckland parish of St Michael’s, Remuera, is to publish a guidebook as one of the ways the 90th anniversary of its parish church is to be celebrated next year.   On its superb position on the Remuera ridge the imposing basilica of St Michael is one of … Read More about Guidebook marks the anniversary of Auckland church