Good Shepherd Parish
TGIF

TGIF

A day in the life of a diocesan priest. All over the country today students and workers have been rejoicing at the week's end: "Thank God it's Friday". It is just after...

a Saturday…

a Saturday…

The Catholic communities of the Hurunui district are small and spread around a large rural hinterland. Since my arrival in the parish just over three years ago the...

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follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.

Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day

It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia

to be wise

to be wise

In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you