Posts Tagged ‘Rowing’

Russian priest lands in Dunedin for world record attempt

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

A Russian priest is in Dunedin to launch a world record rowing attempt. Fedor Konyukhov aims to become the first person to row the Southern Ocean and around Cape Horn, eventually completing a 27,000-kilometre solo circumnavigation of the world. Continue reading Related Posts:Russian Orthodox priest fined for condemning war in UkrainePregnant women delaying getting vaccinated playing ‘Russian…Russian Kiwis who oppose Read more

St Bede’s parents’ High Court action ‘stinks of self-entitlement’

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Schoolboys will be schoolboys, but parents can be their own worst enemies. Bravo to St Bede’s College Rector, Justin Boyle, for standing firm on the school’s code of conduct. Breaching airport  security, by illegally taking a ride on a luggage carousel into the secure area is no trifling matter. The two roguish rowers who did Read more

One priest’s ministry at the London Olympic Games

Friday, August 17th, 2012

While Team Great Britain’s (and New Zealand’s) crews rowed to four gold medals at the London Olympics, a Catholic priest, who is a chaplain offering pastoral support to visitors to the Games, meditated on the parallels between the Olympic sport and the life of a Christian. “Rowing is the perfect metaphor for life,” says Father Read more