Posts Tagged ‘deaths’

Leo Buchanan changed the lives of Kiwi children Comments 0

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Leo Francis John Buchanan RIP, was a well-known paediatrician, proud Māori, devout Catholic, rugby nut and a lover of art and music. His daughter, Rachel Buchanan,  says he helped thousands of Kiwi children flourish, particularly through his work to increase breastfeeding rates in Māori communities, save premature babies and help children with Attention  Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Continue reading Related Posts:Mothers need Read more

Fr Des Levins R.I.P. Comments 0

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Fr Des Levins had died peacefully at Nazareth Rest Home on 25 March. The people of Whanganui, where he worked for 25 years, remember him with affection Read more Related Posts:Fleeing wars in search of a safer lifeBrady Bunch mum’s Catholic example remembered by…Ireland’s Bishop Daly of Bloody Sunday fame diesA sympathetic makeover converts and Read more

Two of Wellington’s senior priests died on Sunday Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Two of senior Wellington priests died last Sunday. Father Brian Fletcher died at the Home of Compassion at about 2pm. Monsignor John Broadbent died at Wellington Public Hospital at about 7.30pm. Related Posts:Earthquake shaken Wellington Archdiocese asks for…Last Catholic priest to survive Dachau camp diesPrayer service for Aldrich Viju, boy who died in playground…Well-known nun’s Read more

World Cup injustice Comments 0

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Where once an event like the Olympics or the World Cup may have been seen as a triumph of corporate and athletic enterprise, today’s world counts the cost of games much more carefully. Previous events have left countries with decaying venues and huge bills that take years to pay off. Local communities are increasingly unhappy Read more