Posts Tagged ‘Little Company of Mary’

Mary Potter – the first hospice in NZ celebrates 40 years Comments 0

Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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The first hospice to be established in New Zealand, Mary Potter hospice, this week celebrates its 40th anniversary. It was established by the Little Company of Mary to provide free-of-charge palliative care to the people of Wellington, Porirua and Kāpiti. Sister Margaret Lancaster, pictured above, helped establish Mary Potter Hospice 40 years ago. She remains Read more

Little Company of Mary celebrates 100 years in NZ Comments 0

Friday, March 21st, 2014

On March 8 the Little Company of Mary celebrated 100 years since the Sisters came to Aotearoa New Zealand and made the first foundation in Christchurch. Sisters from Korea, England, Australia and Tonga 25 LCM’s were present for the celebration which began with Mass in St Mary’s Pro Cathedral. In his homily Bishop Barry said: Read more

Centenary of death of Venerable Mary Potter Comments 0

Friday, April 5th, 2013

In the early evening of 9th April 1913, Mary Potter, founder of the Little Company of Mary, died at Calvary, Rome. It was not an uncommon dying. There was no struggle, no agony. According to eye witnesses, “she gave a small cry and went to Him whom she loved and for whom she had suffered Read more