Posts Tagged ‘Lay church’

125 years on an exciting future for Catholic Māori

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

Eucharist, marking the 125th anniversary of the building of Sts Peter and Paul, Kauwhata, Feilding was held on 29 November. It was on that day in 1895 that Archbishop Redwood celebrated the first Mass there. The Church is one of the oldest in New Zealand still in regular use. Run by local Māori, Fr Philip Read more

Priests have no credibility in marriage preparation

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Priests are not the best people to train others for marriage, according to the head of the Vatican’s office for the family. “They have no credibility; they have never lived the experience; they may know moral theology, dogmatic theology in theory, but to go from there to putting it into practice every day … they Read more