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Looking back over the past 40 years

Looking back over the past 40 years

We asked several people who had been close to Bishop Peter and/or significantly involved with Diocesan projects over the past 40 years to share some memories of their experiences. These are their stories.  I was asked to be the Deacon who proclaimed the gospel at the...

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....

Reflections from a Bishop’s PA

Reflections from a Bishop’s PA

Margaret Broderick began as Bishop Peter’s typist in 1986 and took over as secretary from Carol Myres several years later. She has many memories of the formation of the Diocese, and of working for Bishop Peter until his retirement in 2012. I remember I sang in the...

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.

This is your Diocese:  Celebrating 40 years

This is your Diocese: Celebrating 40 years

What is a Diocese? The meaning of "diocese" is to be found in the meaning of "Church." The meaning of Church is to be found in the mission of the Son and the mission of the Holy Spirit, who were sent to make known the Father's love for his creation. That's where it...

Diocesan Prayer of Consecration to the Holy Spirit

Diocesan Prayer of Consecration to the Holy Spirit

This prayer is adapted from the 1993 Prayer for Consecration to the Holy Spirit that was prayed across the Diocese of Palmerston North. We invite you to continue to unite with us in prayer. Holy Spirit of God, we, the Diocese of Palmerston North,different peoples, one...

The Upper Zoom

The Upper Zoom

As part of our Diocesan celebrations on Pentecost Sunday we had an inspiring time of prayer hosted online and led by people from across the whole diocese. The prayer itself beings at 11:00 after introductions of those leading various parts of the prayer....

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