Posts Tagged ‘Lorde’

Lorde gives West Auckland mum $10,000 Comments 0

Friday, October 14th, 2016

A West Auckland mother is stunned after superstar songstress Lorde donated $10,000 to help her struggling family. Family of Devora Busch and Richard Barry started a Give a Little page to help the family after they faced losing their home if they could not raise more than $250,000 to fix their leaky home. The Titirangi Read more

Lorde donates $20,000 to help feed hungry Kiwi kids Comments 0

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Singer Lorde has donated $20,000 to a struggling Hutt Valley charity that feeds hungry schoolchildren. Fuel the Need got the donation via its Givealittle page yesterday. An apparent message from the pop star on the website reads “Good on you Manuel and Fuel the Need. Hope this helps a little bit.” The message also says Read more

From presbytery to feeding poor kids for Akld master chef Comments 0

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

A celebrated Auckland master chef who spent some time as a teenager living in a Catholic presbytery is helping feed some of the city’s poorest kids. Michael Meredith, 41, was named as the city’s outstanding chef by the Auckland hospitality industry earlier this year, the second time he was been given this accolade. That is Read more

A normal priest for normal people Comments 0

Friday, February 7th, 2014

With the sometimes rabid exception of people at the ultra-traditionalist fringe of Catholicism who sputter at seeing him being respectful toward non-Catholics and acting “undignified,” Catholics are very pleased with Pope Francis. More notable, though, is the wild adulation he draws from those outside the Church, even more adulation, it appears, than he draws from Read more

What do Pope Francis and Lorde have in common? Comments 0

Friday, December 13th, 2013

MTV’s college channel in namined Pope Francis and pop singer Lorde as its man and woman of the year. MTVU says both figures challenged their followers with unexpected stands. Since becoming Pope, Francis has urged the Catholic Church not to become obsessed with “small-minded rules” The New Zealand teenager Lorde released a debut single, “Royals,” Read more