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  Old Photographs: A Treasury of Memories and Stories - By Fr Pat O'Shea

Jan 13, 2022
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but they can also hold and trigger thousands of connected stories.
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  Chris Farrelly appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Jan 11, 2022
In the New Year's Honours List, our friend and colleague, Chris Farrelly, was appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
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  The joy of receiving a 2022 Columban Calendar

Dec 16, 2021
The joy that a calendar has brought to one person's life in China was probably not in the overall plan of a few Columbans as they sat down 100…
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  Advent: Reading from the Bottom Up - By Fr Pat O'Shea, Lower Hutt

Dec 09, 2021
There is a most interesting poem by Brian Bilston on climate change in the December edition of Tui Motu entitled “Every Day The Planet Burns a Little More”.
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  St Columban - by Fr Pat O'Shea, Lower Hutt

Nov 19, 2021
As we move closer to the feast day of St Columban on November 23, I set out to expand what I know about the saint chosen as the patron of our missionary society
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  Protecting Earth’s Biodiversity

Nov 17, 2021
The impacts of climate change and the loss of the variety of plant and animal life and living systems is occurring at unequal rates around the globe, and small Island nations are amongst the hardest hit.
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  UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26)

Nov 02, 2021
The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), taking place in Glasgow, October 31st - November 12th, 2021, is a critical meeting of world leaders for the whole global community.
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