A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Tag Archive for ‘Catholic Diocese’

Fr Jean Baptiste Petitjean SM ‘Parish Priest to all New Zealand’

Part 3 of 3 In the early morning of 1 May 1850, Bishop Philippe Viard celebrated Mass on the deck of the Clara as she sailed into Wellington harbour after a ten-day voyage from Auckland. This was his first Mass as bishop of the newly created Diocese of Wellington. Reflecting on the city of her […]


News from Christchurch is that the Anglican Diocese has gone ahead with a decision to rebuild a Cathedral in the City Square, asking their members to choose from three models. That is not to say that they did not give serious thought to a joint venture with the Catholic Diocese. A recent Synod of the […]