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Author: Christchurch Catholic Archives

Education: Edward O’Connor

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Building Committee, February 1905 (Edward O’Connor standing on the right in back row) Fifteen years after the first settlers arrived,

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School Histories

Tō Tātou Whakapono Our Faith The Religious Education Curriculum for Catholic Schools in Aotearoa New Zealand – Tō Tātou Whakapono Our Faith is built around each of

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Saints in Coffee Jars

Saints in Coffee Jars 6-10 February 2024, Pūmanawa Gallery, The Arts Centre (Montreal St end of the Arts Centre Complex) Join us on a captivating

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A Bedean Reminiscence

In a concrete quadrangle packed with cars a posse of upset parents parted from their sons. I was among them, a 12-year-old country hick alone

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Education: Marist Fathers

French priests of the Society of Mary were the backbone of Catholicism in New Zealand’s pioneering days. They bore the letters SM after their names

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Education: Christian Brothers

The Irish-based religious order of Christian Brothers specialised in teaching. The Brothers arrived in New Zealand in the 1880s. Eighty years later they opened their

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