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November 12th, 2022

November 12th, 2022

August 3rd/4th – Feast of Our Holy Father Saint Dominic

August 3rd/4th – Feast of Our Holy Father Saint Dominic

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The Southern Star – Issue #26

The Southern Star – Issue #26

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The Southern Star – Issue #27

The Southern Star – Issue #27

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The Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

The Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

Forget not the sorrows of thy mother with thine whole heart, That thine offering and thy blessing may be perfected. On the mountain of the sacrifice, as Mother she gave Her Son, as Bridge she offered herself together with Him; by her sufferings both as Bride and as Mother, she was the co-redemptress of the… Continue Reading

School Life at St Dominic’s

School Life at St Dominic’s

With the sudden notice of closure of school due to lock-downs all over the country, it might be apropos to take a brief look at what has happened the last few months in school. In July we received notice that one of our pupils had received 2nd place in the Creative section of the Shakespeare… Continue Reading

800th Jubilee of the Death of St Dominic

800th Jubilee of the Death of St Dominic

The 800th Jubilee of the entrance into glory of our Holy Father St Dominic was celebrated over two days here in Wanganui. On the 4th of August, a Solemn High Mass was offered in the parish of St Anthony’s, followed by a brunch wherein past-pupils, Tertiaries, friends and benefactors were able to mingle with the… Continue Reading

Novena to St Dominic by Bl Jordan of Saxony

Novena to St Dominic by Bl Jordan of Saxony

Every year, in the lead up to the Feast of our Holy Father St Dominic on the 4th of August, the Sisters recite in common the prayer composed by Blessed Jordan of Saxony as a Novena. It is a long prayer, broken up over a week, so each day has a specific portion to be… Continue Reading

The Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Sacred Heart of Jesus

O wounded heart, whence sprang The Church, the Saviour’s bride; Thou door of our salvation’s ark Set in its mystic side. Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus began in the Middle Ages, when the devotion to the Sacred Humanity of Our Lord gained in prominence, in the consideration of the Sacred Wounds He suffered… Continue Reading

The Ascension of Our Lord

The Ascension of Our Lord

St Gregory the Great on the Ascension of Our Lord Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive; thou hast received men in gifts. (Ps 67:19). Ascending on high He has truly led captivity captive; for our mortality is swallowed up by the power of His immortality. Now He has given gifts to… Continue Reading