Posts Tagged ‘Bishop of Christchurch’

Together, not alone: Gielen installed as Christchurch bishop

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Michael Gielen, the New Bishop of Christchurch, wants to join the people of Christchurch in new adventures and not go it alone. He is urging priests of the diocese to “have the smell of the sheep”. Gielen said that all the former Christchurch bishops have brought their own personalities and style to the position and Read more

Gielen to continue consolidating Christchurch city parishes

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

The new Christchurch Catholic bishop, Michael Gielen, is quick to praise the work done by the previous Christchurch bishop and apostolic administrator, Paul Martin. Gielen says he is looking forward to continuing Martin’s work to consolidate the city’s parishes. “The work he has done in paving the way for the consolidation and strengthening of our Read more