Nau mai, haere mai! The customary Waitangi Day Mass to pray for this land and all who dwell here under the guardianship of the Treaty will be celebrated at St Mary of the Angels. This Mass combines the choirs of St Mary of the Angels and Te Ngākau Tapu parish for Māori in Porirua. Languages used will be Māori, English and Latin with prayers in various other languages. Celebrant: Mons. Gerard Burns, Vicar-General and PP of Te Ngākau Tapu parish.
Br Peter Bray, a New Zealander, De La Salle Brother and since 2008 ViceChancellor of Bethlehem University in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The university is a unique institution in the town of Jesus’ birth and was founded by the De La Salle brothers. Br Peter will give a presentation on student life in the extremely difficult circumstances of occupied Palestine giving an insight on the work for a just and peaceful future.
The talk is free but a donation to Bethlehem university will be invited. Sponsored by Wellington Palestine organization and Mons. Gerard Burns, Vicar-General, ADW.
Topics: Part One: Recent summer books read and includes magazines, movies, events & websites.
Part Two: Jim McMahon and Mark MacCallum will speak of their separate & recent visits to Ravenna in Italy