Posts Tagged ‘Noviciate’

Haunted South Island Monastery up for sale

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

A building near Timaru that has a Historic Places Category 2 listing with Heritage New Zealand is once again up for sale. Robert Young, the vendor, says he has researched the history of Claremont Castle. But he hasn’t traded on any ghost stories as has the former owner, Mr West. In 2001, West offered $100 Read more

Society of Mary sells former novitiate farm at Highden

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The Society of Mary is selling Highden farm in Manawatu ending an association with the property that goes back to 1922. The homestead was owned by the society for 67 years and for 64 of those it was the house of formation for novice priests and brothers. The house was sold in 1990 but the Read more