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Newsletter 25 Aug 2019

A Message from the New Zealand Catholic Bishops to Parishioners Every pregnancy involves at least two lives – the child and the mother. Every abortion takes away an innocent life. Protecting and caring for life from conception to natural death stands at the core of our Catholic faith. From the moment an embryo comes into…
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Newsletter 18 August 2019

SPIRITUAL HEALING No one gets through this life unscarred.  God’s desire is that everyone is healed and grows in wholeness and holiness.  To achieve these things is to become more fully human.  Many of the gospel accounts speak about Jesus’ desire to bring healing to our world including people’s physical, spiritual and emotional well being. …
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Newsletter 11 August 2019

WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS, THERE YOUR HEART WILL BE “Do not be afraid… Sell your possessions, and give away money to the poor”  Jesus of Nazareth If we were to do that wouldn’t we have even more reason to be afraid? Our greatest fear is that we will be left with nothing. We know that…
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Newsletter 4th August 2019

Liturgy Update - Sacred Silence The 2002 General Instruction of the Roman Missal speaks about the importance of silence before and during the Mass. “Sacred silence, as part of the celebration, is to be observed at the designated times. Its purpose depends on the time it occurs in each part of the celebration. Thus, within…
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