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September 29, 2020

Day of Celebration for Venerable Suzanne Aubert

Sunday 4 October

The first Sunday in October is the closest to the anniversary of Suzanne Aubert’s death on 1 October 1926. Nationally observed, this celebration promotes and rejoices in the spirituality and good works of Venerable Suzanne Aubert.… More

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Social Justice Week 6-12 September

Catholic social teaching articulates a vision which springs from Scripture and has taken shape down the centuries. It is a vision that takes as its starting point God’s creation of human beings “in the image and likeness of God” (Genesis 1:27).… More

Laudato Si’ Special Anniversary Year

In New Zealand, we throw out 15.5 million tonnes of waste each year1, which amounts to 3,200 kilograms for each of us! On 1 January 2018, the world’s biggest recycler, China, closed its country to other countries’ waste2, saying that what was coming in was too contaminated.… More

Reflecting on Covid-19

It is mid-May, about 55 days since we first went into lockdown, an experience that has been like being in a state of suspended animation. Last Friday I ventured into the local supermarket for the first time in more than seven weeks.… More


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