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Our Lady of Christchurch

The recent after-shocks in Christchurch have brought back to mind the terrible damage inflicted on that city by the earthquake in February. The Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament was badly battered by the February quake and stands as a … Continue reading

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The Suffering Church

The Catholic Herald carries a story about the increasingly perilous position of Christians in Pakistan, where Christians and the Church are coming under increasing attack by people describing themselves as Moslems. The situation is not helped by Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, … Continue reading

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Become one body, one spirit in Christ

The headline is the title of the resource that is apparently on its way to teach us about the new translation of the missal. Here’s the website: http://www.becomeonebodyonespiritinchrist.org/ Meanwhile, here in New Zealand, we had this letter read at every Mass … Continue reading

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First to see the sun

Here in the land of the long white cloud, first to see the sun of each new day, we’re gearing up for the introduction of the new missal in four months time – at the start of Advent this year. … Continue reading

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