Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2018"

After eight months of extensive restoration, St Patrick’s Church, Akaroa, was reopened on Labour Day Monday with Bishop Paul holding a Liturgy of Thanksgiving. Built in 1864 via Irish-born John Cullen, St Patrick’s Church is 154 years old, an iconic landmark of Akaroa and site of the beginnings of Catholic faith in…(Read More)

Respect Life Sunday

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ E te whānau whakapono a te Karaiti Praising God for the gift of life is common to all world religions. Deep down in the heart of every person is the knowledge that life is precious and often fragile. The worldwide human family recently experienced this belief as we…(Read More)