Posts Tagged ‘Book Launch’

“Windows on a Women’s World” – Dominican Sisters in New Zealand

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

A new book on the history of the Dominican Sisters in New Zealand, Windows on a Women’s World, has recently been launched. It chronicles the transformation of the Sisters from a closed order to a congregation of religious women who became integrated in the wider community. The author, Susannah Grant, was commissioned by the Dominicans Sisters Read more

Book about the family to be launched in Wellington

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A new book aimed at strengthening the family to become communities of life and love is to be launched in Wellington in November. Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive has been written and compiled by Patricia Alfonso-Sison. It is based on the preparatory catechism of the same title from the 8th World Meeting of Families, Read more

New book explores fairness in New Zealand

Friday, March 28th, 2014

On Friday, March 21st, in Auckland, Accent Publications launched its latest title: “But is it fair?” Subtitled Faith Communities & Social Justice, the book is edited by Neil Darragh, and explores a faith response to inequality in using 31 people’s stories about  faith communities that promote fairness in New Zealand. Darragh has divided the book into five sections: Sources and traditions, Read more

Liberation Theology father welcomed at Vatican

Friday, February 28th, 2014

The father of Liberation Theology, Fr Gustavo Gutierrez, has been warmly welcomed at a book launch at the Vatican. Fr Gutierrez, a Peruvian theologian, contributed two chapters to “Poor for the Poor: the Mission of the Church” by Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the head of the Church’s doctrinal watchdog. Pope Francis wrote the preface to the Read more

Bishop Brian Tamaki happy with book about Destiny Church

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Bishop Brian Tamaki says a new book about him and the Destiny Church, “Destiny: The life and times of a self-made apostle”  is “not all negative”.  In fact, he says, primarily the book is quite positive, and tells the story of Destiny Church which has grown to something from nothing. “I’m feeling quite, wow, chuffed,” he Read more

Book Launch – History of St Bede’s College

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

On Sunday St Bede’s College in Christchurch relaunched its centennial celebration which had been put on hold earlier this year as consequence of the earthquake. To mark the occasion a Mass was celebrated, followed by a dinner and the launching of the centennial book, The Faith of Our Fathers, the History of St Bede’s College. It is Read more