Posts Tagged ‘Kaikoura Eathquake’

Earthquake shaken Wellington Archdiocese asks for Mary’s protection

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Thursday was the feast of the Immaculate Conception, the day Wellingtonians traditionally pray to Mary to protect them from earthquakes. In 1855 Wellington experienced a severe earthquake that rocked the southern part of the North Island. At magnitude 8.2 it was the most powerful ever recorded in New Zealand. The earthquake was caused by movement Read more

Strange twist occurs in anti Tamaki protest

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

An online campaign has been set up asking people to donate to Rainbow Youth using Bishop Brian Tamaki’s name. But Tamaki’s wife has tweeted, her husband will receive a tax return to the value of one third of every donation over $5. Rainbow Youth supporters were encouraged to make the donations in Tamaki’s name, using Read more

Bishop Tamaki agrees his “inspired moment” will be seen as ridiculous by most

Friday, November 18th, 2016

“It was not a prepared or planned message at all – but came at an ‘inspired moment’ before the sermon,” said Bishop Brian Tamaki on his latest blog. “The earthquake that struck midnight Sunday (sic), the 13th of November 2016 was warned of that Sunday morning at 10:45am, during the Sunday morning church service of Read more

Blenheim parish welcomes Auckland diocese support after Kaikoura earthquake

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Auckland Bishop Patrick Dunn is anxious to assist the people who have been affected by the recent and ongoing devastating earthquake in North Canterbury and has called on Auckland Catholics to offer their support. To allow this to happen the diocese of Auckland, through its agency the Catholic Caring Foundation, has launched an appeal. Star of the Read more