Posts Tagged ‘Diminishing resources’

Archdiocese to review its stock of churches and presbyteries

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Cardinal John Dew, the Archbishop of Wellington, has directed every parish in the archdiocese to review its stock of churches and presbyteries. The review will identify how many churches the parish needs to cater for its Mass count, taking into account the availability of priests and lay pastoral leaders, and the ideal location of the Read more

Can Dunedin Anglicans afford a full-time bishop?

Friday, May 20th, 2016

The retiring Anglican bishop of Dunedin is questioning whether the dioceses can afford to have a full-time bishop. The Rt Rev Dr Kelvin Wright said some very careful thought needs to be given as to how to pay for episcopal ministry in the future. “Maybe some hard choices and some innovations may need to be Read more