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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori | 2022 Resources

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori | 2022 Resources

Māori Language Week – Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in 2022 runs from Monday 12 to Sunday 18 September. The NZ Catholic Bishops Conference Te Huinga o ngā Pīhopa Katorika o Aotearoa and the Diocese of Palmerston North Te Rohe Pīhopa o te Papaioea are both very keen to...

Social Justice Week | 2022 Resources

Social Justice Week | 2022 Resources

Social Justice Week 2022 runs from September 4-10 and focuses on the topic of racism. The title of the Caritas resources is WHAKAKĀHORETIA TE KAIKIRI. KOTAHI ANŌ TĀTOU I ROTO I TE KARAITI / SAY NO TO RACISM. WE ARE ONE IN CHRIST. As we journey through this Social...

The Fundamental Question | Synod 2021-23

The Fundamental Question | Synod 2021-23

THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION The Synod poses the following fundamental question: A synodal Church, in announcing the Gospel, “journeys together.” How is this “journeying together” happening today in your particular Church? What steps does the Spirit invite us to take in...

Scripture for Reflection | Synod 2021-23

Scripture for Reflection | Synod 2021-23

The Preparatory Document explores two "images" from Scripture to inspire our journey of building a synodal church. The first image is Jesus, the Crowd, the Apostles. The second is A Double Dynamic of Conversion, looking at the story of Peter and Cornelius (Acts 10)....

Exploring the Preparatory Document

Exploring the Preparatory Document

Join Bishop Steve Lowe (Diocese of Hamilton as) he explores the preparatory document for the Synod 2021-23: Communion, Participation & Mission in this five part video series.  Click here to access a copy of the Preparatory Document.

Matariki  |  How to Celebrate

Matariki | How to Celebrate

Matariki is a celebration for all New Zealanders. It is a time to celebrate whānau and all the precious moments. A time to huddle together and stay warm. We share kai, we share stories, we farewell our loved ones that have gone before us and give thanks for the year...

Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants

Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants

"The Holy Family had to face concrete problems like every other family, like so many of our migrant brothers and sisters who, today too, risk their lies to escape misfortune and hunger." Pope Francis, Patris Corde, 2020   A Day of Prayer for Refugees and Migrants...

The Body and Blood of Christ | Feast of Corpus Christi

The Body and Blood of Christ | Feast of Corpus Christi

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.The Most Holy Body and Blood of the Lord (Year B) Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer...

Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.Holy Trinity (Year B) Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer God our Father, who by...

The Gift of the Spirit | Prayer for Pentecost Sunday

The Gift of the Spirit | Prayer for Pentecost Sunday

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.Today we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Pentecost is known as the birthday of the church. Pentecost is a particularly special feast for us as a Diocese, because of the...

Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker  |  Pray for Us

Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker | Pray for Us

On May 1st the Church remembers St Joseph, husband of Mary, under the title “St Joseph the Worker”. In 1955, Pope Pius XII instituted the Feast of St Joseph the Worker, adding to the age-old celebration of Joseph as the Spouse of Mary, on March 19. Communist leaders...

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