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Tangiwai and Whaia Te Whaea

This oil painting Tangiwai (River of Tears), by Julia Lynch, Sister Mary Lawrence RSM, depicts the Mother Mary and her Son dressed in Māori kākahu (clothing). The painting resides at Hiruharama, Jerusalem, on the Whanganui River. Pā Hemi Hekiera, during his pastoral ministry, was instrumental in gathering the family Māori for catechetical training and mission […]

Sr Sue Cosgrove DOLC

With regard to the  feature film How Far is Heaven? by Miriam Smith and Christopher Pryor, 2012. MM Sister, how did you come to feature in this documentary picture about the village of Hiruharama (Jerusalem) on the Wanganui River? Sue  Miriam Smith approached us about the possibility of a documentary.  Miriam had been to Jerusalem […]