Posts Tagged ‘Children’s prayer’

Nativity: With tea-towels on their heads children become shepherds

Monday, December 9th, 2019

The 5pm Mass on Christmas Eve is the big one for the Holy Name community. Several hundred people will gather in the North Dunedin Catholic church for the festive, family-friendly service. The highlight, as it is each year, will be the narrated nativity play presented by 20 or more of the parish children. Preschoolers to Read more

Stratford church’s Dr Seuss light party draws a large crowd

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

There were cats in the hats, Whos from Whoville and maybe even some green eggs and ham at the Dr Seuss-themed Light Party at the War Memorial Centre on Thursday night. The light party was organised by Stratford’s MountainView Vineyard Church as a family-friendly alternative to Halloween. Continue reading Related Posts:Anglicans question implementation of the Read more

Children learning the art of meditation at school

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

At Holy Cross School in Mirimar, Wellington, meditation is seen as another way for children to feel calm and closer to God. It is one of a number of Catholic schools in New Zealand that has adopted the practice of teaching Children to meditate Principal Celeste Hastings said the school had introduced meditation so children could learn Read more