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in for a challenge

I’ve got a bit of a challenge on my hands. A couple of weeks ago I posted about our Hurunui parish weekend for young families held in Hanmer Springs. This morning the group met for 8.30am pancakes breakfast and formation sessions (one for children one for parents) before the 10.00am Amberley Mass…(Read More)

new Hurunui era

I want to share with Food For Faith readers a great grace, a sign of hope that I experienced this weekend in the Catholic community of the Hurunui. We are a small community, with around 80 people spread over four or five Sunday Masses (depending on the Sunday of the month). Some of our churches…(Read More)

Hearts & Christmas

Registrations for the Jan 2015 Hearts Aflame gathering close early December. This ten-day formation session for young (18-35 year-old) Catholics has become a significant event on the New Zealand Catholic calendar, and a positive and life-changing experience for those who take part. I was fortunate in January last year to spend…(Read More)

hearts for Christmas

  Registrations for theJan 2014 Hearts Aflame gathering close in the next few days. This ten-day formation session for young (18-35 year-old) Catholics has become a significant event on the New Zealand Catholic calendar, and a positive life-changing experience for those who take part. I was fortunate in January of this…(Read More)