Posts Tagged ‘Palmerston North’

Palmerston North missionary family heading for the slums of India

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Next Sunday, Dave and Michelle Mollard from Palmerston North and their children will travel to Delhi in India to undertake missionary and aid work for 14 months. They will work with children and orphans in the slums of India.   Their work will include teaching English to street kids. Read about them in the Manawatu Standard Read more

Symposium in Palmerston North a great success

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

The Diocese of Palmerston North hosted a three day Symposium on Prayer, Contemplation and Liturgy, on 11 – 13 August.  Three hundred people attended the first day and, over the course of three days, a total of three hundred and seventy spent some time there. A spokesperson for the Diocese, Lynette Roberts-King, said that Symposium was a great success and that Read more

Recruiting next generation of priests a priority for Bishop Drennan

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Recruiting the next generation of priests is a priority for Palmerston North’s new Bishop. Charles Drennan was ordained coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Palmerston North last Saturday.  “One aspect that Bishop Peter has also been involved with is trying to promote vocations to the priesthood, because there aren’t many young men in the seminary in New Read more