Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Lowe’

Bishop Lowe moved to hear the stories of young people

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

The bishop of Hamilton, Steve Lowe has been posting on Facebook about his experience at the Synod on Young People, The Faith and Vocational Discernment taking place in Rome. “We have been hearing what they want to say to us, their bishops, of their hopes and dreams for themselves, the Church and the world,” he writes. Read more

Bishop Lowe has a natural affinity for rural communities

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

After an earlier career in the forestry, industry the recently appointed Bishop of Hamilton, Stephen Lowe, seems a natural choice to lead this largely rural diocese. The Hamilton diocese covers the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, East Cape and King Country. “I have a love for the rural areas, both the people and the countryside,” Lowe Read more

Hamilton priest threatens legal action against Bishop

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

A priest in the diocese of Hamilton in New Zealand, Father Alex Kapiarumala, is threatening legal action against Bishop Steve Lowe. A letter explaining that Kapiarumala no longer had permission to exercise ministry in the diocese and detailing allegations that had been made against him has been read out to congregations and put on noticeboards Read more

100s of non-Catholic children on Catholic school waiting lists

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Expectant parents are registering their unborn children with Waikato church-run schools in a bid to ensure a place for them when they turn five. Hundreds of non-Catholic children are already registered on Catholic school waiting lists in Hamilton city alone and this has Hamilton Diocese planning a new primary school north of the city. The Read more

New Bishop for Hamilton

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Fr. Stephen Lowe has been appointed the third Bishop of Hamilton in New Zealand. He replaces bishop Denis Browne who has retired. He is at present Director of formation at the National Seminary, Holy Cross College. Hearing of the announcement Bishop Browne said, “I am delighted that Hamilton will receive a Bishop with such pastoral Read more