Posts Tagged ‘NZ Bishops’

NZ Catholic bishops reflect on life Comments 0

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
life

Praising God for the gift of life is common to all world religions. Deep down in the heart of every person is the knowledge that life is precious and often fragile. The worldwide human family recently experienced this belief as we watched with bated breath the heart-warming rescue mission of the Thai boys trapped in Read more

NZ bishops support Kiwi military trainers going to Iraq Comments 6

Friday, February 27th, 2015

New Zealand’s Catholic bishops have backed the New Zealand Government’s decision to deploy military personnel to help train Iraqi forces. The bishops released a statement on February 24, the same day Prime Minister John Key officially announced the deployment of up to 143 personnel. The deployment, likely in partnership with Australia, will probably start in Read more

Gathering from across Oceania Comments 0

Friday, May 16th, 2014

The bishops of Oceania are assembling in Wellington, the largest gathering of bishops in New Zealand since the Federation of Bishops Conferences of Oceania’s first meeting in Auckland in 1994. Pope John Paul II wrote his apostolic exhortation Ecclesia in Oceania in 2001 specifically for the church in this part of the world under the protection of Read more

NZ Catholic education system – New document from Bishops Comments 1

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference has produced a document about the Catholic education system in New Zealand. Catholic Education of School-Age Children outlines the Bishops thoughts about the Catholic education network, the principles which they believe should always underpin its operation and their concerns and hopes for the young people who move through it. The Read more

New Zealand bishops welcome election of Pope Francis Comments 0

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Election of new Pope brings great joy for NZ Catholic Church New Zealand Catholic Bishops awoke this morning to the message ‘Habemus Papem’ we have a Pope and the presentation of newly elected Pope Francis with joy, and excitement. “We’ve been prayerfully watching the Conclave and awaiting an announcement of a new Pope with hope Read more

Roman Missal and Breviary now available on Kindle Comments 0

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

A Vatican consultant with the Pontifical Council for Social Communications has now released the iBreviary for the Kindle. Already available for the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Windows Phone 7, and Android, iBreviary contains the complete Roman Missal, all prayers of the Daily Office, Mass readings and all prayers said and sung during Mass throughout the liturgical years. Read more

No sign of new Roman Missal in New Zealand Comments 0

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

As the English-speaking world began using the new translation of the Mass, there is still no sign of when New Zealand will have its re-printed Roman Missals. As reported in CathNews on November 11, a technical flaw in the printing process means the missal’s introduction to New Zealand is delayed. The Bishops’ November 9 letter Read more