Posts Tagged ‘Young adult’

Confessions of an in-between Catholic

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
confessions in-between catholic

Living two lives breaks you. Having tried to live as a Catholic campus minister and as a lesbian woman, my authentic self, piece by piece, slowly broke apart. I was asked to hide, to “be discreet” about my same-sex marriage, and later was offered a severance package with an agreement to remain silent about the Read more

NZ represented at meeting of young people in Rome to prepare for Synod

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Isabella McCafferty has been invited by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops to represent New Zealand a meeting of young people in Rome. This meeting, which begins on Monday, will bring 300 young people from across the world for six days. The outcome from the gathering will be presented to the members of the October Synod Read more

Calling young New Zealanders; share voice with Vatican

Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Young New Zelanders

Young New Zealanders are urged to take part in an international conversation with the Catholic Church. The New Zealand Catholic Bishops are asking those aged 16 to 29 years to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church. The feedback will be collated through an online survey which goes live 9am Sunday, 23 Read more

Sarah Higgins farewelled from Moukaraka

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Sarah Higgins’ funeral took place on Thursday at the Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Moukaraka, on the northern side of the Hokianga Harbour. Higgins died suddenly on the weekend and her body was taken home to her parents near Pawarenga, in Northland. The 25 -year-old was a real estate agent for Barfoot Read more

How can we keep young people in the Church?

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Teenagers are flooding out of our churches.They used to come back later in life, but now they often do not. Dialogue in the style of the Second Vatican Council, rather than laying down the law, is the way to evangelize them. The church is on their side, seeking to teach all men and women of Read more