The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated in the Southern Hemisphere between Ascension Sunday and Pentecost Sunday, thus from 29…
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated in New Zealand between Ascension Sunday and Pentecost Sundays each year, so 16…
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Report on VoicetoVatican Survey of young people and the Church 2017 PDF (1 MB)
Joint statement from Cardinal John Dew, NZCBC, and Bishop Mark Whitfield, Lutheran Church of New Zealand, to mark the 500th Anniversary of… PDF (425 KB)
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The new translation of the Mass is six years old.
The National Calendar outlines key dates in the New Zealand Church's diary
The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) is seeking applications for Director of the National Liturgy Office.
Standards for Catholic Youth and young adult ministry in Aotearoa PDF (1.2 MB)
A framework for Catholic ministry with young people in Aotearoa New Zealand PDF (1.2 MB)
Caritas provides resources for educators, students, parishes, social justice advocates, researchers and for prayer.
Of Ngati Tuwharetoa, Bishop Māriu was born in Waihi and educated at Hato Paora College in Feilding. PDF (321 KB)
Suzanne Aubert, also known as Mother Aubert, was born and raised in France. PDF (291 KB)
New Zealand’s first bishop, Jean Baptiste François Pompallier, was born in Lyon, France,
on 11 December 1802. PDF (211 KB)
Pope John Paul II has been the only Pope to have visited New Zealand so far. PDF (281 KB)
Increasing numbers of settlers had begun to put pressure on mission stations resulting in New Zealand being made an independent vicariate by… PDF (200 KB)
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Year A
Jesus put a parable before the crowds, ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to…
15th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Year A
Jesus left the house and sat by the lakeside, but such crowds gathered around him…
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Year A
Jesus exclaimed, ‘I bless you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding these things…
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Year A
"Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever…
The question, “Who are you really?” is connected to the purpose God had in mind when calling you into existence.
When Jesus invited Simon Peter to be one of his closest companions, Peter objected because he felt unworthy: “depart from me, Lord,…