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Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton

born: 31 January 1915         died: 10 December 1968 One of the great spiritual classics of the twentieth century is Thomas Merton's Seven Story Mountain. Within...

Anglican generosity

Anglican generosity

I am regularly moved by the generosity that New Zealand Anglicans show towards the Catholic community in our country. This morning I experienced this good-will and...

Faithfest Cultural Festival

Faithfest Cultural Festival

Here is the final selection of Faithfest photos - this time from Sunday afternoon's Cultural Festival. Thank you again to Peter Fleming who took these photos and...

faces of faithfest

faces of faithfest

More Faithfest photos here from Peter Fleming. If you were there, the chances are you will see yourself in at least one of these pictures. The pics are a mix from...

Bishop’s Faithfest homily

Bishop’s Faithfest homily

Thanks to Bishop Barry Jones for providing "food for faith" with this copy of his homily delivered at yesterday at the Faithfest Mass in the CBS Arena, Christchurch....

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