Cardinal John Dew and Archbishop Philip Richardson have urged Catholics and Anglicans to join them in a day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan.
For the young people of All Saints Fasi, in Nuku'alofa, Cyclone Gita was a test of lessons they'd learned in May last year.
Some Wellington commuters observed Ash Wednesday today without setting foot in a church.
A number of Tongan families are sheltering in Anglican church halls in Nuku'alofa. They moved in to escape Cyclone Gita - and they may remain for several days.
• Anglican Missions launches Gita Appeal.
• Christian World Service opens Gita Appeal for Tonga
Tikanga Youth Synod is meeting in Auckland. They've welcomed their new Commissioner – who had a gift for the gathering...
Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley is sworn in as the new Bishop of Ripon, in North Yorkshire - with a little help from her old friends.
New church. 14 new homes. New school dormitory. Two new deacons... small wonder, then, that tears of joy were shed in Maniava yesterday as it celebrated its resurrection.