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!


Living the Splendour of Truth Pro-Life, Pro-Family Conference

Register now for this most needed and timely
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 His Eminence, Raymond Cardinal Burke and
Dr Gianna Emanuela Molla, the daughter Saint Gianna Beretta Molla gave her life for.
Don’t miss this opportunity!  Register Now!

LifeFest Youth Conference 2018

LifeFest Youth Conference will be held on Thursday 4th October. 
Don’t miss this opportunity!  Register Now!


September 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!


Rosary for Life – Dunedin

Our Lady

Every Monday and Friday • 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Moran Chapel • The Octagon • Dunedin

Praying for respect for life in New Zealand.  The hour of prayer concludes with the Angelus.

For more information please contact Philippa O’Neill 03 479 0294


Father Linus Clovis in Wellington

Sunday 2 to Wednesday 5 September

Fr Linus ClovisAfternoon Talk:  Mary, Our Advocate
Sunday 2 September · 2:00pm
St Patrick’s Church  · 3 Childers Terrace · Kilbirnie

Morning Talk:  Mary and Motherhood
Monday 3 September · 10:00am
Our Lady of Fatima Church  · 169 Main Road · Tawa
A talk especially for young mothers, but all welcome.

Young Adults Talk:  Types and Shadows
Wednesday 5 September · 7:30pm
St Gerard’s · 75 Hawker Street · Mt Victoria
Saint Mary’s of the Angels Young Adults (SMOA), but all are most welcome to participate.

Download the flier for these events.

For more information about all of these events please contact
Clare McClean 04 237 8343


Father Linus Clovis in Dunedin

Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September

Fr Linus ClovisEvening Talk:  Moral Relativism and Natural Law
Friday 7 September · 6:00pm
Holy Name Church · Great King Street · Dunedin

Afternoon Talk:  Natural Law and the Family
Saturday 8 September · 2:00pm
Mercy Parish · 40 MacAndrew Road · South Dunedin

Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form and Talk:
The State of the Church Today in the Light of Apparitions
Sunday 9 September · 8:30am (Mass)
Cathedral Chapel (behind St Joseph’s Cathedral)
Rattray Street · Dunedin
Talk will follow Holy Mass.

Download the flier for these events.

For more information about these events please contact Philippa O’Neill 03 479 0294


Vigil for the Unborn – Wellington

Preborn baby 20 weeks

Saturday 15th September • 10:00am
St Anne’s Catholic Church • Emmett Street • Newtown

Join us in this prayer effort for our most vulnerable – unborn children – and those suffering from the tragedy of abortion.  Beginning with Holy Mass, followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  During Adoration there will be a Rosary Procession to pray outside Wellington’s abortion site, Wellington Regional Hospital.

For more information please contact Clare McClean 04 237 8343


Destined for Greatness:  Building a Culture of Life – Auckland

Sunday 30 September · 1:30pm to 4:30pm
St Joseph’s Hall · 10 Dominion Street · Takapuna
Held in association with Couples for Christ Foundation for Family and Life and Human Life International with pro-life missionaries Father Shenan Boquet and Dr Brian Clowes presenting.  The seminar will discuss our call as Christians to love, protect, defend and serve life.  All welcome.

Destined for Greatness: Building a Culture of Life

For more information please contact Michael Loretz 021 825 955

Fr Shenan J. BoquetDr Brian Clowes

 

 

 

 


October 2018

Clergy Workshop:  Being Truly Pastoral Amid the Complexities of Life

Clergy Workshop: Being Pastoral Amid the Complexities of Life

Wednesday 3 October · 10:30am to 2:30pm
Epsom Girls Grammar School · Silver Road · Epsom

Hosted by Father Shenan Boquet and Dr Brian Clowes of Human Life International, this will be a crucial chance for clergy and seminarians to discuss the challenges and irreplaceable role of priests in the service of life and family along with practical and sensitive pastoral approaches to support families in the complex situations that are common today.  Father Boquet and Brian Clowes collaborate with Vatican officials, (arch)bishops and Church leaders throughout the world.  The discussion will continue over a cooked lunch.

For more information or to RSVP please contact Michael Loretz 021 825 955


LifeFest Youth Conference

LifeFest

Thursday 4 October • 9:00am to 9:00pm
Epsom Girls Grammar School • Marjory Adams Hall • Silver Road • Epsom • Auckland
Ages 13+

LifeFest is about celebrating the awesome gift of life and learning how to love, serve and protect life from its very beginning to its natural end.  With a special focus on the most vulnerable among us – especially pre-born babies, the disabled, elderly and terminally ill.

Find out more about LifeFest and Register here.  Contact Michael Loretz 021 825 955


Living the Splendour of Truth Pro-Life, Pro-Family Conference

Living the Splendour of Truth ConferenceFriday 5th to Sunday 7th October
Epsom Girls Grammar School • Marjory Adams Hall • Silver Road • Epsom • Auckland

Don’t miss this full three-day programme packed with informative presentations and workshops which will equip you to boldly live the splendour of truth in your families, schools and work places!

Speakers include His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Dr Gianna Emanuela Molla – the daughter of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla, Father Shenan Boquet, Dr Brian Clowes, Father Linus Clovis, Father Jeremy Palman and many more inspirational and informative speakers on life and family issues.

Holy MassOpening Mass
Friday 5th October
at St Michael’s Parish, 6 Beatrice Street, Remuera
Main Celebrant and Homilist:
His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke
Followed by a light supper.
Conference registration not required.  All welcome.

Living the Splendour of Truth Conference DinnerConference Dinner with Dr Gianna Emanuela Molla
Saturday 6th October
at Epsom Girls Grammar School, Marjory Adams Hall
Guest speaker:  Dr Gianna Emanuela Molla, daughter of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla.
Tickets $75 per person or purchase a table of 10 for a discounted price.  Those who have not registered for the conference are welcome to purchase tickets for the dinner.

Holy MassClosing Mass
Sunday 7th October at Conference Venue
Main Celebrant and Homilist:
His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke
Conference registration not required for Holy Mass.

 

Discover more about this important conference and register here  or contact
Michael Loretz 021 825 955

Living the Splendour of Truth Prolife Conference 2018 Brochure Cover


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!


Rosary for Life – Dunedin

Our Lady

Every Monday and Friday • 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Moran Chapel • The Octagon • Dunedin

Praying for respect for life in New Zealand.  The hour of prayer concludes with the Angelus.

For more information please contact Philippa O’Neill 03 479 0294

November 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!


Rosary for Life – Dunedin

Our Lady

Every Monday and Friday • 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Moran Chapel • The Octagon • Dunedin

Praying for respect for life in New Zealand.  The hour of prayer concludes with the Angelus.

For more information please contact Philippa O’Neill 03 479 0294


December 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!


Rosary for Life – Dunedin

Our Lady

Every Monday and Friday • 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Moran Chapel • The Octagon • Dunedin

Praying for respect for life in New Zealand.  The hour of prayer concludes with the Angelus.

For more information please contact Philippa O’Neill 03 479 0294


National March for Life – Wellington

March for Life New Zealand

Saturday 8 December, 2018 at 2pm
Gather at Civic Square for a March to Parliament Grounds to celebrate life and be a voice for the most vulnerable among us – the pre-born child.

For more information visit the March for Life website – marchforlife.nz
or contact Michael Loretz 021 825 955