Posts Tagged ‘Catherine Hannan’

Hildegard of Bingen

Friday, October 12th, 2012

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 I went to an ecumenical sharing service in Wellington in honour of Hildegard of Bingen being made the 35th Doctor of the Catholic Church. At approximately the same time the Opening Mass for the Synod on the New Evangelisation was being celebrated in St. Peter’s in Rome and the doctorates Read more

The “Live Below The Line” challenge

Friday, September 7th, 2012

A couple of weeks ago Jonah Lomu announced that for 5 days this month he and his family were each going to live on just $2.25 a day.   This is to raise awareness for UNICEF”s “Live Below the Line” challenge. I admire his intention but will this really help the poor? Saturday’s DomPost Your Weekend Read more

Compassion Centre Soup Kitchen Community Garden.

Friday, August 10th, 2012

A glass house for the Compassion Centre Soup Kitchen is the latest addition to the Owhiro Bay Community Garden. Guests of the soup kitchen can now raise seedlings for their garden plot, with the help of staff members Sr Christina Williams and Lorraine Irwin. Guests were last year introduced to the garden by its coordinator, Read more

So this is news? These are people we are talking about

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

If this is what news editors think we want to read what kind of commentary is it on our society? Last month I was away from New Zealand for a couple of weeks. On my return I scanned the local papers for a couple of days to catch up on what had been going on Read more