Profiling Kevin Toomey OP

How and Why did you become a Dominican Friar? I recall at the age of seven one of my two Dominican sister aunts, saying to me at Teschemakers, Oamaru, “Perhaps one day you’ll becom ...


Tui Motu – May 2016

From the May 2016  issue we include From Easter to Pentecost in which Helen Bergin follows the way water is used in the Easter liturgies to remind us of the lavish outpouring of th ...




Bishop Pat will celebrate the 12.15pm Mass on 3 August to honour 800 years of Dominican life in the Diocese on the newly fixed memorial day. There will be a cup of tea afterwards in Liston Hall. All welcome, especially those who have had contact with OP lay people, sisters and friars over the last ninety years.

Click here for the May 2016 Jubilee 800 Update with details of a national gathering in November.

ST CATHERINE OF SIENA AND MERCY – a Year of Mercy Reflection from Margaret Butler (Powerpoint format – 6MB)

Click here for news and photos of Opening Celebrations for the 800 Anniversary Celebrations.