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Farewell and thank you Anne

At the Annual General Meeting held in St Theresa’s Church, Karori, Otari Parish, Mrs Anne Joyce was formally fare welled by the Archdiocesan President, Mrs Christine Patterson. Mrs Patterson recognized the different leadership roles Anne has held in Catholic Women’s League at Parish, Diocesan and … [Read More...]

Change lives and shape futures

There are over 700 women in our prisons and almost 6,000 on probation. Although Corrections New Zealand’s role must always be to hold people to account for their crimes, it is also responsible to help them to stop offending. The increase of women offenders demands attention and a fresh … [Read More...]

Whakatane celebrate silver jubilee

On the 19th of September 1957, the then Parish Priest, Father Courtney with the backing of Archbishop Liston, addressed a gathering of local ladies.  The outcome of this meeting was the formation of a Catholic Women’s League Branch and the election of the following executive – President, Mrs … [Read More...]

Books for Fiji from New Plymouth

New Plymouth shipped 21 boxes of nearly new books to Nadelei, their mission community in Fiji.  The books came from a closing primary school in Taranaki.  A generous benefactor sourced, packed and paid for the shipping. The happy faces of the children demonstrate the joy and excitement of … [Read More...]

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