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Pilgrimage Places in Aotearoa – New Zealand Some of New Zealand’s pilgrimage destinations: the tomb of New Zealand’s first Catholic Bishop Pompallier at Motuti in the Hokianga; the National Shrine of St Peter Chanel at Russell in the Bay of Islands; Hiruharama (Jerusalem) up the Whanganui River; the statue of Our Lady of Kapiti in […]


At the age of five I was rather worried that I might end up in hell.   I was already convinced that I was a worthless sinner. Born in 1930 and at convent school four and a half years later, I became just another product of the Catholic teaching by the sisters.  We were not […]

Presentation Mission Gala at Kapiti

A Mission Sunday Feature Every year for the past 26 years, the parishioners of St Patricks parish Paraparaumu and Our Lady of Fatima Waikanae have held a fund-raising Mission Gala for the Presentation Sisters’ missions in South America and Papua New Guinea. The people of these parishes see this commitment as recognition of the ministry […]