Catholic News

Memorial Mass for those affected by suicide

By Sue Seconi | December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Parish of Whanganui — Te Parihi Katorika a ki Whanganui in celebrating a Memorial Mass for those affected by suicide, acknowledged that in the past, the Catholic Church did not always get it right in its understanding of the tragedy of someone who took their own life. 

St Mary’s new science block named after former principal

By NZ Catholic Staff | November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

A much-needed architecturally-designed science centre was opened at St Mary’s College in Ponsonby on October 14 to cater to its more than 900 students studying science.   

Major media role for former editor

By Michael Otto | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Former NZ Catholic managing editor Gavin Abraham has been appointed as media and communications director of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.

Cathedral character often there 24/7

By Michael Otto | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visiting St Patrick’s Cathedral in Auckland won’t ever be quite the same following the death of long time cathedral custodian John Toland, who died on September 30, aged 81.

Changing narrative about NZ’s vulnerable kids

By Rowena Orejana | November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Newly-installed Ministry for Vulnerable Children chief executive Grainne Moss said the biggest job of the ministry is to “change the public narrative in New Zealand” about vulnerable children.

Call for stronger environmental policies

By NZ Catholic Staff | November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand has called on the new Parliament of New Zealand to implement stronger policies and frameworks that take account of the impact of environmental degradation on the peoples of Oceania.