Wel-Com is the official monthly newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Wellington and the Diocese of Palmerston North and is free in all parish churches and schools in the two dioceses.

As well as reporting on activities that occur in the two dioceses, Wel-Com aims to present educative and thought-provoking articles about the Church in the world.

January 27, 2015

TCI graduate awards

Over 30 adult students of The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand ‒Te Pūtahi Katorika ki Aotearoa (TCI) received study awards at a colourful end-of year graduation ceremony on 27 November last year. Held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in…
December 04, 2014

Poland to Pahiatua: Sustained by hope

December 2014 Feature Tereska Lepionka-Carroll This year marks the 70th anniversary of the arrival and settlement of New Zealand’s first invited refugees to our country. On 1 November 1944, 733 mostly orphaned Polish children from World War II conflicts…

Think differently about child poverty

Dec 04, 2014 285
December 2014 Feature Annette Scullion A United Nations report released in October says…

Archbishop John’s column: Tidings of great joy

Dec 04, 2014 320
December 2014 Insight Archbishop John Dew On Christmas Day this year we celebrate 200…

Focus on family

Dec 04, 2014 476
December 2014 Feature Family and community The Extraordinary General Assembly of the…

A child is born

Dec 04, 2014 245
December 2014 Feature Fr James Lyons In a circle of love a heart that was never supposed…