Posts Tagged ‘Covid level Orange’

Holy water shortage. Easter congregations swell

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Easter congregations swell

“We’re back,” was the reaction of one parish priest to the swelling congregations at Easter services. The priest with four churches in the parish told CathNews that all the main services at prime times were full. “I always knew people would come back”, he said in an uplifted tone. “I nearly had to erect a Read more

Bishops celebrate end of Covid restrictions

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops are delighted Covid restrictions are easing. The Government announced on Wednesday a 200-person limit for those with a vaccine pass at a religious gathering such as Mass, says a statement from the bishop’s conference. “It is really welcome that these restrictions are being eased in the middle of Lent and with Read more