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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who or what ?

who or what ?

We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?

signs please God

signs please God

It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.

Our Father

Our Father

a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.

just do it

just do it

I received a letter from the bishop of Christchurch (Denis Hanrahan) which began: Dear John, I am happy to inform you

tempted ?

tempted ?

Temptation is usually understood as an impulse to choose wrong over right, bad over evil, unhealthy over healthy