Posts Tagged ‘St Therese’s Bethlehem’

Chapel rises out of the ashes in the Bay of Plenty Comments 0

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

St Theresa’s Chapel at Bethlehem has risen from the ashes of a fire which destroyed the old Catholic church two years ago. A big community celebration took place on Sunday place when Bishop Steve Lowe opened the new $400,000 chapel. Look at photos on Facebook Sited next to Hangarau Marae, the chapel’s simple lines are Read more

Bay of Plenty Church destroyed by fire Comments 0

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Members of St Therese’s Catholic church in Bethlehem, in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand,  are grieving the loss of the church, which burnt down in suspicious circumstances. The blaze tore through the building late last Thursday night and police and the fire service are investigating its cause. Erana and Peter Bidois were watching a Read more