Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2015"

The latest Sounds Catholic radio programme on Plains FM features a visit to the Transitional Cathedral for two events involving Catholics. The programme acknowledges two significant events; the beginning of Lent and the fourth anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake. We feature highlights from a service with visiting brothers from the Taizé Community in France.  We…(Read More)

Marian College will not return to the North Parade site Following a geotechnical assessment of Marian College’s North Parade site, the Catholic Bishop of Christchurch has confirmed that the College will not be rebuilt on this land. The geotechnical assessment confirmed that the North Parade site will remain at risk to liquefaction induced subsidence…(Read More)

Photo: Bishop Stephen Lowe (Photo courtesy of Barker Photography) In a moving and joyful celebration of the Mass, Bishop Stephen Lowe was consecrated and formally installed as the third Roman Catholic Bishop of Hamilton, on Friday. The liturgy which took place in the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary, steeped in Catholic tradition with rich…(Read More)