Posts Tagged ‘Paul Martin’

New site for Christchurch Catholic cathedral rumoured

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

A new Catholic Cathedral in Christchurch could be built on a site beside the Avon River, a new four-minute documentary suggests. The documentary begins with filmmaker Gerard Smyth telling Paul Martin, the Catholic bishop of Christchurch, that he has heard “rumours” that the cathedral might be moving. To which Martin replies “It is very interesting Read more

Bishop Martin tells ordination crowd Christchurch is now home

Monday, March 5th, 2018
Bishop Paul Martin Bishop of Christchurch

An optimistic crowd on Saturday packed a very hot Christchurch Boys’ High School auditorium for the ordination of Bishop Paul Martin SM. Martin, ordained the tenth Bishop of Christchurch on 3 March 2018, by Cardinal John Dew, succeeds Bishop Barry Jones, who died in February 2016. In a ceremony involving Latin, Māori and English, Pope Francis’ Read more

St Pat’s Kilbirnie gets artificial turf

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Last week St Patrick’s College Kilbirnie opened its new artificial turf. Wellington City Council covered $800,000 of the floodlit artificial turf’s $1.7 million bill. The responsibility for finding the remaining $900,000 to fund the artificial turf has been accepted by the St Patrick’s College Foundation. Some avenues of revenue generation have already been identified. The Marist Read more

St Patricks College backtracks on parade detentions

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

St Patricks College appears to have pulled the pin on a decision to give lunchtime detention to about 200 pupils who attended the Rugby World Cup victory parade in Wellington.

Pupils at St Pat’s Town in Kilbirnie emerged from the school hall chanting ”All Blacks” after the school called an early end to their punishment this afternoon.

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