Posts Tagged ‘Cardial John Dew’

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand celebrates its jubilee Comments 0

Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Last Thursday, Cardinal John Dew and new Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand Novatus Rugambwa celebrated a special Mass to mark the jubilee year of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand. Fifty years ago, the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference/He Huinga o ngā Pīhopa Katorika o Aotearoa, established national bodies for Catholic overseas aid, justice and peace, and Read more

Strangers pray on the floor of the House Comments 0

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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On Tuesday the speaker of New Zealand’s parliament, the right honourable Trevor Mallard, invited a multi-faith group into the House to join him as an imam led them in prayer. It was the first time Parliament had opened with a Muslim prayer, to the best knowledge of the Speaker’s Office. The interfaith group included representatives Read more

Lectio Divina: next Sunday’s Mass readings will be different Comments 2

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

This coming Sunday parishioners at Catholic churches in New Zealand will notice the Liturgy of the Word is a little different: the Gospel will be prayed using an ancient process called Lectio Divina (Holy Reading). “This Lectio Divina initiative is a way the Archdiocese is responding to the plea of Pope Francis to make the Read more