Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Dunn’

A big audience for young musicians

Monday, September 21st, 2020

A much bigger audience that expected faced pupils from Whakaaro Tahi Community Trust. Music tutors Jane Hillier and Eli Moore, and a group of music students from Kaitaia’s Pompallier School had a surprisingly big audience when their performance at mass at St Joseph’s Catholic Church was broadcast on National Shine TV, Bishop Dunn (Auckland) saying Read more

Bishop acknowledges priest’s paternity

Thursday, February 15th, 2018
Bishop of Auckland believes Auckland woman’s is daughter of Catholic priest

The Bishop of Auckland says he believes an Auckland woman’s claim that she is the daughter of a Catholic priest. Bishop Patrick Dunn says he has seen and accepted further evidence. The woman has not made her name public and uses the pseudonym ‘Kathleen’. Bishop Dunn says he told the woman that he confirmed this Read more

Auckland bishop labels Madonna material highly offensive

Friday, March 4th, 2016

The Bishop of Auckland, Bishop Patrick Dunn, has described some of pop-singer Madonna’s performances as ‘highly offensive to Christianity’. Bishop Dunn’s comments, made to the New Zealand Herald, came ahead of performances by Madonna in Auckland. “There is no question in my mind that some of Madonna’s material is highly offensive to Christianity and will Read more

Passion play to be staged at Villa Maria winery

Friday, February 27th, 2015

An outdoor passion play is to be staged at Villa Maria winery in south Auckland on the weekend before Easter. The play, portraying the passion of Christ, will be put on by the southern parishes of Auckland diocese on Saturday, March 28. The venue at Villa Maria features a natural amphitheatre, being inside the crater Read more