Posts Tagged ‘Pastoral Plan’

PNG & Solomons: Pastoral plan emphasises social concerns Comments 0

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

A new Pastoral Plan for the Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands places great emphasis on the family, the poor, youth, street kids and a wide range of social concerns. The document was officially launched in Goroka on Sunday and is the culmination of two years of work within the church. It Read more

Auckland’s new Pastoral Plan – Seek out those in need Comments 1

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

The Catholic Bishop of Auckland, Patrick Dunn  says his hope is that every person, every parish, every community, every school in the Diocese will look outwards, beyond their own communities to ask ‘Where are the poor, where are people who are suffering in any way and how can I help?’ He was speaking on Pentecost Read more

Archbishop Chong – effective and relevant reponse to challenges Comments 0

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

The Archbishop of Suva, Peter Chong, says the church is faced with a dual commitment and faithfulness. The church has to be faithful to the church’s scripture, tradition, and teachings while at the same time being faithful when attending to the questions, problems and needs of the community. He argues this dual commitment can be Read more