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.

July 02, 2014

New Maori deacon steeped in service

July 2014 Palmerston North Bishop Charles Drennan Maori have a term te wa which means the right time. On the vigil of Pentecost, in a cathedral overflowing with Catholic Maori and guests, an experience of te wa was celebrated in a momentous Mass, during which…
July 02, 2014

Petone lay pastoral leader commissioned

July 2014 News Joan McFetridge Matthew White has been commissioned by Archbishop John Dew as the new lay pastoral leader at Sacred Heart Parish, Petone. On the feast of the Ascension, Sacred Heart church was filled to capacity as parishioners gathered to…

Archbishop’s column: How’s the homework going?

Jul 02, 2014 193
July 2014 Opinion Archbishop John Dew On Pentecost Sunday, I welcomed a large number of…

Guest editorial: Words about words

Jul 02, 2014 157
July 2014 Opinion Fr James Lyons The most creative thing about us is each word we speak.…

A new vision for the world: Mary visits Elizabeth

Jul 02, 2014 119
July 2014 Scripture Kieran Fenn fms When Mary sings the Magnificat, during her visit with…

Historic first for young Catholics and Mormons

Jul 02, 2014 170
July 2014 Youth Sister Catherine Jones, smsm Pizza, personal care kits for the Wellington…