Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Enquiry Centre’

A video competition for students – ‘Saints next Door”

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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The Catholic Enquiry Centre (CEC) has launched a video competition calling on students to share the stories of ‘saints’ in their lives. The competition ‘Saints Next Door’ is open to young people of all faiths and denominations. In 2018, Pope Francis shared a letter about saints. He explained that saints needn’t be mystical people from Read more

The Catholic Enquiry Centre in a digital age – Bishops ask for prayers.

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

CEC is reaching out to new audiences through social media, video and special events. This year it sponsored Vatican Observatory Director and world-renown astronomer, Br Guy Consolmagno in a nationwide tour. In addition, it has developed a new social media brand, Catholic Discovery and is working closely with Catholic agencies and schools in spreading the Read more

Catholic Discovery – a new face for the Catholic Enquiry Centre

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Catholic Discovery is a new approach The Catholic Enquiry Centre (CEC) has developed in an attempt to broaden its target audience. They are on the look-out for good stories, so if you have any to let them know. To get an idea of what they are looking for: Click here to view the Catholic Discovery on Read more

New leadership at the Catholic Enquiry Centre

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The bishops have appointed Fr Neil Vaney as part-time Chaplain and Mr Dave Mullin as Acting Director to the Catholic Enquiry Centre. Following the announcement that Fr Allan Jones would end his term and after some reflection it was decided to split the role  A part-time Chaplain, responsible for supporting enquirers spiritually and pastorally and Read more

Catholic Enquiry Centre first to adopt .nz domain

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Catholic Enquiry Centre is New Zealand’s first Catholic organisation to adopt the new .nz domain name. Until yesterday the Catholic Enquiry Centre’s virtual home was however from around 1:15pm yesterday the New Zealand Catholic Enquiry Centre can be reached at “It’s a positive way to brand the Centre”, Catholic Enquiry Centre Director, Fr Allan Jones Read more

Faith in Art exhibition to mark 50 years of the Catholic Enquiry Centre

Friday, June 24th, 2011

50 years ago this year, Fathers Brian Ashby (later to be Bishop of Christchurch) and Maurice Ryan established a Catholic Enquiry Centre where people could anonymously or confidentially enquire about matters Catholic and receive an authoritative reply. To celebrate this milestone there will be a display of art works from local parishioners and senior Catholic Read more