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by PETER GRACE AUCKLAND — Fr Peter Murphy of St Mary’s Parish, Papakura, may be the Johnny Appleseed of meditation. It seems that wherever
by KATHLEEN CASEY CHRISTCHURCH — Earthquakes have plunged Christchurch into a city of contrasts, from badly damaged to almost normal, a situation reflected in Catholic primary schools.
by MICHAEL OTTO WELLINGTON — The many years of work among Wellington’s poor and forgotten by Sr Felix Breen, DOLC, has been acknowledged with a Local
by MICHAEL OTTO AUCKLAND — The most difficult task Claudette Habesch faced in raising her children in Palestine was not letting hatred grow in their hearts. “It has not
by PETER GRACE AUCKLAND — God’s job description is mission, Jesus’ is evangelisation, and ours is discipleship, says priest and professor Fr Anthony Gittins, CSSp.