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History on the hill

by NZ CATHOLIC staff
A Wellington city hill has been the site of continuous Catholic education for just on 165 years,
and “Celebrating Presence Together” is set to make a big mark in 2015. [more]

St Paul’s students win university scholarships

by NZ CATHOLIC staff
St Paul’s College student Sione Pole has outclassed more than 300 Pasifika and Maori applicants throughout New Zealand to win the Auckland University Chancellor’s Scholarship, valued up to $50,000. [more]

Fr Phelim Keane celebrates 70 years ordained

by Msgr FRANK EGGLETON
St Mary’s parishioners gathered at Leighton House in Gisborne on November 19 on the occasion of
the 70th anniversary of Fr Philem Keane’s ordination to priesthood on November 19, 1944. [more]

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Best year ever for Kiwi movies

by NEVIL GIBSON
The New Zealand feature film industry can take a bow for its best year ever. Not just for the number
released — at least 10 had decent cinema releases — but their quality. [more]

A fascinating read of the early Church

STORIES OF EARLY CHRISTIANITY — Creative Retellings of Faith and History by van Thanh Nguyen, SVD
(Liguori Publications, 2013, supplied by Pleroma Christian Supplies); $25.50. Reviewed by ANNA-MARIE BARRETT.
[more]

Ethics crash as camera hits gutter

by NEVIL GIBSON
The salacious side of the news media has long been fodder for the film industry. [more]

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