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Life Teen Summer Camp re-ignites teens’ spiritual sparks with the real presence of Christ

By NZ Catholic contributor | February 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

By MINA AMSO Hundreds of teenagers from throughout New Zealand enjoyed Life Teen Summer Camp last month, with a memorable theme to reflect upon – “the real presence”. Activities co-ordinator Thomas Dravitzki said that the planning team was “delighted” with the turnout this year, with nearly 200 youngsters turning up. … Read More about Life Teen Summer Camp re-ignites teens’ spiritual sparks with the real presence of Christ

Palmerston North bishop argues for Catholic thought in the public square today

By Michael Otto | February 16, 2024 | 2 Comments

By MICHAEL OTTO Is there a case for Roman Catholic thought in the public square today? That was the question put by Palmerston North Bishop John Adams in a homily at the Te Kupenga Catholic Theological College inaugural Mass for 2024 celebrated at Sacred Heart church, Ponsonby. The answer, Bishop … Read More about Palmerston North bishop argues for Catholic thought in the public square today

Catholic mother of 2 killed in Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade mass shooting

By OSV News | February 16, 2024 | 1 Comment

(OSV News) – Lisa Lopez-Galvan, a Catholic mother of two and beloved disc jockey for the KKFI radio station in Kansas City, Missouri, was killed on February 14 amid a mass shooting following the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory parade. “It is with sincere sadness and an extremely heavy and … Read More about Catholic mother of 2 killed in Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade mass shooting

Catholic experts share tips for navigating Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day

By OSV News | February 14, 2024 | 1 Comment

By KATIE YODER WASHINGTON (OSV News) – Catholic couples and liturgical experts are advising how to observe Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the Latin Church’s penitential season of Lent leading up to Easter – which falls on Valentine’s Day, February 14, this year. The former is a day of prayer, … Read More about Catholic experts share tips for navigating Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day

Paris Archdiocese reveals how the grandeur of Notre Dame Cathedral’s reopening will look

By OSV News | February 9, 2024 | 1 Comment

PARIS (OSV News) – The reopening of Notre Dame Cathedral, scheduled for December 8, will be “six months of celebration and praise”, the archbishop of Paris said in a pastoral letter. The iconic cathedral will reopen five years and 10 months after the devastating fire in April, 2019. Archbishop Laurent Ulrich … Read More about Paris Archdiocese reveals how the grandeur of Notre Dame Cathedral’s reopening will look

Law student’s artwork explores theme of Mary, mother of all

By Michael Otto | February 5, 2024 | 2 Comments

By NZ CATHOLIC staff A painting that is a modern interpretation and exploration of Mary as Mother of God and mother of all, was unveiled at The Logos Centre – Whānau Maria in central Auckland on December 14. “E Maria e matou whaea (Mary, Our Mother)”, an oil on canvas, … Read More about Law student’s artwork explores theme of Mary, mother of all