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Time for every purpose

By Nevil Gibson | May 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

If every day seems to be like yesterday, and the one you might have tomorrow, you are in a “time loop”, or sensing what the French call déja vu. It’s popped up several times lately in movies, perhaps reflecting or coinciding with the past year of lockdowns and people working remotely … Read More about Time for every purpose

Celebrating Catholic Schools

By NZ Catholic contributor | May 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

By James Bentley, principal of St Peter’s College, Auckland There are many reasons families look for a Catholic secondary school education. A faith-based, traditional education, with an emphasis on pastoral care and community, is attractive to many. Most Catholic secondary schools have waiting lists and are unable to keep up … Read More about Celebrating Catholic Schools

A presence that empowers us to share the Good News

By Fr Kevin Waldie sm | May 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

May 2: Fifth Sunday of Easter.  Readings: 1. Acts 9:26-31; Psalm 22; 2. 1 John 3:18-24; Gospel: John 15:1-8. As the Easter Season progresses, the Scripture readings impress upon us the empowering presence of the Risen Lord with us, while we live out our own personal vocations. Paul’s call to become … Read More about A presence that empowers us to share the Good News

Top journalist working for SVDP

By Michael Otto | April 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

One of New Zealand’s finest journalists in modern times, Simon Collins, has retired from journalism, and has started a part-time role as a budget advisor at the Society of St Vincent de Paul in Otahuhu. Mr Collins finished work at the New Zealand Herald on March 24, and started at … Read More about Top journalist working for SVDP

50 golden years as an LCM Sister

By NZ Catholic contributor | April 30, 2021 | 1 Comment

by Sr HELENA KEARNS, LCM Sr Lusia Tupou was the first Tongan woman to enter the Little Company of Mary. On arrival in New Zealand, she worked at Calvary Hospital in Wellington, then entered the Little Company of Mary. She completed her novitiate in Christchurch, and trained as an enrolled … Read More about 50 golden years as an LCM Sister

The Tablet ceases publication

By NZ Catholic Staff | April 30, 2021 | 1 Comment

by PETER OWENS The Tablet (the southern New Zealand version) is no more. The last issue has been published, and this ends a long and distinguished history of outlets with that name in this country, from the foundation of the original one by Bishop Patrick Moran of Dunedin in 1873. … Read More about The Tablet ceases publication