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An Interview with Bishop Owen

An Interview with Bishop Owen

In Part 1 of this interview series with Bishop Owen Dolan, emeritus co-adjutor of Palmerston North, he shares how he was asked to become bishop and what it actually means to be a 'co-adjutor'. Part 2 is releasing on Thursday 3rd December, and Part 3 on Thursday 10th....

First Week of Advent: Hope

First Week of Advent: Hope

This Sunday (November 29) is the first Sunday of Advent. Join Thom Saywell as he lights the first Advent candle and prays the prayer for this week.  Dear Jesus, you are the hope in our messy world. This Advent, help us slow down, listen to your voice, and focus...

How To Be Diocese with Bishop Peter Cullinane

How To Be Diocese with Bishop Peter Cullinane

In this first clip from an interview with Bishop Peter Cullinane, he reflects on the early days of the diocese and how they worked to build an understanding of 'what a diocese is'. Want more? Check out the feature article on the history and formation of our diocese.

Te Rau Aroha: A song we can call our own

Te Rau Aroha: A song we can call our own

When Korty Wilson started working for the Diocese in 2018, she quickly realised that we needed a song we can "call our own". So she wrote one! Check out the video for more of how it came about and to hear her sing 'Te Rau Aroha'.

Celebrating Venerable Suzanne Aubert

Celebrating Venerable Suzanne Aubert

The annual Suzanne Aubert Celebration day is celebrated on the first Sunday in October closest to the anniversary of her death (October 1st 1926). In 2020 this will be held on Sunday 4th October. This video from the Suzanne Aubert Website gives a short...

In the Footsteps of Aubert

In the Footsteps of Aubert

Suzanne Aubert travelled the length and breadth of New Zealand and spent time with local Iwi and new migrants, in some cases staying for many years in local places.  In all, Suzanne visited more than 24 towns and villages throughout Aotearoa New Zealand and some of...

Catholic Social Teaching in Three Minutes

Catholic Social Teaching in Three Minutes

A fast-paced animation from CAFOD introducing CST for young people. It can be used as an introduction to this important part of our faith. Catholic Social Teaching is the theme for Social Justice Week 2020, there are many great resources that have been prepared by...

What Holiness Isn’t, But What It Can Be

What Holiness Isn’t, But What It Can Be

In this series of videos from the Nottingham Diocesan Catholic Youth Service, David Wells breaks open some 'Bad Ideas about Holiness' and presents a variety of alternative ways to look at holiness and how we live.  The Nottingham Diocesan Catholic Youth Service...

Care for our Common Home

Care for our Common Home

It has been five years since Pope Francis wrote a letter addressed to every person on this planet, asking us all to protect our common home, the earth. This video from CAFOD in the United Kingdom provides a small summary of the encyclical, Laudato Si', where Pope...

The Blessing Aotearoa | A new music video

The Blessing Aotearoa | A new music video

Inspired by the many other “The Blessing” virtual choir videos that have gone before us - The Church of Aotearoa/New Zealand - have added our voices to the “voice” of the global Church to sing God’s words of His blessing over our nation and all people everywhere.This...

Pope Francis on Hope & Courage During Covid-19

Pope Francis on Hope & Courage During Covid-19

During the Covid-19 Pandemic Pope Francis has been offering encouragement to the world. He has spoken to us powerful words about keeping hope and courage alive. This video provides a summary of some of these messages that we have received over the past few months as...

Hopes for the Church after Lockdown

Hopes for the Church after Lockdown

Those in early adulthood in the United Kingdom share their hopes for the Church after lockdown, recognising Pope Francis’ call to contribute their gifts and energies to the Church. This video has been produced by a group of young adults who are working on various...

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