A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Tag Archive for ‘Catholic Cathedral’

Family History Perishes in Quake

Original Artwork and  Stained glass donated by pioneer Catholic families are part of the collateral damage suffered by the Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Christchurch. The painstaking task of stabilising the building must be completed before any of this artwork can be recovered if indeed they are still in a condition to be […]

A Seismic Shift in Caring

When a 7.1 earthquake hit Christchurch (pop 350,000) in the South Island of NZ before dawn on Sept 4, 2010, it was a near miracle that no one was killed. The quake’s epicentre was about 40 km from the city; hundreds of buildings were damaged, notably St Paul’s RC Church which split in half laterally; […]