40 Days for Life saving lives

Family Life International NZ holds various pro-life, pro-family events throughout New Zealand each year.  Generally held in Auckland and Wellington, these events are usually, but not always, steeped in prayer as we recognise the spiritual nature of build a culture of life.  Events include prayer vigils, Masses, 40 Days for Life, conferences, seminars, LifeFests and other events.  Our conferences and seminars feature interesting, knowledgeable and powerful speakers from all over the world.  We support the annual National March for Life held in Wellington.  Come along to any of the events below, make new friends and help build a culture of life in New Zealand!


**Mark your calendars now for an incredible
International Pro-Life, Pro-Family Conference to be held in Auckland Friday 5th to Saturday 7th October 2018. 

Living the Splendour of Truth

Guests include Raymond Cardinal Burke and
Gianna Emmanuela Molla, the daughter of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla. 
LifeFest Youth Event will be held on Thursday 4th October. 
Don’t miss this opportunity!


February 2018

Weekly Prayer Outside AMAC – Auckland

Praying Hands

Every Wednesday • 9:30am to 10:30am
Outside AMAC • 283 – 289 Dominion Road • Mt Eden • Auckland
Gather on the opposite side of the road.

Join us at Calvary in praying for the pre-born children in danger of death, their mothers and fathers and the abortion workers.  This important witness to life needs you and is a great way to carry on the commitment to pray for life in between the 40 Days for Life vigils.  Your presence saves lives!


Euthanasia Submission Writing Workshop

Say no to euthanasia and assisted suicideSaturday 10th February • 10:00am to 1:00pm
John Paul II Centre for Life
569 Richardson Road • Mt Roskill • Auckland

Haven’t written your submission to the Justice Committee yet?  This informative and practical workshop run by Michael Loretz and Michelle Kaufman will help you gather your thoughts and get that immensely important submission on euthanasia and assisted suicide written and off to Parliament.

10:00am  Arrival and Coffee
10:10am  Presentation:  A Critical Look at the End of Life Choice Bill
10:40am  Q&A
10:50am  Presentation:  How to write an effective submission
11:00am  Submission writing
1:00pm  Finish

Bring your own lunch to eat as you write.  Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits provided.

Please RSVP to Michael Loretz 021 825 955


40 Days for Life Opening Event – Wellington

40 Days for Life 2018 and Opening Event Wellington

Sunday 11th February • 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Knox Hall • 574 High Street • Lower Hutt

Come and discover why protecting the unborn, their mothers and families from abortion is important for our community.

40 Days for Life 2018 and Opening Event Wellington Flyer.

For more information about the Opening Event for 40 Days for Life or about the 40 Days for Life Vigil outside Wellington Hospital, please contact Clare 04 237 8343


40 Days for Life Opening Mass – Auckland

Holy EucharistTuesday 13th February • 7:30pm
Good Shepherd Catholic Church • 27 Telford Ave • Balmoral • Auckland

Join us as we hand to God the coming 40 Days for Life vigil outside AMAC and pray for an end to abortion in New Zealand.  We also pray for abortion vulnerable women, their families, all those wounded by abortion and the conversion of abortion workers and advocates.

Supper – including pancakes – and an engaging presentation in the Church Hall follows Holy Mass.

40 Days for Life has the endorsement of John Cardinal Dew.

For more information about the Opening Mass for 40 Days for Life or about the 40 Days for Life Vigil outside the Auckland Medical Aid Centre (AMAC), please contact Michael 021 825 955


40 Days for Life Opening Mass – Wellington

Holy EucharistTuesday 13th February • 7:00pm
St Anne’s Catholic Church • Emmett Street • Newtown • Wellington

Join us as we hand to God the coming 40 Days for Life vigil outside AMAC and pray for an end to abortion in New Zealand.  We also pray for abortion vulnerable women, their families, all those wounded by abortion and the conversion of abortion workers and advocates.

Download the Opening Mass Flyer.

For more information about the Opening Mass for 40 Days for Life or about the 40 Days for Life Vigil outside Wellington Hospital, please contact Clare 04 237 8343


40 Days for Life – Auckland

Help Save Lives 40 Days for Life February 14 to March 25 2018Wednesday 14th February to Sunday 25th March daily
Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday • 8:00am to 8:00pm
Outside the Auckland Medical Aid Centre (AMAC)
283-289 Dominion Road • Mt Eden • Auckland
Gather on the opposite side of the road.

Will you offer just one hour?  Be a prayerful, peaceful witness to life and hope and help save lives.

Sign up for your hour now by texting “40 Days” to 021 825 955

More information about the New Zealand 40 Days for Life vigils can be found here.
More information about the 40 Days for Life movement can be found on the official 40 Days for Life site.


40 Days for Life – Wellington

Help Save Lives 40 Days for Life February 14 to March 25 2018Wednesday 14th February to Sunday 25th March daily
Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday • See hours below
Outside Wellington Hospital
Riddiford Street • Newtown • Wellington

Will you offer just one hour?  Be a prayerful, peaceful witness to life and hope and help save lives.

Sign up for your hour now by texting “40 Days” to 027 511 2205

More information about the New Zealand 40 Days for Life vigils can be found here.
More information about the 40 Days for Life movement can be found on the official 40 Days for Life site.


March 2018

Presentation by Raymond de Souza

Raymond de SouzaSaturday 10th March
Venue and time to be announced.

Presentation Title:  The Culture of Death vs the Gospel of Life in the context of the de-Christianisation of the Western world

 

Raymond de Souza is the Delegate for International Missions for Human Life International.  He is also the President of the Sacred Heart Institute in the United States; EWTN program Host; Knight of Magistral Grace of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and Coordinator of the Knights of the Sacred Heart Legion.

For more information please contact Michael 021 825 955