Posts Tagged ‘Napier’

Synod 2015: same, same, but different Comments 0

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Pope Francis has appointed staunch critic, South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier to an otherwise unchanged group of organisers for part two of the Synod on the Family in 2015. Napier was one of a number of strong public critics and at a press conference on October 14 said the initial Synod document’s message of openness Read more

Napier mourns passing of Monsignor Hannigan Comments 0

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Napier’s longest serving priest, Monsignor Timothy Hannigan, 81, died on Sunday. Parishioners watched in shock as he collapsed at the altar during mass, moments after baptising a baby. A doctor and nurses in the church rushed to help but he died by the altar of the church where he had served for 34 years. Originally Read more

Napier election candidates to go to church Comments 0

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Should some election candidates feel the need to say a little prayer about the upcoming big day then they will be in the right place during a planned meeting this Sunday.

Five candidates, Chris Tremain (National), Stuart Nash (Labour), Paul Bailey (Greens), Na Raihania (Maori Party) and Robert Burnside (ACT) will be attending the meet the candidates gathering which has been organised by Inner City Churches and set to be staged at St Paul’s Church in Tennyson St at 3.30pm.

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