It is with great pleasure that the Trustees announce the appointment of Mr Paul Traynor as the incoming National Coordinator for the Passionist Family Group Movement in New Zealand.

Paul has been an integral part of the Passionist Team for many years and brings to the newly created full time position a wealth of pastoral experience and academic excellence which includes a Masters of Education, Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning, Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences (Counselling), Diploma in Theological and Ministerial Studies as well as being an accredited Religious Education Teacher at Graduate level with Endorsement (NZ).

Paul will commence the role on the 1st July 2021 and takes over from the Leens and Darbyshires who are retiring as the National Coordinator Team having completed their term. We would like to thank Mary Ellen, Linda, Paul and John most sincerely for their generosity , commitment and passion for progressing the Movement and for providing great leadership and direction over the last 5 years .

Jocelyn Uasike Chairperson and Trustee

Lynn Hill   Trustee

Rob Hill  Trustee

John Crawford Trustee