Posts Tagged ‘Maori Catholic’

National Hui for Maori Pastoral Care Comments 0

Monday, June 24th, 2019

The inaugural National Māori Pastoral Care Hui was held on 9 May 2019, at Connolly Hall, Wellington. Te Ohu Kai Manaaki, the Māori Pastoral Care Team of the Archdiocese of Wellington, organised the Hui. The bishops nominated the participants as those Church members who are working in Māori pastoral care and Ministry with Māori in Read more

Glistening Taranaki greeted Māori gathered at Hui Aranga Comments 0

Monday, April 29th, 2019
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About 1,800 people gathered at the TSB Hub in Hawera for the Hui Aranga over Easter. ‘Hui Aranga’ means ‘Gathering around the Rising of Jesus’. It is the Māori Catholic celebration of the Easter message. The Hui Aranga began at Ōtaki at Pukekaraka in 1946. This year the hosts were Taranaki, Ngā Pekanga (Waitara) and Read more

Hato Petera: Case for ownership “seems overwhelming” Comments 0

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Hato Petera

A high court judge says the Catholic bishop of Auckland’s substantive case for ownership of the land that Hato Petera College is located on “seems overwhelming”. Late on Tuesday Judge Pheroze Jagose granted the bishop an order to the protesters to leave the land and remove their property within 48 hours. However, he declined a request Read more

Well-know priest and theolgian was a child abuser Comments 0

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Michael Shirres, a Catholic priest and theologian who died in 1997, has been exposed as a child abuser. He worked with Māori communities in the Far North before becoming a University of Auckland theologian. He also wrote and published books about Māori spirituality. The Catholic Bishop of Auckland, Pat Dunn, told the New Zealand Herald that Read more

Briefing paper lists Hato Petera’s financial woes Comments 0

Monday, April 16th, 2018
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A briefing prepared by the ministry for Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis has highlighted some of the severe financial pressures facing Hato Petera College. Only $1,600 of its $200,000 operations grant was being spent on delivering the curriculum. 81 percent of the operations grant is spent on non-teaching personnel. The three office personnel consume 53 Read more

Mo Maria moves Matt Maher Comments 0

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Matt Maher recalled the unexpectedly powerful experience of recently hearing a Maori hymn to Mary in New Zealand. Read More  You will need to scroll down to find the comment Related Posts:Christian Musician Matt Maher’s concert…Tickets now on sale for Aotearoa Catholic Youth FestivalAotearoa Catholic Youth FestivalThe Aotearoa Catholic Youth Festival … one week to Read more

Hāhi Katorika has not kept up with Māori resurgence Comments 0

Monday, November 20th, 2017
Hāhi Katorika

Sister Tui Cadigan says being Catholic and being Māori are two sides of identity but many younger Māori haven’t found ways to reconcile the two. Cadigan is the chair of Te Rūnanga o te Hāhi Katorika ki Aotearoa (National Catholic Māori Council of New Zealand). Te Rūnanga is an advisory council to the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Read more

Maori Catholics gather for a Hui in Auckland Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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A hui for Catholic Māori in the Auckland diocese is to be held this month (November 2017). NZ Catholic reports that the hui, “Te Iwi Māori Katorika”, is to be held at Whaiora Marae in Otara. It aims to strengthen “Mana Māori” within the Church and the diocese and to “consider what leadership structure might Read more

Pa Hemi Hekiera RIP Comments 0

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Pa Hemi Hekiera died in Rotorua on Friday. His priestly ministry was focused on strengthening Maori Catholics as both Māori and Catholic. His sudden death follows the recent deaths of two other priests who spent many years working with Māori Catholics. Fr Wim Tuerlings, a Mill Hill priest died in the Netherlands on 2 December. Read more

Waitangi Day Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral Comments 0

Friday, February 5th, 2016

St Mary of the Angels, Ngākau Tapu (personal parish to Māori) and Te Kainga Marae are hosting a Waitangi Day Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral on Saturday 6 February 2016 at 9am. There is choir practice the night before at 7.30pm at Sacred Heart Cathedral. It’s a great time, under the direction of Robert Oliver Read more