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Bishop Basil Meeking, Requiescat in Pace

It is with sadness we record the passing of our patron, Bishop Basil Meeking, Emeritus Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand. Bishop Meeking was a good and holy man who assisted the Traditional Latin Mass Movement in New Zealand and Australia and overseas. May he rest in peace. As reported in New Zealand Catholic today: Bishop Basil Meeking, Bishop Emeritus of Christchurch, dies aged 90 June 11, 2020 / Michael Otto The Bishop of Christchurch, Bishop Paul Martin,SM, has announced today, 11 June 2020 the death of Bishop Emeritus Most Reverend Basil Meeking, DD. Bishop Meeking aged 90 passed away at Christchurch Hospital...
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Communion and Covid: from the Una Voce Federation

A press release from the FIUV. PDF version here. Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce Quae patronum invocat sanctum Gregorium Magnum Papam. Press Release: Communion on the Tongue and Epidemic In light of the recent statement (and here) by Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi of Mobile, Alabama, in the United States of America, on social distancing during the reception of Holy Communion, and related issues surrounding the reception of Holy Communion around the world in the context of the Coronavirus epidemic, the Foederatio Internationalis Una Voce (FIUV) would like to make the following observations. In the Ordinary Form, the universal law of the Church gives every Catholic the...
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New Prefaces and new Saints for the EF: Press Release from the International Federation Una Voce

New Prefaces and new Saints for the EF: Press Release PDF version here.   Press Release: CDF Decrees on new Prefaces and Saints for the Extraordinary Form From the President and Officers of the FIUV 26th March 2020   Yesterday the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), now exercising the functions of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, has issued two decrees, one on Prefaces to be added to the 1962 Missal (Quo Magis), and the other on the possibility of saints, canonised since 1962 to have Masses celebrated in their honour (Cum Sanctissima). (English summary here.)   The Federation...
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Traditional Latin Masses Celebrated in NZ under Summorum Pontificum

“It is therefore permitted to celebrate the Sacrifice of the Mass following the typical edition of the Roman Missal, which was promulgated by Blessed John XXIII in 1962 and never abrogated […].” Motu proprio Summorum Pontificum (Note: Please check before attending Mass as Mass times do vary from time to time) DIOCESE OF AUCKLAND Mass times: HOLY MASSES SUNDAY MASS: ST PAUL’S COLLEGE CHAPEL 183 RICHMOND ROAD, PONSONBY Parking at the basketball court at the end of Moira Street 9:00AM (SUNG) MT ST MARY’S CHAPEL (Except for 4th Sunday) 4 RANGIWAI ROAD, TITIRANGI 5:00PM (LOW) 4TH SUNDAY OF THE MONTH...
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White Beeswax Candles and a Wide Range of Church Candles are available

We have a supplier of white beeswax candles and a wide range of church candles available from Just Crafting New Zealand: Need a candle urgently? Place an order and leave us a message in the chat box and Peter will get back to you as soon as possible. Welcome to Just Crafting Studio! We are a well-equipped candle crafting studio located in West Auckland. We have a gift shop selling our beautifully 100% New Zealand made carved candle prepared by our very own candle artists. We have a wide range of personalised candles for all occasions, Baptism, Weddings, First Holy...
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Ordination of New Zealand Seminarian

We are delighted to advise that one of our New Zealand seminarians, Roger Gilbride, was ordained a Deacon in Bavaria, Germany on 25 May 2019. Roger will be ordained to the priesthood in June next year. Please keep him in your prayers. Our congratulations and best wishes go to Roger, his family and the Fraternity of St Peter.       Photos of the ordination ceremony can be seen here at the Fraternity of St Peter website:   http://fsspwigratzbad.blogspot.com/2019/05/2019-ordinations-diaconales.html https://photos.app.goo.gl/qKvRmwBfR7PNQL8A6  
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