Posts Tagged ‘Dunedin Catholic Diocese’

Anglicans celebrate Eucharist in Catholic cathedral

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Last Sunday Dunedin’s Anglicans celebrated their Confirmation Eucharist in St Joseph’s Catholic cathedral after a fire damaged St Paul’s Anglican cathedral earlier in the week. Almost immediately after the fire, two Anglican inner-city churches – All Saints’ Dunedin North and St Matthew’s –  reached out with offers for St Paul’s to join them for worship Read more

Dunedin Bishop resumes duties after time away

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Bishop Michael Dooley has returned to Dunedin diocese and has resumed his duties as bishop after taking some time away. On May 3, Bishop Dooley wrote a letter addressed to his “dear brothers and sisters in Christ” announcing that he would spend some time away from the diocese for personal and spiritual renewal. Read more Read more

A conversation with Dunedin’s bishop-elect Michael Dooley

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Bruce Munro talks to Fr Michael Dooley about church abuse, celibate priests, Jesus and the future of Christianity. Continue reading

Fr Michael Dooley new Dunedin Bishop

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Pope Francis has appointed Father Michael Dooley the seventh Catholic Bishop of the Dunedin Diocese. He says the appointment came as a shock. But he says he has eased into the role after receiving much support. Dooley succeeds Bishop Colin Campbell, who has retired after 14 years in the role. After at first feeling a Read more

Southlanders farewell their own Bishop Len Boyle

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The final requiem mass for Bishop Len Boyle was celebrated in St Mary’s Basilica in Invercargill last Thursday. It was attended by A crowd of several hundred people – many of whom spilled out into the foyer. Clergy from throughout Southland, Otago, New Zealand and Australia were in attendance at the mass, as was Invercargill Read more

Bishop Len Boyle R.I.P. – the farmer who became a Bishop

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Emeritus Bishop Len Boyle of Dunedin has died, surrounded by family and his brother priests, after a short period of ill health. He was 85. He came from a distinguished and well known Winton family known for their involvement with racing, rugby and the hotel trade. Boyle himself had a love of horses. He often Read more

Appeal against Catholic school in Arrowtown dismissed

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

An Arrowtown residents’ appeal against an Environment Court decision which permits St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School to build in Arrowtown has been rejected by High Court Justice Christine French, in a judgment released on Friday last. The Catholic Bishop of  Dunedin, the Most Reverend Colin Campbell, purchased a property on Speargrass Flat Road, Arrowtown, in 2006. Read more