Posts Tagged ‘Church money raising’

Catholic University can’t auction ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress

Monday, May 30th, 2022

A federal judge on Monday blocked a Catholic University from auctioning off a gingham dress worn by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz,” one day before it was set to be put up for bids that some expected to generate up to $1.2 million for the school’s drama department. Read more

Why the vast church buildings in Pacific countries?

Friday, November 13th, 2015

The Archbishop of Suva Peter Loy Chong says Pacific Island countries are known for their vast church buildings. “Throughout the Pacific, we see churches and in Samoa, they can have two in one village, so it shows something and that is the hunger for God in probably third world countries,” he said. “It also shows Read more

Raising money to build new church in Flat Bush

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

A Catholic church is to be built in Flat Bush. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland, Patrick Dunn, has confirmed the church will be built on Chapel Road, Flat Bush, on land owned by the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. The land is opposite Barry Curtis Park near the school campus shared by Sancta Maria Catholic Read more

A church’s attitude directly affects its members gambling habits

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

New research shows a church’s position on gambling directly affects its congregation. Whether Pacific people gambled was largely influenced by their church, and whether the denomination endorsed gambling or not, researchers found. Additionally, the study found that New Zealand offered more gambling opportunities and more free time than Pacific countries, and many study participants viewed Read more