Sunday, December 4, 2016

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NZ CATHOLIC BISHOPS' CONFERENCE


Joy as Suzanne Aubert declared 'venerable'

Suzanne Aubert, the founder of the Sisters of Compassion New Zealand's home grown order of Sisters, has been declared 'venerable', a major milestone on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church ...

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Fond farewell for pop legend (photos)
We met him, most of us, in black and white. His black mop-top flicking back and forth above a dimpled chin and clean-cut suit as he flung his body into hit single, She's a Mod, preserved for perpetuity by grainy 1960s footage. But Ray Columbus wasn't black and white. He was vibrant and generous and loving, and when he began his final journey at St Patrick's Cathedral yesterday it was in a casket painted bright red by his widow, Linda.

New communities changing the religious landscape of the south (photo)
Religion in the south has traditionally reflected the region's European Christian heritage, but there is evidence that congregations are beginning to change. 

Living example of Mother Teresa's love talks to Aucklanders
'Love can heal and give a life', this was the main thought that was evident from the recent annual meeting of the Mother Teresa Interfaith Committee. The committee held its annual gathering on 27 November, at St. Paul's College, Ponsonby.

Temuka church to re-open five years after earthquake (photo)
St Joseph's Catholic Church in Temuka, closed after its spire was smashed in the Canterbury earthquakes five years ago, is expected to re-open soon.

Obituary Terry Flanagan a man of gentleness, humility and faith (photo)

Pope prays for quake-affected Kaikoura (photo)
Leader of the Catholic Church Pope Francis has expressed deep concern for Kiwis affected by last month's quake, having recently experienced large earthquakes in Italy. Archbishop of Wellington Cardinal John Dew, whose diocese extends to Kaikoura, will deliver the Pope's message to Kaikoura this weekend.

Rambling Catholic girls rehab facility changes hands, newcomers to live in chapel (photos)
A rambling, deserted Catholic home for girls, owned by a self-styled Georgian prince, will finally be sold. Marycrest, on State Highway 1 between Peka Peka and Te Horo, was listed on Trade Me in 2014 for a minimum $2 million by Victor Greenwich, now living in Sydney, who said he was a descendant of princes from Georgia.

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St Mary's, Papakura: Funny gorilla story is helping sick kids (photo)
Papakura Courier

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Matthew 3:1-12 The preaching of John the Baptist

A reading and reflection with Rev. Dr. Raymond Pelly and Very Rev. Frank Nelson at St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington.

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** Pope tells CEOs: If you want to help the poor, empower them!

Addressing participants of the Fortune+Time Global Forum on Saturday, Pope Francis called on CEOs to involve in efforts to build a more equitable economy "those whom you seek to help; give them a voice, listen to their stories, learn from their experiences and understand their needs."

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

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'NZ CATHOLIC' 

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In issue no. 504, November 27-December 10 2016: Akld bishop prays at Liston grave ... Prayer day for abuse victims set ... Priest wings in to /kaukoura quake zone ... Quake takes its toll in north Canterbury ... The Catholic high school as parish mission ... Catholic submissions at end of life hearing ... Q&A on Church teaching on cremated remains ... Top scholars 2016 ... Pastoral visit to largest container ship to visit NZ ... Funeral planning sessions held at Tauranga parish.

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Advent Sunday 'a peaceful hour' (photo)
An ethereal work by an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music will set the tone for a special event this month in the lead-up to Christmas.

Earthquake victim Jo-Anne Mackinnon laid to rest: 'She was an amazing mum' (video, photo)
Earthquake victim Jo-Anne Mackinnon was laid to rest with a hair-raising haka in her hometown today.

Hundreds gather to farewell earthquake victim Louis Edgar (photo)
Several hundred people have gathered to pay their respects to Kaikoura man Louis Edgar, who perished in last week's earthquake.

Little angel farewelled after tragic accident (photos)
Hundreds of mourners filled an Auckland church yesterday to farewell the 4-year-old boy who died at his daycare last week. Aldrich Viju was described as a "little angel" at a memorial service held at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception in Ellerslie.

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Northland families visit 'their' church (photo)
Taupo Times 22 Nov 2016
Mem­bers of two North­land fam­i­lies in­volved with a church re­lo­cated to Wai­heke early this year vis­ited the is­land this month to see its new home. The O'Con­nor and Hilton fam­i­lies praised the new Wai­heke own­ers of the Towai church for their restora­tion of the 80-year-old build­ing. The Catholic church was trans­ported in sec­tions and barged to its new home on Wai­heke in Jan­uary.

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Rotorua educator steps down from national body (photo)
A Rotorua principal who has fronted a national body during some of the most tumultuous and challenging times in education has decided to step down. John Paul College principal Patrick Walsh has spent the past 10 years serving on the Secondary Principals' Association of New Zealand, including three years as its chairman.

Hato Petera College to stay open in 2017, despite concerns
The Catholic Diocese of Auckland has confirmed that Hato Petera College, in Northcote on Auckland's North Shore, would operate as a college for day students only from 2017.
Also:
Maori boarding school able to remain open, but only as a day school (video report)

Marian Catholic School, Hamilton: Another string to young musos bow (photo)

St Brendan's School, Upper Hutt: Emotional return to Upper Hutt school for cancer survivor (video, photo)

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Matthew 24: 37-44 Be prepared

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** Fidel Castro, the communist leader who received three popes

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

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NZ CATHOLIC BISHOPS' CONFERENCE


Bishops grateful for prayer and concern following earthquakes

"On behalf of my brother bishops I would like to thank all those who have sent messages of sympathy, concern, solidarity, prayers, and offers of generosity following the major earthquake on Sunday night and the subsequent aftershocks," Bishop Patrick Dunn said today ...

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New Zealand priests find ways to be with people affected by quake
The seaside town of Kaikoura on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island might have had its road and rail links with the outside world cut off after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake, but its Catholic priest found a way to get into the town to celebrate Sunday Mass and be with his people.

No safeguards can prevent tragedies (photo)
Aldrich Viju, 4, died on Friday afternoon at the playground of Angels Childcare Centre in Takapuna, less than an hour after his father had dropped him off. A viewing and prayer service will be held on Monday morning at 10:30am, at the Catholic Church in Ellerslie.

Catholic church offering gluten-free communion bread option for the faithful (text and video)
Being gluten-free has never made Amene-ia Jury feel any different but her dietary choice has seen a shift in practice at her north Taranaki church.

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Campion College, Gisborne: Campion buildings demolished (photo) 

Liston College, Henderson: Ping pong prodigy off to world champs (photo) 

Marian Catholic School principal John Coulam is hanging up his principal reins (photo) 

St Bernard's College Lower Hutt rugby gets some well deserved recognition (photo) 

St Mary's College, Ponsonby: Exam chaos: Takapuna Grammar and St Mary's College students begin scholarship history exam before being sent home because of earthquake 

St Patrick's College, Wellington: St Pat's Town prop Xaiver Numia gets rewards for a year of pain (photos)

St Peter's Catholic School, Cambridge: Buddy system boosts literacy (photo) 

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Luke 23:35-43 'This is the king of the Jews'

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Station XV: Episode 110 — Voting, Governing, Ordaining, Building and Writing
November 15, 2016

The remarkable and unexpected election of Donald Trump highlights this month's episode, with stories about the voting patterns of Catholic and Evangelicals and the hope for shared priorities with the Catholic Church and the President-Elect. Pope Francis's affirmation of the Church's teaching on women's ordination and the news that the Christchurch Cathedral could be fully restored — at the cost of $100 million — also feature on the show. But the big question of the month is "What happened to a New Zealand teddy bear at the Vatican?" Enjoy the show.

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** Three take-aways from today's global crop of new cardinals
Pretty much everything a pope does exercises leadership and shapes culture in the Church, whether or not it comes wrapped in a binding magisterial declaration. Today is an excellent illustration of the point, as Pope Francis will create 17 new cardinals in an event called a "consistory," 13 of whom will be eligible to elect his successor.

** As bishops joust, Pope Francis calls new cardinals to spurn polarization
"We live at a time in which polarization and exclusion are burgeoning and considered the only way to resolve conflicts," Francis said on Saturday, as he was elevating 17 new men to the College of Cardinals. "How many situations of uncertainty and suffering are sown by this growing animosity?" he asked, including "between us, within our communities, our priests, our meetings."

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

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Full text articles: https://goo.gl/6YI1V6 

In issue no. 503, November 13-26: South to city mercy pilgrimage ... Cardinal Dew appointed to Rome worship congregation ... Hamilton bishop learns Vatican ropes ... Chch cathedral future up to new bishop ... Aubert intercession is sought for seriously ill priest ... The challenge of being Mercy for prisoners ... Family traces footsteps of martyred uncle ... Interchurch foodbank 25 years old ... Four centuries of Christchurch Vinnies service ... Carmelites share embroidery treasures.

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Deputy PM's wife speaks out against euthanasia (photo)
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English's wife Mary has made a rare foray into politics to urge Parliament not to legalise euthanasia.
A GP for 25 years, Mary English she had made a conscious effort to keep away from political issues but the debate about medically-assisted dying was too important for her to stay silent.

Cardinal Dew on practical ways of promoting Christian unity
New Zealand Cardinal John Dew is a member of the Pontifical Council and was one of the pairs of Catholic and Anglican bishops in Rome last month for the meeting of the International Anglican Catholic Commission on Unity and Mission (IARCCUM). He talked to Philippa Hitchen about the many ways Christians of different denominations can and must work and worship more closely together.

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Govt spends up for Christchurch schools
The government is to spend $6 million on the seismic strengthening of eight schools in Christchurch.

McAuley High School, Otahuhu: Success flows for waka ama teen (photo)

Roncalli College, Timaru: Mr Pav retires after 41 years (photo)

St Mary's, Rotorua: Competition winners flying high with Da Vinci (photo)

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Luke 21:5-19 Jesus speaks of the destruction of the temple

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** Francis warns of 'rigid' liturgy, confesses soft spot for old ladies

** Don't confuse Christian unity with uniformity, Francis urges

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

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Bishops delighted Cardinal appointed to Congregation for Divine Worship (2 November 2016)

The New Zealand Bishops were informed of Pope Francis' decision to appoint Cardinal Dew to the Congregation for Divine Worship during their Conference meetings last week. The bishops welcomed this appointment and the opportunity this provides for Cardinal Dew to work collegially with fellow bishops in the important area of liturgy and worship ...

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NZ Catholic Church to follow Vatican guidelines banning scattering of ashes
The Catholic Church in New Zealand will follow guidelines from the Vatican banning the scattering of ashes. The guidelines also suggest denying someone a Christian funeral if they request to have their ashes scattered.

Quadrant's historic Newman Hall for sale
Newman Hall, one of the largest freehold development sites left in the Auckland CBD, is for sale for the first time in 100 years. Named after Cardinal John Newman, Newman Hall was officially opened as a social, cultural and educational instruction centre for Catholic tertiary students in 1962.

Divine intervention to repatriate teddy confiscated by Vatican guards (text and video)
A local Catholic leader has stepped in to resolve the case of a cherished Taranaki school's teddy bear being held by Vatican guards.

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Historic building gets TLC (photo)
Northern News
Restoration work on historic Pompallier Mission building in Russell has been given the green light following a successful donations campaign.

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Sacred Heart Girls' College, New Plymouth: Sport Taranaki acknowledges youth volunteers (photo)
Traditionally the Sport Taranaki Volunteer Awards acknowledge those who have spent decades devoted to sport. However, Sacred Heart College students Paris Polson and Taylah Gilberd have changed the play. 

St John's College (Hastings) student Sam Heaven is set for a sweet career in the kitchen (photo)
The future looks sweet for top Hawke's Bay teenage chef Sam Heaven. The culinary and visual arts student has both the pedigree and the experience to achieve his goal of one day running his own patisserie or restaurant.

San Antonio School, Eastbourne, Wellington. Eastbourne School roll dwindles as school roll dips to 29 (photos)
San Antonio School, a Catholic primary school in Eastbourne, has been in the community for 80 years but desperately needs more pupils.

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Luke 20:27-38 The question about rising from death

A reading and reflection with Very Rev. Frank Nelson and Canon Jenny Wilkens at St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington.

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Archbishop Felix Machado: Catholics must seize the moment of Protestant anniversary
As children of the ecumenical era in the Church today, we must consider it an opportunity for us and seize the occasion of the 500 years of the Protestant Reformation which Martin Luther led, in order to exploit it for closer ecumenical ties with Lutherans and others.

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

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Guidelines for burial of ashes in the case of cremation (28 Oct 2016)

In recent days the Church has reminded us that our Catholic practice is to treat a person's ashes as we would the body, that is, with care and reverence ...

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'NZ CATHOLIC' 

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In issue no. 502 Oct 30 - Nov 12 2016: Massey professor says shift Church resources to north ... Move to shut down Thames pro-life protest ... Akld Catholic schools struggle to recruit staff ... Men's fellowship celebrates 30 years ... A Marian devotion for mental well-being ... Romance, fashion and history for a cause.

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NZ Catholic Church to follow Vatican guidelines banning scattering of ashes
The Catholic Church in New Zealand will follow guidelines from the Vatican banning the scattering of ashes.

Consent to be sought soon for 'Olive Leaf' (illustration)
An  ambitious proposal to construct a contemporary building beside an historic church in Arrowtown is gaining momentum and resource consent is expected to be sought by the end of this month.

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Chanel College, Masterton: How boys become men (photo) http://times-age.co.nz/boys-become-men/

John Paul College, Rotorua: Rotorua scholars in shock after scooping major scholarships (+video) http://www.nzherald.co.nz/rotorua-daily-post/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503438&objectid=11736247

Roncalli College, Timaru: Timaru students help those less fortunate in the community http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/85812196/timaru-students-help-those-less-fortunate-in-the-community

Sacred Heart Girls' College, New Plymouth: Sacred Heart hockey duo selected to pull on the black jersey (photo) http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/sport/85842911/sacred-heart-hockey-duo-selected-to-pull-on-the-black-jersey



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30 October - Lk 19:1-10 Zacchaeus the Tax Collector

A reading and reflection with Very Rev. Frank Nelson and Rev. Judith Wigglesworth at St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington.

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Pope explains reluctance to celebrate Mass in Sweden
In an interview released today, Pope Francis reveals why he had not wanted to celebrate Mass with the Catholic community in Sweden next week, as well as the Lutherans he has known and what Catholics can learn from them.

Pope's Sweden trip a lab experiment in Catholic-Lutheran cooperation
Although the main event of Pope Francis's Sweden visit on Monday and Tuesday are the two commemorations with global Lutheran leaders, the Lutheran-Catholic relationship on the ground reflects both cooperation and major differences, despite the fact that if all Sweden's 115,000 Catholics turned up in Rome, they'd struggle to fill St. Peter's Square.

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Catholic Dioceses of Palmerston North and Wellington. 'Wel-com'  http://www.welcom.org.nz

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch. 'Inform' http://www.chch.catholic.org.nz/?sid=25

Catholic Diocese of Dunedin. 'The Tablet' https://catholic-diocese.squarespace.com/back-issues

The Nathaniel Centre. The New Zealand Catholic Bioethics Centre. 'The Nathaniel Report' http://www.nathaniel.org.nz/


NZ Catholic Education Office. 'Good News and the News' http://www.nzceo.catholic.org.nz/pages/resources/resources_good_news.html

Society of Mary. 'Marist Messenger' http://www.maristmessenger.co.nz

St Columban's Mission Society. 'The Far East' http://www.columban.org.au/?MID=200510192652

'Tui Motu Interislands'. An independent Catholic magazine. http://www.tuimotu.org/

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NEW ZEALAND COMMENTARIES ON THE SUNDAY READINGS

Catholic Enquiry Centre. Reflections on the Sunday Gospel

Fr Frank Bird sm. Living the Word - http://livingtheword.org.nz

Marist Messenger. Daily Reflections (right-hand column) http://www.maristmessenger.co.nz

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FACEBOOK

The Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand

'NZ Catholic' newspaper

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand

Holy Cross Seminary

Marist Seminary, Auckland NZ

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Pastoral Director, Holy Cross Seminary
Details in 'NZ Catholic' Oct 30 - Nov 12 2016 p.19, at https://www.seek.co.nz/job/32009657 and from Fr Brendan Ward, rector@holycross.org.nz  Applications close 10 November 2016.

Teaching vacancies in New Zealand Catholic schools are advertised on the Website of the Education Gazette: http://www.edgazette.govt.nz

Vacancies in the Catholic Overseas Volunteer programme, contact: volunteers@caritas.org.nz 

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

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FROM THE SECULAR PRESS

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DEAR READERS: 
When you open one of the Press Display links below, you may be offered a choice between 'Press Reader' and 'Press Display' as your reading option. Always choose 'Press Display'.  Mike L

Christchurch's Catholic cathedral could be saved at cost of $100 million (video, photos)
The earthquake-damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch could be completely restored at a cost of $100 million, diocese leaders say.

Grandfather suffers fatal heart attack during 'traumatic' episode of Coronation St (photos)
Trevor Murfitt, a grandfather who suffered a fatal heart attack while watching a "traumatic" episode of Coronation St, has been remembered as a loving family man.

Home-cooked by St Vincent (photo)
Catholic  voluntary organisation St Vincent de Paul is preparing its own meals after concerns donated food was not healthy enough. A team of seven has been assembled in Dunedin to cook a variety of nutritious meals for those who come to its foodbank.

Hundreds flock to mass to celebrate first anniversary of amalgamation (photos)
A special mass to mark the first anniversary of the amalgamation of three Catholic parishes in New Plymouth was held on Sunday. In September 2015, the parishes of St Joseph's, St Philomena's and Our Lady Help of Christians became one, known as the Catholic Parish of New Plymouth.

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NEWS OF THE SCHOOLS
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St Patrick's School, Taumarunui: Centennial celebrates history (photo)
Ruapehu Press
The vision and work of the Sisters of St Joseph will be celebrated over Labour Weekend. Staff and students at St Patrick's Catholic School have been busy preparing for the historic centennial.

St Patrick's College, Kilbirnie, might have to replace its roofs over asbestos concerns
Students have returned to St Patrick's College, Kilbirnie, after the discovery of asbestos last week. Now the school is now trying to figure out what to do about traces of the substance in its roofs and walls.

St Joseph's, Grey Lynn: St Joseph's School principal Regina Smuga is concerned about the safety of her pupils (photos)
An Auckland principal has been threatened, put her school in lock-down and fears the safety of her pupils. All because of the residents next door.

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INSPIRATIONAL TV


23 October: Luke 18:9-14  The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

A reading and reflection with Sister Stephanie Kitching.

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'CRUX', edited by John L. Allen


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** Pope in Sweden could break ground on inter-communion, bishop says
The English bishop William Kenney is a key figure in the official Catholic-Lutheran dialogue, and will be with Pope Francis in Sweden at the end of the month. He believes unity is a matter of decades away, and it's possible that Francis may use the trip to make a gesture on inter-communion.

** US bishops' vote likely to be seen as referendum on Pope Francis
Beyond Trump v. Clinton, the other race of keen interest to American Catholics in 2016 is the mid-November election of new leadership for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, with the results certain to be read as an index of where the American hierarchy stands vis-à-vis Pope Francis.

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NEW ZEALAND CATHOLIC PERIODICALS & NEWSLETTERS

'NZ Catholic' is a national newspaper published by the Catholic Bishop of Auckland. http://www.nzcatholic.org.nz 

Catholic Diocese of Hamilton. 'Kete Korero'. http://proudtobecatholic.org.nz/news-events/kete-korero/

Catholic Dioceses of Palmerston North and Wellington. 'Wel-com'  http://www.welcom.org.nz

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch. 'Inform' http://www.chch.catholic.org.nz/?sid=25

Catholic Diocese of Dunedin. 'The Tablet' https://catholic-diocese.squarespace.com/back-issues

The Nathaniel Centre. The New Zealand Catholic Bioethics Centre. 'The Nathaniel Report' http://www.nathaniel.org.nz/


NZ Catholic Education Office. 'Good News and the News' http://www.nzceo.catholic.org.nz/pages/resources/resources_good_news.html

Society of Mary. 'Marist Messenger' http://www.maristmessenger.co.nz

St Columban's Mission Society. 'The Far East' http://www.columban.org.au/?MID=200510192652

'Tui Motu Interislands'. An independent Catholic magazine. http://www.tuimotu.org/

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NEW ZEALAND COMMENTARIES ON THE SUNDAY READINGS

Catholic Enquiry Centre. Reflections on the Sunday Gospel

Fr Frank Bird sm. Living the Word - http://livingtheword.org.nz

Marist Messenger. Daily Reflections (right-hand column) http://www.maristmessenger.co.nz

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FACEBOOK

The Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand

'NZ Catholic' newspaper

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand

Holy Cross Seminary

Marist Seminary, Auckland NZ

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NEWS OF THE CHURCH IN NZ AND THE WORLD







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EMPLOYMENT

Teaching vacancies in New Zealand Catholic schools are advertised on the Website of the Education Gazette: http://www.edgazette.govt.nz

Vacancies in the Catholic Overseas Volunteer programme, contact: volunteers@caritas.org.nz 

Links to job vacancies in the Catholic dioceses of ...