Bishop Charles Drennan
+Charles @ Synod

+Charles @ Synod

The blog of Bishop Charles Drennan of the diocese of Palmerston North is a great way to get a daily taste of life in Rome during these three Synod weeks. You can follow...

Laudato Si

Laudato Si

Catholic Bishop of Palmerston North Charles Drennan in a Radio New Zealand interview gives a great little (7 minute) look inside Pope Francis' new encyclical letter on...

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a towering witness

a towering witness

I was especially happy yesterday to, along with other priests, receive an email from scriptures scholar Kath Rushton

John on sabbatical

John on sabbatical

a podcast conversation with Triona Doocey asking some challenging questions about my sabbatical weeks.

sabbatical update

sabbatical update

I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin