Posts Tagged ‘Pompallier House’

Chance phone call sheds new light on Pompallier mission

Monday, September 14th, 2020

A chance phone call between Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Northland Manager Bill Edwards and retired solicitor Rick Norris has added a new layer of information about Pompallier House Read more Related Posts:Pope Francis and Joe Biden talk on phoneMission to Seafarers’ call for funding heededNZ women support call for female Catholic bishop of LyonCardinal Read more

New tourist experience at Russell’s Pompallier Mission

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Clendon Cottage is now a new visitor centre for the neighbouring historic Catholic mission printery Pompallier Mission. The new centre has an admissions area, gift shop and improved staff facilities, and replaces a cramped Gatehouse which has funnelled visitors on to the site for more than two decades. Pompallier Mission’s property manager, Scott Elliffe, said Read more

Christmas cheer comes to Pompallier Mission

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Christmas cheer will be coming to Russell once again this year at the annual Carols @ Pompallier concert at Pompallier Mission, the Heritage New Zealand property in Russell, Bay of Islands. Local groups and soloists will perform traditional festive favourites as well as modern Christmas songs as part of the show, which takes place on Read more

Bishop Pompallier brought new media to the Maori

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Last week the Australian Catholic Media Congress took place in Sydney. Monsignor Paul Tighe, a media adviser from the Vatican, told the assembly that new media technologies “enable the forming of community, they have extraordinary potential for the wellbeing of the church”. In his CathBlog Michael Visontay points out that over 150 years ago, under Read more