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Newsletter 10 Feb 2019

So often today’s Gospel is read symbolically so that the tearing nets mean one thing and the great number of fish mean something else. The boat’s near sinking is sometimes interpreted symbolically too. But it can be more fruitful simply to read Luke’s story on its own terms, without fishing for meaning so to speak.…
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Newsletter 3 February 2019

LIVING THE PASCHAL MYSTERY Mark Twain once said, “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.” Our brains are wired to be comfortable with the familiar. We don’t need to think about walking; we simply walk. We don’t need to invest much…
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Newsletter 16 Dec 2018

St Joseph’s parish has been a part of Hawera’s history for more than 143 years.  In that time, our Catholic faith has been nurtured by the lay people, nuns and priests who have served this community.  This weekend we celebrate the construction of our fourth, and current, church built in 1993.  This house of prayer…
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Newsletter 9th December 2018

25th Jubilee of the Current Church Sunday 16th December 9.30am Mass Followed by a potluck brunch   Come join the celebration. Download full newsletter here -9 Dec 2018 (A)
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