Posts Tagged ‘Wel-com’

The holiness of papal saints

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

‘Holiness, a message that convinces without the need for words, is the living reflection of the face of Christ’. Pope John Paul II, Novo Millennio Ineunte (At the Beginning of the New Millennium). These words have always appealed to me, challenged me and inspired me to try to be a ‘living reflection of the face of Christ’. Read more

The NZ Catholic wins premier ACPA award

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The NZ Catholic has won the Bishop Philip Kennedy Memorial Prize for the best local Catholic Newspaper in Australasia at the recent Australasian Catholic Press Association Awards. The citation for the award states:  “This is the best local newspaper. It seeks to cover the activities of the district from a Catholic perspective and yet is accessible to Read more

Wel-com publishes 300th issue

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Wel-com, Wellington’s Arch-Diocesan paper, which now also publishes in the Palmerston North Diocese, celebrated its 300th issue last week. This free monthly newspaper was first published in September 1984. Fr Bernie Hehir began the newspaper as a small bi-monthly, at the request of Cardinal Tom Williams. Initially published as a newsletter in early 1984, eventually the Read more