Sunday, June 28, 2015


'NZ CATHOLIC' - June 28 - July 11 2015

In the current issue: Pope makes moral case for environment ... NZ
response to reugees in focus ... 830 attend education convention ...
Courage of deaf noted ... Difference or indifference: the challenges
of ecumentism ... Lyndsay Freer a voice of the Church for 30 years ...
Pain sparks move to change law secrecy ... Theology of the Body:
Programme offers 'life-changing' experience



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Laudato Si' - On Care for Our Common Home

The full text:

Chris Trotter: What if God's anointed should speak with a Left-wing accent?
Pope Francis, like his namesake, Saint Francis of Assisi, is
challenging the powerful to see the world through new eyes. The
question, now, is whether the powerful will embrace this radical pope,
or destroy him?

"Praised be" – challenge and hope seen in Pope Francis' encyclical
Pope Francis gives both challenge and hope to the world in his latest
encyclical Laudato Si' (Praised Be), says Caritas Director Julianne
Hickey. "We welcome and accept the wero (challenge) he gives to all of
us to take urgent and radical action to protect our planet and its


St Vincent de Paul's new Christchurch shop open for business (photo)
Christchurch has a new op-shop on the block. St Vincent de Paul's has
spent the past three years trading from the sorting area of its former
Stanmore Rd shop.

Christchurch crash victims were keepers of Catholic Cathedral (photo)
Patrick Eugene Joseph Barry, 88, and Betty Dora Barry, 81, who died in
a collision with a ute, were devout Catholics who were the caretakers
of the now damaged cathedral in Christchurch for many years.

100th birthday cause for double celebration (photo)
Mosgiel woman Win Fitzgerald had more than her 100th birthday to
celebrate yesterday. The centenarian, who marked the milestone with
friends and family in Mosgiel, was also celebrating news she would be
receiving a papal medal for services to the Roman Catholic Church.

Monster Garage Sale raises thousands for cyclone relief in Vanuatu (photo)
Hundreds of people gathered to snap up a bargain at the Monster Garage
Sale in aid of Vanuatu. The event was co-organised by St Vincent de
Paul Society and the Catholic Women's League of New Zealand.

Former Catholic priest Peter Hercock pleads not guilty to historic sex charges
Former Catholic priest Peter Joseph Hercock has pleaded not guilty to
historic sex charges and elected trial by jury.

News of the Schools

Haro Petera College, Auckland ...

Hato Petera 'not for sale'
Auckland's Catholic bishop has no plans to sell troubled Hato Petera
College, leased by the diocese to the school on a rolling term.

O'Sullivan happy with decision (photo)
North Shore Times
Dr Lance O'Sullivan says he is happy with Te Whanau o Hato Petera
Trust's future.

Decision on North Shore boarding school chair (photo)
Kaitaia GP Dr Lance O'Sullivan didn't succeed in his bid to be voted
in as Hato Petera College trust chairman, but there is still a chance
at the annual general meeting.


St Anne's, Whanganui East:
St Anne's Catholic School sprayed after flooding (photo)

Also: Cleanup for soiled school field (photo) Manawatu Standard

St Peter's, Cambridge: St Peter's School heads initiative



Inspired Word (right)
Mark 5:21-43, a reading and reflection with Sr Stephanie Kitching rsm (right)

Also: Jenny O'Brien on Preparing the soil - stories that let the seed
of faith blossom (centre)


SOUNDS CATHOLIC - Christchurch Catholic Radio

Podcasts of June 21 2015, June 14, and June 7



This week:

** Life Of A Med Student – Expectation Vs Reality (Lucy Watt)

** 10 Ways To Winter Health (Melissa Bryant)

** Walk In Love And Mercy – Divine Mercy Congress For Oceania In
Auckland 2016 (Pat Barrett)

** Marketing Yourself As A Teacher (Jane Bourke)



John L. Allen is a Catholic columnist for The Boston Globe

Four years later, memories of 2011 massacre still haunt Egypt's Christians

Cairo, Egypt — Andraous Oweida, a 44-year-old construction worker and
father of two, has vivid memories of the night of Oct. 9, 2011, when
the Egyptian army assaulted a massive crowd of Christian protestors in
the Maspero neighborhood of Cairo, killing 22 people and leaving
dozens severely wounded ...



'NZ Catholic' is a national newspaper published by the Catholic Bishop
of Auckland.

Catholic Diocese of Hamilton. 'Kete Korero'.

Catholic Dioceses of Palmerston North and Wellington. 'Wel-com'

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch. 'Inform'

Catholic Diocese of Dunedin. 'The Tablet'

The Nathaniel Centre. The New Zealand Catholic Bioethics Centre. 'The
Nathaniel Report'

NZ Catholic Education Office. 'Lighting New Fires'

NZ Catholic Education Office. 'Good News and the News'

Society of Mary. 'Marist Messenger'

St Columban's Mission Society. 'The Far East'

'Tui Motu Interislands'. An independent Catholic magazine.



Living the Word - Fr Frank Bird sm

Daily Reflections (right-hand column)



The Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand

'NZ Catholic' newspaper

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand

Holy Cross Seminary

Marist Seminary, Auckland NZ





Teaching vacancies in New Zealand Catholic schools are advertised on
the Website of the Education Gazette:

Catholic overseas volunteer vacancies are listed on the Vacancies page
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Job vacancies in the Auckland and Wellington Catholic diocesan
agencies are on these pages:

Supervisor, Marian Early Childhood Centre, Panmure, Auckland
Details in 'NZ Catholic' June 26 - July 11 2015 p.19 and from the
Centre, tel. 09 570 5690 Applications close 12 July 2015.