Posts Tagged ‘Author’

Manuele living life to the full

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Manuele Teofilo was recently awarded the Chairperson Award at the Oceania Young Writers Conference in Melbourne. The 27-year-old belongs to the Christian Fellowship For Disabled in Auckland. Manuele has been involved in many national camps. Last year he was a volunteer at the Centre and is now a member of the Christian Disability Trust. Manuele Read more

Invercargill conference celebrates the work of Dan Davin

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Writers and academics converged on Invercargill last weekend to celebrate the work of Southland author Dan Davin. “Dan Davin is quite important in the short story scene in New Zealand. He was quite unique, in that his stories were semi-autobiographical,” said Rebecca Amundsen the chairwoman of The Dan Davin Literary Foundation. “He mainly wrote about Read more

Another award for New Zealand priest

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

New Zealand Marist priest and cultural anthropologist Dr Gerald Arbuckle received an award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada at itsĀ annual meeting held in Quebec on 20-23 June. Earlier this year he received a lifetime achievement award in Practical Theology from the Broken Bay Institute. Arbuckle’s essay, “Fundamentalism as an Read more

Jesuit theologian Michael Paul Gallagher dies

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Jesuit theologian and educator Michael Paul Gallagher died in Ireland on November 6 after a short illness. Fr Gallagher, 76, was a former Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Gregorian University in Rome, where he was dean of the theology faculty from 2005 to 2008. Fr Gallagher also lectured in University College, Dublin, as well Read more