What’s New at JPII?

The John Paul II Centre for Life is pleased to introduce its new Director, Theresa Klaassens. She is following on from the great work of Maria Schmetzer, who is retiring. […]

Net Launch

In seeking to meet the needs of young people and the Church in this ever-changing world, the Catholic Youth Team (CYT) is constantly reviewing and refining its ministry. As a […]

Our Catholic Social Services in 2022

While 2022 saw us all resume a ‘post pandemic’ life, it has also been a year of turmoil and disruption on a global level which has had, and will continue […]

From Our Bishop

Tena koutou katoa. Greetings to you, my brothers and sisters in Christ. This time last year, I was preparing to celebrate Christmas Masses in Auckland with restricted numbers. Little did […]

“MARANATHA! Come Lord Jesus”

The Four Senses of ScriptureThe early Christians very quickly came to see Christ in all the Scripture, under three lenses. Along with the literal sense, conveying the plain meaning, these […]

Humility and the Desert Fathers

Recently I have been reading the writings of the Desert Fathers on humility. The gift of humility is defined as being grounded, the honouring of another; holding a modest estimate […]

Society of St Vincent de Paul

Pavitt Street Transitional Housing Project Just under twelve months ago, the Society of St Vincent de Paul began construction of the seven apartments to house young mothers and their children […]

Chosen – to know, to grow, and to go out

Evangelisation in our School Parish communities On 25 August, Te Mara Akoranga Katorika (The Catholic Kāhui ako North Hub) hosted a hui at St Bede’s College for school, diocesan, and […]

Marian College Update

Blessing of Chapel marks significant milestone in Marian College build On 7 September, the chapel of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop and the new Marian College were officially blessed. […]