Feast of St Peter Claver

September 9, 2019 all-day

St. Peter Claver (1580-1654) was a Spanish Jesuit missionary to Latin America. He is known as the “Apostle of the West Indies” and the “Slave to the Slaves.”
The Sisters of St Peter Claver were founded 125 years ago by Blessed Mary Theresa Ledochowska. They arrived in Welilngton in 1950 and moved to Island Bay soon after.