At the Aotearoa Catholic Youth Festival held on Dec 2nd/3rd the Passionist Charism was well represented.   Fr Erick and Br Luke from Australia were joined by Kiwis Pravin, Catharina, Awatea, Sam and Penelope to promoting all things Passionist:  Vocations, Passionist Family Groups, Passionist Youth and Young Adult retreats, Passionist Sisters, and Passionist Companions.  The […]

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Initial Reflection “Go now, you are sent!” We wanted to respond generally to the three areas (Accompany one another, Peripheries and Marriage and Families) even though we felt our primary focus was Marriage and Families. Our starting point is that Passionist Family Groups have a call to community, a being for others and so, to […]

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Passionist Family Groups – St Mary’s Basilica Invercargill Recently the St Mary’s Parish celebrated a Passionist Family Group Mass with members from all groups taking part. Mary-Ellen and John Leen, part of the PFG National Directing team, along with the South Island Directors Murray and Aileen Straight were present at this celebration. Parish Coordinators Dot […]

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The weekend of 9-10 September was very cold and stormy in Auckland but inside Vaughan Park it was warm, gentle and calm as the Auckland Passionist Companions were holding their biennial retreat. This year it was led by Pat McIndoe CP, our very own Kiwi Passionist priest, kindly shared by his parishioners in Blenheim to […]

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