Posts Tagged ‘Family Life International’

NZ pro-life rosary crusade planned for December 8

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

At 3 pm on December 8th, the feast of the Immaculate Conception, all around New Zealand, people in parishes and other holy places take part in the NZ Pro-Life Rosary Crusade. They will be praying will be to defend life, from conception to natural death. On the same day parishes, groups, families and people of Read more

Book about the family to be launched in Wellington

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

A new book aimed at strengthening the family to become communities of life and love is to be launched in Wellington in November. Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive has been written and compiled by Patricia Alfonso-Sison. It is based on the preparatory catechism of the same title from the 8th World Meeting of Families, Read more

Young women need more help to see abortion is not the only option

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

It is important pregnant mothers who feel they have no other option than to have an abortion know there are people who are ready to listen, to be a friend, and to work through their situation in a caring, confidential manner says Michelle Kaufman. Kaufman is the Communications Director of Family Life International NZ. “Abortion Read more

Cardinal Pell – Synod will endorse teaching on family

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Cardinal George Pell says when it comes to October’s Synod of Bishops on the Family,  “the synod will massively endorse the tradition” of the Church’s teachings on marriage. He believes synod delegates “will recognize that the Christian tradition of St. John Paul the Great, Benedict, the Council of Trent, is well established … and I Read more

Cardinal Dew’s appointments cause pro life coalition concern

Friday, May 1st, 2015

The international coalition Voice of the Family has expressed serious concern about the appointment of Cardinal John Dew as a member the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, which are two dicasteries of the Holy See. Voice of the Family is an initiative of Catholic laity from major pro-life/pro-family organisations around Read more

Pro life group’s Lenten campaign a prayer vigil not a protest

Friday, February 20th, 2015

40 Days for Life prayer vigils began outside Wellington Hospital and across the road from the Auckland Medical Aid Centre (AMAC) on Ash Wednesday. The vigils are part of a worldwide Lenten campaign aimed at protecting mothers and babies from abortion. They will continue till Palm Sunday. 40 Days of Life is not a political campaign, Read more

Family Life supports denying communion to pro abortion politicians

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Family First International New Zealand leader Dame Colleen Bayer  is has signed a declaration calling on the bishops of the Catholic Church to deny Communion to pro-abortion politicians. She is one of fifty two pro-life leaders from sixteen nations attending the first annual Rome Life Forum in Vatican City. They have all signed the declaration in Read more

Family Life international Facebook page attacked

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Family Life International New Zealand’s Facebook page has been attacked, forcing the organisation to pull them down. FLI communications director, Michelle Kaufman, who is in charge of the group’s website and Facebook page, said the attack happened fast. “One of the interesting things about the comments made in the Facebook attack is that none of Read more

New Centre for Life opened in Dunedin

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Family Life International New Zealand’s new John Paul II Centre for Life in Dunedin was officially opened on Sunday the 10th of November by Bishop Colin Campbell who is the Centre’s Patron. Before the blessing ritual, Bishop Campbell expressed his enthusiasm for the Centre, and for pro-life work in general. He reminded the crowd of the Read more

Centre for Life opens for business

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

A New Dunedin Catholic ”crisis pregnancy centre” is training staff and overwhelmed with support. Co-ordinator Frank Fischer (42), of Dunedin, said the centre, run by the Family Life International John Paul II Centre for Life, was training staff to be ready for its first clients – troubled pregnant women seeking assistance. Continue reading