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Liturgy and the early Catholic missionaries to New Zealand (3)

This article was first published in the Auckland Diocese Liturgy magazine. It is used with permission. Books were not the only objects wanted by the Māori in connection with religion. Fr Servant gives an account which suggests that the idea of objects with power and relics of the dead were not unknown to Māori: Our […]

Māori and the Marists

The history of the Marists and Māori in New Zealand is woven through the history of Aotearoa/New Zealand like a harakeke leaf in a kete.

Tracking the Origin of the Pompallier Madonna

According to the Marist Messenger of September 2013: “The Pompallier Madonna is a painting of the Blessed Virgin brought to Rome from Byzantium (modern-day Istanbul) by the nuns of the Immaculate Conception in the Campus Martius in the year 750.” That sentence conveys the impression that the painting Bishop Pompallier was given by Pope Pius […]