Posts Tagged ‘NZCBC’

Synod document is the Holy Spirit speaking bishop tells Kiwis

Thursday, July 20th, 2023

The Synod’s Working Document is the Holy Spirit talking and Bishop Stephen Lowe is urging people to become familiar with it. Emphasising its importance, Lowe, President of the New Zealand Bishops Conference, describes the document as “another step towards the future”. “This working document is the product of the process of the Church listening to Read more

NZ Synod responses a can of worms too serious to ignore

Monday, August 15th, 2022
Ash Wednesday

The jury is out. The collated data from the diocesan Synod responses have been published for all to read. After the New Zealand Catholic Bishop’s Conference has prepared the synthesis of syntheses, all will be posted to Rome. The can of worms has been opened.  The reading is too serious to ignore. In amongst the Read more

Diocesan Synod syntheses made public

Thursday, June 16th, 2022
Synod Synthesis

Catholic dioceses in New Zealand have completed their synodal consultation and submitted their diocesan synod synthesis to the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC), reports Mr David McLoughlin, NZCBC Communications Adviser. An unrealistic deadline for southern hemisphere countries who were enjoying a summer holiday saw Pope Francis extend the diocesan deadline by four months. “A Read more

Different process – different Roman Missal in Italian

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Jesus’ blood was poured out “per tutti” – “for all” rather than “per molti”, meaning “for many”, according to the new Italian Missal presented to Pope Francis on 28 August. The pope normally celebrates Mass in Italian. The approved Italian translation from Latin of the new Roman Missal comes nine years after the English version Read more

Royal Commission: Catholic Church welcomes Marylands School inquiry

Monday, August 24th, 2020
royal commission

The Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand has welcomed the publication of details of the case study inquiry into the former Marylands School in Christchurch announced by the Royal Commission into Abuse in Care. Marylands was a residential school for children with learning difficulties, run between the mid-1950s and 1984 by the Brothers Hospitallers of Read more

National Liturgy Office looking for administrative assistant.

Monday, June 10th, 2019

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference is looking for an administrative assistant for its Liturgy office. The position is permanent and part-time with the number of hours to be negotiated with the successful candidate. The minimum number being 10 hours per week. The administrative assistant will report to the acting liturgy director. The assistant works Read more

New executive officer for the NZ Bishops’ Conference

Thursday, March 14th, 2019
new executive officer.

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) has announced the appointment of Siobhan Dilly as its new executive officer. Siobhan comes to the role with a strong background in business management. She is currently the Policy Analyst and Projects Manager for the New Zealand Catholic Education Office, after working in organisational management and executive support Read more

Deacon Karatea-Goddard takes on new role with Bishops’ Conference

Friday, February 10th, 2017

The New Zealand bishops have appointed Deacon Danny Karatea-Goddard to a new role with Secretariat for Te Huinga o ngā Pīhopa Katorika o Aotearoa / The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) He will be supporting the secretariat and the bishops in their commitment to Katorika Māori. The role will be a part time one. Read more

Bishops say anti terror laws not specific enough

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The New Zealand Catholic Church recognises the urgency of responding to the threat of ISIS in the Middle East, but it is important that powers under the anti terror laws were not misused in other situations. New Zealand’s Catholic Bishops and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand say the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill is being rushed Read more

NZ cannot stand aloof from suffering in Middle East – Archbishop Dew

Friday, November 21st, 2014

New Zealand cannot stand aloof from involvement in the Middle East when so many people are suffering and dying says Archbishop John Dew, President of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference. He has written to Prime Minister John Key, offering the support of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops for the cautious and measured approach to making Read more