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The Pandemic and the People of God(Comments Off on The Pandemic and the People of God)


Fr Gerald Arbuckle SM’s latest book, published in early October, is
The Pandemic and the People of God: Cultural Impacts and Pastoral Responses,
(Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2021), $US25. … More

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Shame, Hope and the Church: A Journey with Mary

by Thomas Ryan, SM
St Pauls Publications 2020

Reviewed by Fr Brian Cummings SM

With so much having been written about the sexual abuse crisis within the Church, and, no doubt, with still much to be written, there can be a certain sense of weariness when faced with yet another book on the topic.… More

Father Francis Vernon Douglas

It is good news that the Vatican’s Congregation For the Causes of Saints is wishing to investigate the cause for beatification of Francis Vernon Douglas, a New Zealand Columban priest who was murdered by the Japanese Military during World War II.… More

The Mission Changed the Missionary

The following is the text of a speech given by Fr Mervyn Duffy SM at the launch of the book by Peter Tremewan and Giselle Larcombe, entitled Living Among the Northland Māori: Diary of Father Antoine Garin, 1844-1846 (600 pages, Canterbury University Press).More

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