Pompallier's People

We are called to put ourselves alongside our sisters and brothers in the spirit of the Good Samaritan

There were some wonderful interventions yesterday afternoon, and some which appeared to be more of a lecture, or an intellectual exercise for...

Today’s world stands in need of great witnesses, not so much of teachers but rather of witnesses

This Morning at the Opening Mass for the Synod I remembered some words that Pope Francis said not long after he was...

We must lend our ears to the beat of this time and discover the ‘scent’ of the people today

I will shortly be going to the Opening Mass for the Synod in St Peters.

The buzz of activity as people prepare for significant Synod

I have arrived in Rome for the Synod on the Family.

Family Life, Oranga Whanau, and the Synod in Rome

One thing we all have in common is family life.

Homily preached on the occasion of The Ordination of Danny Karatea-Goddard to the diaconate by Bishop Charles Drennan

Homily preached on the occasion of The Ordination of Danny Karatea-Goddard to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Charles Drennan, 7 June 2104,...

Now let’s start working together, walking together

Recently Archbishop John Dew invited people to join him for a picnic in Parliament grounds, his invitation included Members of Parliament to...

The call to be shepherds who know their sheep!

On the anniversary of the election of Pope Francis Archbishop John Dew reflects on his message to priests during his Chrism Mass...

A church for all people – all forgiving, loving and embracing

Thursday, 13 March marked the first anniversary of the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as Pope Francis, the first...

In word and in deed

Cody Houlahan is a senior student at St John's Boys College in Hastings, here he reflects on the first year since Pope...