Posts Tagged ‘Suzanne Aubert’

New Zealand bishops hopeful of Suzanne Aubert cause Comments 0

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

New Zealand bishops have expressed satisfaction after a discussion with Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, on the cause of Venerable Suzanne Aubert. New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference secretary Bishop Stephen Lowe of Hamilton described the meeting as “positive.” Auckland Bishop Patrick Dunn, Wellington Cardinal John Dew, Christchurch Read more

Suzanne Aubert moves one step further on path toward sainthood Comments 0

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Suzanne Aubert is one more step on the road to sainthood. A plausible miracle attributed to her has been referred to Vatican doctors for scrutiny. New Zealand Catholic bishops, in Rome for a pilgrimage and a meeting with Pope Francis last week, discussed the possible canonisation of Suzanne Aubert with the Congregation for the Causes Read more

Wellington city acknowledges Suzanne Aubert’s devotion to needy Comments 0

Monday, October 8th, 2018

New Zealand’s capital city has recognised Suzanne Aubert’s lifelong devotion to the sick and the poor, with the installation of a heritage plaque at the crèche she built in 1914. The plaque was officially unveiled by Wellington City Councillor, Nicola Young, on Friday, the 92nd anniversary of Mother Aubert’s funeral on 5 October 1926. The Read more

New brew debuts at CompassionFest Comments 0

Monday, October 1st, 2018

The Presbyterian Church in Island Bay, Wellington, along with local community groups is putting on a festival from 4-7 October called CompassionFest, which celebrates the virtue of compassion through the life of Mother Aubert. One of the events is Splendid Drop, a beer-tasting night at which Petal and Pestle, a Belgian Red Ale brewed in honour of Mother Aubert, Read more

Suzanne Aubert needs miracle Comments 0

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Last year, Suzanne Aubert was declared “venerable” by Pope Francis, and supporters of her canonisation are now literally waiting on a miracle. A first miracle would see her named as “Blessed”, and a second would mean her being named a saint. The sisters of Compassion property in Island Bay has been developed in the expectation of Read more

Venerable Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day Comments 0

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

This coming Sunday will be Venerable Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day in all Catholic churches throughout New Zealand. The Sisters of Compassion, founded by Suzanne Aubert, and the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference agreed that the first Sunday of October will be marked as a day of celebration. All parishes have been asked to include a Read more

Art exhibition – The Nun and the Poet : Jerusalem Comments 0

Monday, September 18th, 2017

The Space Gallery’s exhibition in Whanganui, The Nun & The Poet: Jerusalem, includes etchings, woodcuts and photographs created by Michaela Stoneman during and after her times spent at Hiruharama (Jerusalem) on the Whanganui river. There is a companion booklet with writings from Baxter, Aubert, Mere Hohepa, Jessie Munro and others as well as Stoneman’s own writing. Read more

National day of celebration marks Suzanne Aubert’s progress to sainthood Comments 0

Monday, June 19th, 2017

The Sisters of Compassion and the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference have announced the first Sunday of October as a day of celebration for the Venerable Suzanne Aubert. Suzanne Aubert was the founder of the Sisters of Compassion, New Zealand’s only home grown order of Sisters. In 1997 the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference supported Read more

Suzanne Aubert declared Venerable Comments 0

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Suzanne Aubert, the founder of the Sisters of Compassion has been declared ‘venerable’, a major milestone on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church. The announcement has just been made from Rome by Pope Francis. Being declared ‘venerable’ is a major step towards sainthood in the Catholic Church, says Dr Maurice Carmody, the promoter Read more

Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day on October 2nd Comments 0

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

The New Zealand Bishops Conference has lent its support to the first Suzanne Aubert Celebration Day on Oct 2, to coincide with the 90th anniversary of her death on 1st October 1926. All parishes have been asked to include a special Prayer of the Faithful at Masses on Oct 2 and also to make available Read more