Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Service’

New Zealand memorial service for Jean Vanier Comments 0

Monday, May 13th, 2019

A national memorial service for Jean Vanier will be held at St. Gregory’s Catholic Church, Bishopdale, Christchurch on Saturday, June 8th at 11:00 am. It’s open to the public. There will be a few smaller memorial services around the country that will be announced soon, but the Christchurch one is the primary one. The L’Arche Read more

Samoa remembers tsunami Comments 0

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Memorial services have been held to commemorate the 29 September 2009 tsunami which ripped through villages, homes and businesses, killing 143 people in Samoa, 34 in American Samoa and 9 in Tonga. Radio New Zealand International reports that memorial church services were held, in the coastal villages of Upolu and people marched in black and Read more

New Plymouth Church hosts 9/11 memorial service Comments 0

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Just hours before they took the field against Ireland in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday, the USA Eagles were given a psychological boost at a 9/11 memorial service in New Plymouth. The service in St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church was attended by US dignitaries, including the US Ambassador to New Zealand David Huebner. Hundreds of Read more