NEWS OF THE GREAT JUBILEE
A number of 'Jubilees within the Jubilee' have taken place or are scheduled. On our Jubilee News page we have links to reports about:
* Jubilee of the Elderly (September 17): Summary of events
* Jubilee of Pontifical Representatives (September 14) : Reception for Nuncios and Representatives ... Background report on the world's oldest diplomatic service
* Jubilee of University Staff (September 3-10) : The closing Mass ... Pope John Paul's homily
EDUCATION IN FAITH
'Champagnat' August 2000
A newsletter for Boards of Trustees, teachers and support staff in Marist Brothers' schools and schools with a Marist Brothers' connection in New Zealand.
(Vacancies in New Zealand Catholic schools are advertised in the Education Gazette: http://www.edgazette.govt.nz/vacancies )
Chief Executive Officer, World Vision New Zealand Ltd., Auckland http://www.worldvision.org.nz Details from Stephanie Joyce, tel. 09 3560 752; p. 23 of 'NZC' Sept 10 2000 Applications close: 10 October 2000
Director, Catholic Education Centre, Wellington. http://www.catholic.org/newzealand/wellington/ArchdioceseofWellington/Education/\ Administration/CEC.html Details from: Cardinal Thos. Williams, PO Box 1837, Wellington 6015 Applications close: 25 September 2000
Manager, Taulua Press, Tonga (a joint enterprise of the Methodist and Catholic churches) Details from: p. 23 of 'NZC' Sept. 10 2000 (Closing date not given)
29 September - 1 October
"Children, Springtime of the Family and Society": a conference of Family Life International, St Joseph's Church Hall, 10 Dominion St., Takapuna, Auckland Details form the FLI Web site: http://www.fli.org.nz ; or from email@example.com ; tel 09 631 7950 or 09 638 8101
30 September - 1 October (Auckland) 6-7 October (Christchurch)
Youth Conference and Rally for Love, Life and Family organized by Family Life International Details from the FLI Web site http://www.fli.org.nz or from firstname.lastname@example.org ; tel 09 638 8101 or 09 631 7950 (Auckland); email@example.com (Christchurch)
'Celebrate Jesus 2000' http://www.celebratejesus2000.org.nz WestpacTrust Stadium, Wellington 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm Combined Churches' afternoon celebration of Christ's birth with a 600 strong choir and full orchestra
FROM THE NZ SECULAR PRESS
[You can read daily news of religion from the international secular press via links on our bishops' News page at: http://www.catholic.org/newzealand/cathcom/news/frnews.html )
'School Turns Environmental Education Into Action'
Press Release: World Wildlife Fund 13 September 2000
After taking part in WWF's Coast to the High Country programme, the students of New Brighton Catholic School are focusing their interest in conservation on to their closest surroundings - their school grounds ...
Minister of Education Trevor Mallard's Speech to the Catholic Schools Convention 8 September 2000
"Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today. It's great to see so many of you here today. That's an indication to me of how the Catholic Schools system is flourishing ...
'Catholic primacy ruling under fire '
The Press 7 Sept 2000
'Vatican words misconstrued - Cardinal'
The Dominion 7 September 2000 [Not available online]
The head of the Catholic Church in New Zealand, Cardinal Tom Williams, will have to smooth the waters at a meeting of Christian leaders in Wellington next week. His church has been under international fire after an announcement from the Vatican this week appeared to assert the primacy of Catholicism. In its Declaration Dominus Iesus, the Vatican says: "The ecclesiastical communities that have not preserved the valid Episcopate" and do not recognize the Pope as their spiritual leader "are not Churches in the proper sense".
'Stern Vatican Document Angers Anglican Church' by Guy Mac Gibbon
6 September 2000
The "Dominus Iesus" declaration from the Vatican, has angered the Anglican Church, with the Archbishop of Canterbury saying it has set back relations between the churches. The document appears to say that the Catholic Church is the only true path to salvation, and other Churches are inferior ... (Includes a link to the full text of 'Dominus Iesus')
The Press 05 September 2000
The cream of the world's young leaders gathered in New York recently and two of Catholic Cathedral College's top students were there; among them. Year 13 students Katherine Siave and Shane Anderson attended the Global Young Leaders' Conference in Washington and New York City ... (Photo)
'Sister on a mission to Waikato's isolated '
Waikato Times 1 Sept 2000 [Not available online]
Rumbling around winding west coast roads for days on end to visit the most isolated homes is the mission of June Hickland. The Catholic nun spends at least two weeks of every month travelling in her camper van carrying out the Hauroto Mission.
Until next week, God bless.
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