Posts Tagged ‘Vocations awareness week’

Out for a stroll – sharing the big questions

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Last Saturday the Young Church Ministries in the Wellington Archdiocese ran a programme called SEEK 2015. A group of young adults joined with Cardinal John Dew, Diocesan and Marist priests, seminarians, Sisters of Compassion, Marist Brothers, married couples and their families and consecrated singles from around the archdiocese of Wellington at the Home of Compassion, Island Read more

New Zealanders still choosing the religious life

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Radio New Zealand’s Morning Report  briefly profiled the New Zealanders who are in the process joining communities of religious. One woman and two men briefly spoke about their motivation and about their experience of living in a community. The report noted that while there are not lot of people opting for religious life these days, Read more

Vocations Awareness Week – time to reflect

Friday, August 7th, 2015

This week has been designated as Vocations Awareness week in New Zealand. Its purpose is to promote vocations to the priesthood, women and men religious, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations. In 2013, Pope Francis declared that Read more