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The art of confusion

By Nevil Gibson | October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most years produce an incomprehensible movie that is celebrated by critics and audiences alike. The year of Covid-19 looks likely to have more than its share since the release of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, which many are hoping will lead to an industry recovery. Nolan is a leading practitioner in the … Read More about The art of confusion

Which party should get your vote in the 2020 General Election? – Part 2

By NZ Catholic Staff | October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

As part of NZ Catholic’s coverage of the 2020 General Election, seven significant political parties were invited to submit 300-word candidate statements explaining why you, our readers, should give your party vote to their particular party. Each party was asked to submit a statement by a candidate who is Catholic … Read More about Which party should get your vote in the 2020 General Election? – Part 2

Which party should get your vote in the 2020 General Election? Part 1

By NZ Catholic Staff | October 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

As part of NZ Catholic’s coverage of the 2020 General Election, seven significant political parties were invited to submit 300-word candidate statements explaining why you, our readers, should give your party vote to their particular party. Each party was asked to submit a statement by a candidate who is Catholic … Read More about Which party should get your vote in the 2020 General Election? Part 1

A recipe for living as members of God’s church community

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | October 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

October 4: 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Readings: 1. Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm: 80; 2. Philippians 4:6-9; Gospel: Matthew 21:33-43. Much in these readings speaks of great activity; activity that is sometimes fruitless. These passages, however, mostly aim to encourage the production of fruit that results from good and careful land … Read More about A recipe for living as members of God’s church community

The Practice of Holy Ecology

By NZ Catholic contributor | October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By NEIL VANEY  Start at the very beginning  Psychologists tell us that, if you want to become a more loving person, you start by carrying out works of love. Likewise, if you are open to “ecological conversion”, the best place to start is in your own backyard. Planting a garden, learning to compost, putting a … Read More about The Practice of Holy Ecology

Expansion for Whanganui order

By NZ Catholic contributor | October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

by MOTHER MARY MADELEINE, OP   When New Zealand went into a Covid-19 lockdown earlier this year, the Dominican Sisters of Wanganui were left with a “bubble”, consisting of 23 nuns, 11 boarders, two house mothers and one Dominican friar. These numbers explain why the sisters have a building programme.   Building projects for the sisters include an accommodation block and temporary chapel, an extension to the refectory and the construction of a … Read More about Expansion for Whanganui order