Posts Tagged ‘Denis Browne’

Bishops to receive University’s highest honour

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

The former Anglican and Catholic Bishops of Hamilton are both to receive the University of Waikato’s highest honour Archbishop Sir David Moxon and Emeritus Bishop Denis Browne will be recognised for their outstanding leadership and contributions to the Waikato community at the University’s graduation ceremony in April. They will both receive honorary doctorates. Sir David Read more

Denis Browne – 38 years a bishop, 52 years a priest

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The retiring Bishop of Hamilton, New Zealand, has been a bishop for 38 years, serving in three dioceses, The Cook Islands, Auckland and Hamilton. He has been a priest for 52 years. “Looking back over nearly 38 years as a Bishop in three different Dioceses, I am grateful for the wonderful support and loyalty that Read more

New Bishop for Hamilton

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Fr. Stephen Lowe has been appointed the third Bishop of Hamilton in New Zealand. He replaces bishop Denis Browne who has retired. He is at present Director of formation at the National Seminary, Holy Cross College. Hearing of the announcement Bishop Browne said, “I am delighted that Hamilton will receive a Bishop with such pastoral Read more

Bishop Browne: Hunger in an agricultural country hard to believe

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Bishop Denis Browne

Hunger in an agricultural country where the shops and even the garbage bins are full of food seems too hard to believe, said Hamilton Bishop Denis Browne said on Thursday. The NZ Herald reports Bishop Browne is calling on the Government to allow different policy options for food programmes in schools to be examined and Read more

Bishop Denis Browne celebrates a double

Friday, July 20th, 2012

The bishop of the Hamilton diocese, in New Zealand, Denis Browne, has just celebrated a double anniversary; the jubilee of his priesthood and 35 years as a bishop. Before being appointed as the second bishop of Hamilton, in 1994, Bishop Denis was the bishop of Rarotonga from 1977 to 1983, and bishop of Auckland from 1983 Read more