Posts Tagged ‘Danny Karatea-Goddard’

Sisters of Compassion have new co-chief executive

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

The Sisters of Compassion’s new co-chief executive is Deacon Danny Karatea-Goddard. Karatea-Goddard’s appointment was made by Māori-Tumu Whakarae of the Sisters of Compassion Group, the religious order founded by Meri Hōhepa Mother Suzanne Aubert. He will join Dr Chris Gallavin, appointed in March last year, in the co-chief executive position. Karatea-Goddard has been the Māori Read more

Maori Catholics gather for a Hui in Auckland

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

A hui for Catholic Māori in the Auckland diocese is to be held this month (November 2017). NZ Catholic reports that the hui, “Te Iwi Māori Katorika”, is to be held at Whaiora Marae in Otara. It aims to strengthen “Mana Māori” within the Church and the diocese and to “consider what leadership structure might Read more

Pōwhiri for newly appointed Turanga Maori and his wife

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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A pōwhiri at the  Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Wellington, on Monday 27 February, welcomed Deacon Danny Karatea-Goddard and his wife Maru.  Danny has been appointed the new Tūranga Māori in the Archdiocese of Wellington. Hundreds of whānau, students, staff and friends travelled to Wellington to join people from the Archdiocese at the pōwhiri. The bishop of Read more

Deacon Karatea-Goddard takes on new role with Bishops’ Conference

Friday, February 10th, 2017

The New Zealand bishops have appointed Deacon Danny Karatea-Goddard to a new role with Secretariat for Te Huinga o ngā Pīhopa Katorika o Aotearoa / The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) He will be supporting the secretariat and the bishops in their commitment to Katorika Māori. The role will be a part time one. Read more

Honouring our roots: Why the Church in NZ needs a culture shift

Friday, June 13th, 2014

“It is as Maori that the Lord calls you, it is as Maori that you belong to the Church, the one body of Christ.” These were the words of Pope St John Paul II on his visit to our shores in 1986. His words were powerful then and are just as powerful now because in Read more