Catholic News

Applications are now open for grants from the Catholic Caring Foundation for 2018

The Bishop’s charitable organisation, the Catholic Caring Foundation, is now accepting applications for grants from organisations that strengthen or support families, individuals and communities in need, or suffering from the effects of poverty within the Auckland Diocese. All grant applications close on Fri, April 13th, 2018 at 5.00 p.m. To download an application form please […]

NZ Catholic bishops’ letter to all parishioners on the ‘End of Life Choice Bill’ which seeks to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide

23 January 2018  Dear Parishioners, As many of you will know, in December 2017, David Seymour’s ‘End of Life Choice’ bill had its first reading in Parliament and was voted through to the Justice Select Committee. This Bill, which seeks to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide, is something that we, the Bishops of New Zealand, […]

New document on religious education from the National Centre for Religious Studies

Poipoia te kakano kia puawai – Nurture the seed and it will blossom. This year, teachers of Religious Education (RE) in Catholic Primary schools, and Year 7-8 of some Catholic Secondary Schools, throughout Aotearoa New Zealand will have access to a new curriculum guide provided by the National Centre for Religious Studies (NCRS). From term […]