The Passionist Youth Retreat held 10th-13th July 2017 at Camp Rangi Woods, facilitated by Jo McDade the Passionist Youth Retreat Co-ordinator from Brisbane, was truly one to remember. Waking up to shouts of delight and the cry of “snow!!!!” on the last day. Seeing the thick snow, encasing everything. Cars, trees, the pathway and the […]

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NZ Passionist Youth Retreat July 11th – 14th 2016 Held at Camp Rangi Woods, Pohangina Valley, Manawatu, complete with no mobile phone coverage : ) Thanks to the Trustees of the PFGM in NZ who have encouraged and supported the retreats through funding. And also to the Passionists – Holy Spirit Province for their support […]

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NZ Passionist Young Adult retreat held 15th – 17th July 2016 at the Magnificat retreat centre in Featherston. Thanks to Fr Ray Sanchez Passionist Priest from Brisbane for presenting such informative and reflecting sessions relevant to all at the Young adult retreat. Renee shared with me she was quite apprehensive about coming to a Passionist retreat […]

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NZ Passionist Youth Retreat was held 13th – 16th July 2015 at Camp Rangi Wood, Pohangina Valley, Manawatu. Thanks to the Passionists Holy Spirit Province for their support in making it possible in March for Tim McDade (Passionist Young adults retreat presenter from Brisbane and joint Brisbane team leader with his wife Jo) to spent […]

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SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES NZ Passionist Young Adult retreat held 17th-19th July 2015 Thanks to Fr Ray Sanchez Passionist Priest from Brisbane for coming over so soon after the Passionist 4 yearly Provincial Chapter and ministering to the young people in NZ. Ray’s presenting style was well received and the content drawing in each to explore […]

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Thanks to the support from the Passionists Holy Spirit Province, in March Tim McDade from the Passionist Youth Retreat team in Brisbane spent a weekend in Palmerston North, New Zealand to meet and introduce 6 young keen kiwi adults to the Passionist retreat style and charism. All of the NZ young adults had previously attended […]

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27 Young Adults took time out to spend time away from everyday life for a weekend from July 13-15th.  They gathered at the Magnificat retreat centre in Featherston, to be part of a program presented by Fr Ray Sanchez from Brisbane.  Ray lives his life from a suitcase whilst running missions around Australia and New Zealand, giving […]

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