Oct 142018
Respect Life Sunday

Today the NZ Catholic Bishops have issued a letter for Respect Life Sunday. I really like this line in the letter: ‘Deep down in the heart of every person is the knowledge that life is precious and often fragile.’ Respect Life Sunday gives us the opportunity to reflect upon this. Often when we are talking [more…]

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May 112018
SUBMISSIONS URGENTLY NEEDED  For the Law Commission Opposing the Decriminalisation of Abortion

You are encouraged to speak up in defence of God’s precious infants by making a brief submission to the Law Commission. Our Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has directed that the Law Commission review our abortion laws to “make changes to ensure our abortion laws are consistent with treating abortion as a health issue that is [more…]

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Mar 292018
All Day Vigil for Life - Monday 9th April

Can you spare one hour to pray for greater respect for Life? Opposite Christchurch Hospital on Monday April 9th, Feast of the Annunciation. To book a time between 7am-6pm in this all-day Vigil for Life, contact JP2 Centre for Life, 351 3225

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Feb 232018
40 Days for Life

Join the parish for our weekly hour as part of 40 Days for Life during Lent. Every Thursday 2pm to 3pm outside Christchurch Hospital – praying for an end to abortion.  

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Feb 172018
40 Days for Life - For Lent

Remember to join in the parish hour to pray outside Christchurch Hospital for peaceful and quiet prayer. The Parish hour is every Thursday 2pm – 3pm.  

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Feb 092018
40 Days for Life

40 days for Life is an International prayer project. Praying for the end of abortion and for those involved in abortion. 40 days for Life involves prayer, fasting and community awareness. Once again, our parish will keep vigil every Thursday of Lent 2pm – 3pm. Come and join us outside Christchurch Hospital for peaceful and [more…]

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Jan 282018
Cherishing Life

Last year in December, MP David Seymour’s ‘End of Life Choice’ Bill passed its first reading in Parliament. It is now before the Justice Select Committee who are asking New Zealanders to write in and let them know their views on the Bill. It is very important that Parliament hears from as many people as [more…]

 28/01/2018  Categories: Editorial, News Tagged with: , , , ,