Sunday, August 21, 2016

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'NZ CATHOLIC' 

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

In issue no. 497 August 21 - September 3 2016: Vision-impaired Jesuit ordained at St Patrick's ... Bishops send strong challenge to school trustees ... World prayer for abuse survivors coming ... A Catholic priest who enjoyed Ramadan ... Catholic schools need to take some calculated risks ... Bp Peter Cullinane: Wars and rumours of war and peacemaking (2) ... Marist family celebrates origins 200 years on ... Don't forget Iraqi Christians, says priest ... Advertising feature: Retreat and Conference Centres (2 pages)

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Olympian who helped fallen competitor says God groomed her to love
Abbey D'Agostino, who was raised in a Catholic family, discussed her fears and anxieties about running, her injuries, and her prayer life. [During the Women's 5,000-meter run on Tuesday, D'Agostino and New Zealand runner Nikki Hamblin collided, both tripping and tumbling to the ground. D'Agostino turned back to help Hamblin. Then D'Agostino was unable to go on, and Hamblin remained with her, offering to help her up]

Lecretia Seales lives on in a health inquiry into euthanasia that kicks off this week  video
Wellington was home for Matt Vickers for a long time – it's also where his love and memories of his late wife Lecretia Seales live on. On Wednesday Vickers will be the first of 1800 people to speak to a parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia, instigated by a petition in the name of former Labour MP Maryan Street and the Voluntary Euthanasia Society.

Workers soar over Sacred Heart Basilica to repair dome (photo)
The Sacred Heart Basilica in Timaru received a face lift today with a crane towering high above the dome.

Auckland Anglican college celebrates 170th anniversary with visitor from the Vatican (photo)
Anglican representative to the Roman Catholic Church in the Vatican, Archbishop Sir David Moxon, presided over the anniversary celebrations at the College of St John the Evangelist (St John's College) on August 12-15.

Security an issue as churches do their best to keep sacred spaces safe (photos
A Taranaki priest says the doors of churches will stay open despite a recent theft which fleeced a parish of more than $2,000 in electronics equipment.

$12m heritage funding boost could help Wellington monastery and cinema (photo)
Landmark Wellington buildings including St Gerard's Monastery, Erskine College and the Paramount Theatre could be the winners from a Government funding boost for earthquake-prone heritage buildings.

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Campion College, Gisborne: National art honours for Daisy's Victorian take on Treaty (photo) 

Francis Douglas Memorial College steal late win in local derby 

Francis Douglas Memorial College steal late win in local derby (photo) 

St Columba's, Hamilton: MasterChef's Brett McGregor inspires kids (photo) 

St John's College, Hamilton: Fiery crash in Hamilton latest tragedy for former St John's students (photos) 

St Josephs's, Matamata: From landfill to furniture (photo) Matamata Chronicle 

St Patrick's College, Wellington: New Zealand should tap potential of synthetic spider silk (photos) 

Verdon College hip hop crew off to nationals (photo) 

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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 13:22-30 The narrow door

A reading and reflection with Rev Judith Wigglesworth and Rev. Alison Camplin at St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington.

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THE 15TH STATION PODCAST


August 15, 2016 
Episode 107 — Making Assumptions on our 9th birthday

It's the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady — so that means it's our birthday. The 15th Station celebrates nine years of podcasting with a show that opens with the shocking story of an elderly French priest's murder at the hands of cowardly terrorists. As hard as it is to proceed from such horror, the Holy Father's comments at World Youth Day and some forthright words from a seminary formation director help to refocus on the positivity of the Catholic faith. To show the joy of that faith, the Church needs great witnesses. And Pope Francis wants parish secretaries to be part of that number. Enjoy our birthday show!

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** Archbishop Raphael Cheenath, who died Sunday at 81, was an ardent champion of the victims of anti-Christian persecution in India. 

** Pope Francis strives to back up apologies with action.

** What clergy are hearing from Francis: 'Presence, mercy and service'

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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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EMPLOYMENT

Catholic Diocese of Hamilton
Support positions.
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.4, on Seek (partial list) at https://goo.gl/UhabjX and at http://proudtobecatholic.org.nz/2016/07/26/new-job-opportunities/
Applications close 31 August (for admin. positions).

Director, Catholic Enquiry Centre, Wellington.
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.19, at https://www.seek.co.nz/job/31535173 and from Gerald Scanlan, tel: 03 474 5753; geralds@cdd.org.nz
Applications close 22 August.

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

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

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The Pope's child sex protection expert Father Hans Zollner on battling 'evil' (photo)
By his own admission, Father Hans Zollner's job is "dark, bleak and heavy". Often described as the Pope's expert in the fight against child abuse, he has heard countless tales from those who have suffered at the hands of priests. Zollner has travelled all over the world in his role, arriving in New Zealand for the first time last week.

Churches rise with wave of Pacific migration (photo)
Since the turn of the century, New Zealanders have been drifting away from church but Oamaru's Tongan community is bucking the trend, Hamish MacLean reports.
'Working poor' on the rise according to charity (photo)
Poverty is on the rise - particularly for the so-called 'working poor. That's the observation of St Vincent de Paul's Auckland South conference acting area president Tonia Greabatch. 

Churches make high profile appointments as cathedrals sit broken (photos)
Two Christchurch church property teams have made prominent appointments as their earthquake-damaged cathedrals sit in ruins.
Also: Former Ngai Tahu property CEO joins Catholic Diocese 

Chapel restored as plans for $30m Island Bay housing project at heritage site unveiled (image)
Plans have been unveiled for a $30 million 94-townhouse development at Wellington's controversial heritage complex at Erskine College in Island Bay. The red-stickered derelict former Catholic boarding school has been under threat of demolition for years, with redevelopment hinging on Save Erskine College Trust's demands that the chapel and gardens be saved.
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Move over, Millennials, there are some new kids in town (photos)
[The article includes comments by Kieran Fouhy, principal of St Paul's College, Ponsonby, on the importance of communal achievement over individual achievement]

Pompallier School, Kaitaia: First haircut raises funds to go to boy's sick teacher (photo) 

Roncalli College, Timaru: Life changing volunteer visit to Cambodia for Roncalli school girls (photo) 

St Peter's College, Auckland: Grieving friends make film tribute for mate (photo) 

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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 12:49-56 : Jesus, the cause of division

A reading and reflection with Rev. Dr. Raymond Pelly and Rev. Canon Jenny Wilkens at St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington.

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'RESTLESS PRESS' 


This week: 

** Thank you for your support - Chelsea Houghton (August 6 2016)

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Deacon Steven Greydanus. Hollywood's  got a "religion problem" especially when it comes to depictions of Catholicism and Christianity generally.

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NEW ZEALAND CATHOLIC PERIODICALS & NEWSLETTERS

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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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Catholic Diocese of Hamilton
Seven pastoral and support positions.
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.4, on Seek (partial list) at https://goo.gl/UhabjX and at http://proudtobecatholic.org.nz/2016/07/26/new-job-opportunities/
Applications close 15 August (pastoral positions) and 31 August (admin. positions).

Editor, 'NZ Catholic', Auckland
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.19 and from leannek@cda.org.nz
Applications close 19 August. 

Director, Catholic Enquiry Centre, Wellington.
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.19, at https://www.seek.co.nz/job/31535173 and from Gerald Scanlan, tel: 03 474 5753; geralds@cdd.org.nz
Applications close 22 August.

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, August 7, 2016

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'NZ CATHOLIC' 

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

In issue no. 496, August 7 - 20 2016: Living wage parish blitz ... Parish group protests sale of land ... CWL looks to regenerate and open new doors ... Bp Peter Cullinane: Wars and rumours of war and peacemaking (part one) ... World Youth Day 2016 (2-pages,  photos and stories) ... Fr Robert Barron: The Church, two more blocks as seen by young people ... Film review: When Te Reo conquered the world (Poi E: the story behind our song) ... Legion of Mary learns lessons from Samoa ... Mountain of Mercy in the capital.

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Church Administrator calls it a day (photos)
Departing from one of the busiest offices in Auckland would have been a tough call of the man himself but the thought of not seeing Kerry Coleman as General Manager at the Catholic Diocese of Auckland which included the Office of the Bishop was even more emotional of others as the hard-working man decided to pursue other interests.

CuriousCity: what happens to the stuff that goes in charity bins? (photos, video)
Every Tuesday morning at St Vinnies in Wellington, Rangi Jury swings open the clothing bins, pops his knees and head inside and unhooks the Santa sacks. There's no telling what's buried deep inside, every week it's a lucky dip. Today is no different.

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Hato Petera College, Auckland: Community united in fight to save Hato Petera College from closure 
Staff and trustees of an historic Maori boarding college in Auckland that is on the brink of closure have rallied in its support.

Roncalli College, Timaru: Roncalli claim third successive Aoraki netball crown (photo) 

Sacred Heart Girls' College, Hamilton: Money raised will keep sick Taranaki kids entertained (photo) 

Sancta Maria College, Manukau: Students gain insights into business world (photo) 

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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 12:32-48 Riches in heaven

A reading and reflection with Sisters Stephanie Kitching and Marcellin Wilson.

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** Pondering the parallels between Paul VI and Francis
Although Blessed Pope Paul VI and Pope Francis represent different personality types, the parallels in their papacies are striking ...

** Final lesson of Auschwitz is that God's mercy can reach even there
The story of Rudolf Höss, the commander at Auschwitz and one of history's greatest mass murderers who eventually returned to his Catholic faith before his own execution.

** Middle East bishops say US has 'moral responsibility' to help Christians
Middle Eastern bishops say the U.S. has a moral responsibility to defend persecuted Christians there because it helped to create the chaos in the first place with the Iraq war.

** Pope Francis suggests the way to beat secularism is by 'out-loving' it
Pope Francis's Q&A with the Polish bishops reveals something interesting: He acknowledges the threat posed by secularism as much as anyone else, but his strategy to beat it isn't about abstract argument but rather "out-loving" the enemies of the faith.

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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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'NZ Catholic' newspaper

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EMPLOYMENT

Catholic Diocese of Hamilton
Seven pastoral and support positions.
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.4, on Seek (partial list) at https://goo.gl/UhabjX and at http://proudtobecatholic.org.nz/2016/07/26/new-job-opportunities/
Applications close 15 August (pastoral positions) and 31 August (admin. positions).

Editor, 'NZ Catholic', Auckland
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.19 and from leannek@cda.org.nz
Applications close 19 August. 

Director, Catholic Enquiry Centre, Wellington.
Details in 'NZ Catholic' August 7-20 2016 p.19, at https://www.seek.co.nz/job/31535173 and from Gerald Scanlan, tel: 03 474 5753; geralds@cdd.org.nz
Applications close 22 August.

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 ...




Sunday, July 31, 2016

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Catholic pilgrimage ends in Christchurch (text, photo, video)
Students from St Bede's College carried a four metre cross down Barbadoes St on Friday afternoon, taking park in World Youth Day, an international Catholic event. They joined 170 Catholic school students at Catholic Cathedral College who had gathered to stage a Kiwi version of World Youth Day, a global youth event organised by the Catholic church.

Verdon College students heading to Christchurch for satellite World Youth Day celebrations (photo)
Ten Verdon College students are heading on a four-night road trip to a satellite World Youth celebration, which could be the southernmost in the world.  

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Bishop of Auckland to highlight social justice week with own migration story
At a time when the number of international migrants is growing faster than the world's population (according to the UN), the theme of migration for the New Zealand Catholic Bishops' annual Social Justice Week is very pertinent. Held from 11-17 September in 2016, Bishop Patrick Dunn and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand Director Julianne Hickey will introduce the annual awareness-raising campaign and its theme We all have a migration story: Fostering a culture of encounter ...

Sixty years of ministry for priest (photo)
Founding parish priest of St Mark's Church and School in Pakuranga, Monsignor Raymond Green, recently celebrated a special Mass to mark 60 years of ordination to the priesthood.

The key to living to 100? Laughter (photo)
Simple living, lots of laughter and loving your family are Maureen Channon's tips for hitting 100. The Evelyn Page Retirement Village resident in Orewa celebrated the milestone on Monday.

Senior Sergeant Richard Ryan farewelled by 500-strong guard of honour (photos. video)
Senior Sergeant Richard Ryan made his final journey through the city he served on Friday as 500 police lined the street to honour him. 

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Singout4Justice (photos of the winners)
A big thank you to all the students who entered the SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition! You are the voices of justice and peace.

Carmel College, Auckland: Schools rewarded for encouraging students to get creative 

De La Salle College, Auckland: Out & About: Robotics coding 101 (photo captions) 

Hato Paora: Maori all-boys school, who had poi ban overturned, nail epic routine with cheeky swipe at organisers (text and video) 

Also: Poi controversy and a deeper meaning behind schools' kapa haka performances (photo) 

Hato Petera College, Auckland: Axe hangs over Hato Petera 
Auckland's last Maori boarding school faces closure after its proprietor announced a consultation process into its future.

John Paul College, Rotorua: Rugby: John Paul punch above weight in Oz (photo) 

New Plymouth: Francis Douglas Memorial College: Zac Reid taking to life on top of the water (photo) 

Roncalli College, Timaru: Roncalli College casts ogre, fairies and a dragon in upcoming Shrek show (photo) 

Sacred Heart College, New Plymouth: Young Caitlin O'Connell helps take Taranaki to semi-finals in U15s Nationals 

St Mary's, Gore: St Mary's $1m expansion begins (photo) 

St Mary's College, Wellington: St Mary's College netballers secure big win over Wellington East Girls' College (photo) 

St Patrick's Colleges: St Pats Silverstream dominate their traditional clash with St Pats Town. (text, photos and video) 

St Thomas of Canterbury College, Christchurch: Christ's College unable to substantiate racial abuse claim 
Christ's College has said it cannot substantiate claims of racial abuse at a school rugby clash, prompting St Thomas' to lodge a formal complaint with the Canterbury Rugby Union. 


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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 12:13-21 The parable of the rich fool

A reading and reflection with Sister Stephanie Kitching and Sister Marcellin Wilson.

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Reports from Pope Francis Apostolic Visit to Poland and World Youth Day, including ...

** Pope uses Krakow's most famous window to talk about suffering

** Pope Francis delivers an homage to St. John Paul II with a morning dedicated to Divine Mercy. 
** Meeting 25 "Righteous Among the Nations" at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Pope Francis offers a lesson in the mysteries of both evil and good

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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

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'NZ Catholic' newspaper

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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

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

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'NZ CATHOLIC'


In issue no. 495 July 24 - August 6 2016: The Church: What do young people see as blocks? ... Kiwi Anglican bishops head for Rome ... Two new priests with very different stories ... Scores of Kiwis heading for WYD ... And WYD activities back home ... The danger of being a full-time Catholic apologist ... Advertising feature: Professionals who care ... Mum proud of Aussie-Kiwi bishop to be ... New Kiwi rite of blessing for expectant parents and their child ... Sacred music boost for Christchurch diocese ... Sr Corita's pop art on show in the capital ... Kids learn to like Mother Aubert.

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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

Waihopai documentary digs into the world of spies, eyes and peace (photos, documentary trailer)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/film/82245364/waihopai-spies-eyes-and-peace
They walked through a vineyard and cut fences in the dead of night, approached the enormous white domes of the spy base and said, "In the name of Jesus Christ, we disarm you". Then they plunged sickles into a dome, which deflated like a balloon, and they cried next to a shrine they set up...

Sacred Heart Cathedral building shoe mountain for kids at low decile schools (photo)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/wellington/82245432/sacred-heart-cathedral-building-shoe-mountain-for-kids-at-low-decile-schools
Overcoming poverty is a tall mountain to climb, but thanks to an idea from the Archdiocese of Wellington the children of low decile schools will be able to take up the challenge with warm feet.

Hospital day-stay facility opened (photos)
http://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/390782/hospital-day-stay-facility-opened
Staff, patients and members of the Roman Catholic community celebrated the 80th anniversary of Mercy Hospital, and the opening of a new $7.5million facility on Saturday.

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Hato Paora College, Feilding: Singing out for justice wins national prize for Hato Paora student
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1607/S00284/singing-out-for-justice-wins-national-prize-for-student.htm

Holy Cross, Papatoetoe: Auckland Airport helps south Auckland teachers' further education (photo)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/manukau-courier/81966618/auckland-airport-helps-south-auckland-teachers-further-education

St Mark's, Pakuranga: Mufti Mania supports schools in Solomon Islands (photo)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/eastern-courier/82063776/mufti-mania-supports-schools-in-solomon-islands


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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 11:1-3 : Jesus' teaching on prayer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=001_p90DnHs

A reading and reflection with Sister Stephanie Kitching rsm.

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'CRUX', edited by John L. Allen


'Crux' is a free online magazine of articles on Catholic issues. On Crux now ...

** Poland's Catholic bishops get their retaliation in first over likely looming attempt to drive a wedge between them and the boss on immigration policy.

** Scenes from World Youth Day in Krakow - Crux
Walking around the streets of Krakow ahead of World Youth Day, the largest regular Catholic gathering in the world, one can find hundreds of reminders that the whole Catholic world is focused here, and here are several slices of life from the run-up …

** Why the charming small town of Wadowice, located about an hour outside Krakow, isn't just the birthplace of St. Pope John Paul II, but also of the truly global Church John Paul helped inspire.

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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
http://www.catholic.org.nz/reflection/dsp-list-reflections.cfm?loadref=57

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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Sunday, July 17, 2016

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FROM THE SECULAR MEDIA

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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 repair tests 'positive' (text and video)
Recent engineering and geotechnical reports are showing "positive" signs for the future of Christchurch's quake-damaged Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Catholic officials claim.

Also: Mike Yardley: Catholic Cathedral repairs key to Christ Church Cathedral plan 

Winter coats donated to Auckland's homeless by Catholic church (photo)
One hundred rough sleepers now have an extra layer to keep them warm for the chilly winter months ahead. The Catholic Church in Auckland was gifted high quality coats to distribute to the city's homeless by the Sovereign Order of Malta.

Exciting opportunities for Catholic volunteers in the Pacific
From carpenters rebuilding schools in Solomon Islands to nurses helping manage community clinics in Tonga, Catholic volunteers have been making an important contribution to development projects around the Pacific for decades. Formerly known as Mahitahi, the Catholic Church's international volunteers programme is now called Catholic Volunteers Overseas and opportunities are available.

St Patrick's Church Panmure parishioners propose memorial wall (photo)
A proposed memorial wall at one of the country's oldest Catholic churches would remember those shut out of its cemetery. The St Patrick's Church in Panmure is the official burial ground for clergy of the Auckland Catholic Diocese.

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Aquinas College, Tauranga: The Big Read: The men and women who live by marathons (photo)

Campion College, Gisborne: Funding agreed for film festival (photo)

Campion College, Gisborne: Giving a little, getting a lot (photo)
"My aim is to help all kids go to school with food," says Campion College year 7 student Zara Potter. This simple goal will see the 11-year-old host a Bollywood night fundraiser this Saturday, alongside Tairawhiti Multicultural Council board member Arish Naresh.
St Joseph's Maori Girls' College in Napier issues invite to 150th jubilee celebrations
New Zealand's oldest Maori girls' boarding school, St Joseph's Maori Girls' College in Napier, turns 150 next year. And the school has chosen Maori Language Week to launch an online pre-registration form for people interested in attending their 150th jubilee celebrations, which will be held on the weekend of October 6-8, 2017.

St Theresa's, Plimmerton: Hosking and 180 ice-creams (photo)

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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 10:38-42 Jesus visits Martha and Mary

A reading and reflection with Sister Stephanie Kitching rsm.

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THE 15TH STATION PODCAST


July 16, 2016
Episode 106 — Bishops, Popes, Politicians and Pokemon

What Pope Francis said about Christians' attitudes to homosexuals and what he did about the prospect of priests celebrating Mass ad orientem feature prominently in this month's episode of The 15th Station. Don, James and Gavin also speak about the demographic challenges facing the Church in New Zealand — and in other Western countries — and consider the Church's efforts to stop the legalisation of euthanasia. But how could a podcast be complete without discussion of Pokemon Go? Answer: It couldn't.

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** Nun and sister of original 'Ghostbusters' star says acting is preaching
An interview with Dominican Sister Nancy Murray, whose brother Bill Murray starred in the original 'Ghostbusters.

**Key figures in pope's financial reform carry some baggage
Pope Francis was elected in March 2013 on a reform mandate, and quickly got to work trying to clean up Vatican finances. The effort has been beset with headaches…

Aussie bishop asks, 'Are we missing the opportunity of Francis?' - Crux
Part two of Christopher White's interview with Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney, Australia, among other things touching on what Fisher sees as the missionary opportunity created by Pope Francis.

Trump's VP pick describes himself as 'Evangelical Catholic' - Crux
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, tapped by Donald Trump on Friday as his running mate, grew up Catholic and served as an altar boy, later attended a megachurch, and now says he's an "Evangelical Catholic."

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

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

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'NZ CATHOLIC' 

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

In issue no. 494 July 10-23 2016: PM says poverty is complex ... Catholic doctor honoured ... Pro-life ad stirs hornet's nest ... Enquiry Centre alters leadership ... Primary schooling headache in the south ... "Thanks for your support over so many years" (Peter Grace's farewell editorial) ... Innovative NZ approach helps deaf people ... Vocations: Are you called?, a six-page illustrated feature ... Double celebration for Compassion Sisters ... 22 principals turn up for Josephite conference.

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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

Stolen Geraldine church items returned (photo)
Items stolen from a church in Geraldine last month have been recovered, with some found scattered in a river in the Waimate district. The items were returned to the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Friday.

Tim Wilson's baby prediction! (photos)
As an experienced journalist, Tim Wilson is used to reading people's faces. But the Seven Sharp funnyman took his well-honed powers of observation to a whole new level recently when he guessed that his wife was expecting for a second time before she'd even done a pregnancy test!

(A few months later ...)
Meet Tim Wilson's adorable baby boy (photos)

Sleepout to raise awareness for Auckland city's homeless (photo)
Homeless Aucklander Shaun Farrell will be warmer this winter thanks to a specially tailored coat donated by a Catholic order in Australia.

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Reignier Catholic School, Napier: Props bring production to life (photo) 

Sancta Maria College, Botany: Sancta Maria win Spirit of J Rock Award (photo) 

Sancta Maria Primary School, Flat Bush: Swimmer Melissa Ingram inspires young students (photo) 

St Joseph's Maori Girls' College, Napier: St Joseph's girls prove best orators (photo) 

St Thomas of Canterbury College, Christchurch: Meal allowance no treat for youth in custody in New Zealand (photos) 

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INSPIRATIONAL TV


Luke 10:25-37 The parable of the Good Samaritan

A reading and discussion with Violet Kudzotsa and Zenaida Savill.

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** Pope calls Latin America to fight 'colonizations', realize its destiny 
A new letter from Pope Francis to his native Argentina reflects his bold vision of an integrated and unified Latin America standing on its own two legs and fighting off "colonizations of every kind."

** Study suggests Catholic marriage will be dead in Italy by 2031 
A new study from a respected Italian research institute finds that religious marriages in one of the world's most Catholic nations are in "free-fall," and that if present trends continue, Catholic marriage in the country will be effectively dead by the year 2031.

** In wake of shootings, Dallas bishop urges end to gun violence - Crux
In the wake of the police shootings that left five officers dead and six wounded, Bishop Kevin Farrell of Dallas is voicing both consolation for the victims and frustration over the lack of measures to control gun violence.

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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

Catholic overseas volunteer vacancies are listed on the Vacancies page of http://www.mahitahi.org ]

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