Posts Tagged ‘Palmerston North Diocese’

Appointment of new bishop for Palmerston North could take some time Comments 0

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

A new bishop is yet to be appointed for the Palmerston North Diocese. It could take some time. Cardinal John Dew, Archbishop of Wellington, is still the apostolic administrator of Palmerston North pending the appointment of a new bishop by Pope Francis. Read more Related Posts:Prayers for peace at places of worship in Palmerston NorthCharles Read more

Palmerston North Catholics meet to pray and ask questions Comments 0

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Some parishioners of the Holy Spirit Cathedral Parish in Palmerston North, Monday, gathered for prayer and an opportunity to question the diocese’s leadership about the resignation of Bishop Charles Drennan. They are grieving the loss of their leader and wondering what will happen to him. Drennan resigned after an investigation into a complaint made by Read more

Society of Mary leaving Manawatu at end of 2015 Comments 1

Friday, July 17th, 2015

The Society of Mary is leaving Manawatu. They will leave Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Palmerston North, at the end of 2015. A consequence of this decision is the Society will also scale back its support of Hato Paora College. “The decision to finish reflects our need to consolidate our apostolates and to prioritise our ministries,” Marist Read more

Napier’s new combined parish to sort out buildings Comments 0

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Now that Napier’s three parishes have been combined decisions have to be made about the use of the buildings. The four lay staff and three priests, who previously worked within the three parishes of St Mary’s, St Patrick’s and St Thomas More, are presently working out of the unified parish’s temporary site at St Mary’s Read more

Wellington Archdiocese – up to 50 buildings are earthquake risks Comments 0

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

After completing a preliminary assessment of earthquake risk the Wellington Catholic archdiocese has decided to take a proactive approach and focus on upgrading all its buildings on a prioritised basis, rather than focusing on a single building at a time according to the archdiocese’s administration director Dave Mullin. The Archbishop of Wellington, John Dew, is Read more

Bishop Peter Cullinane – 50 years of service Comments 0

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Bishop Peter Cullinane has retired after almost 32 years as the Bishop of Palmerston North. Bishop Peter was born in Dannevirke, 29 November 1936, was ordained  a priest at Brignole Sale College, Genoa, on 23 December 1961, and ordained as the first Bishop of the newly established Diocese of Palmerston North at St. Patrick’s Palmerston North, Read more