Posts Tagged ‘Multicultural parish’

Review poses pastoral questions for NZ’s multicultural church

Thursday, October 6th, 2022
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The Catholic community’s multicultural population is continuing to grow and develop and this raises significant pastoral issues. These are the results of the Archdiocese of Wellington’s just-released two-year review of its ethnic communities. “The Review was a response to the recommendation from the 2017 Synod,” says Maya Bernardo, the Archdiocese’s Launch Out Programme Formator and Read more

Can a parish priest make everyone happy in a multicultural parish?

Monday, August 7th, 2017

A wet knot on a pair of sneakers is hard to untie – even harder when they’re on your feet. As the pastor of a multigenerational, multicultural, and multilingual (Spanish, Vietnamese, and English) parish, I at times feel responsible for untying a lot of wet knots. Farm workers from Central Mexico founded the parish where Read more