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September 2018

The Sister & The Poet Exhibition

September 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 20, 2018

The Sister & The Poet exhibition at the Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre focuses on the lives and influence of two important people in New Zealand’s history, Suzanne Aubert and James K Baxter. ‘The Sister & the Poet: Jerusalem’ presents a body of printmaking works by MB Stoneman, reflecting personal philosophies based on research and residency at the old convent in Jerusalem/Hiruharama. Taranaki artist MB Stoneman developed a body of twenty one works following a series of visits and retreats to the…

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Arrupe Retreats

September 21, 2018 - September 28, 2018

This residential series of silent individually guided retreats, in the dynamic of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola, are open to all. Themes include A New Heart,  Holy Mystery, A Discerning Heart as well as the “30-day Spiritual Exercises”. “I learned by experience that one train of thought left me sad, the other joyful.  This was my first reasoning on spiritual matters.” Ignatius of Loyola Contact: arrupenz@xtra.co.nz or visit www.arrupe.org.nz  

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October 2018

Quiet Days with Suzanne Aubert

October 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay
Wellington, 6023 New Zealand
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Second Thursday of the month – 10am to 2pm

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November 2018

Pilgrimage: the ups and downs of our faith journey

November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - November 4, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street
Wellington, New Zealand
$100

Retreat Weekend

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The Influenza Pandemic 1918 – A temporary exhibition

November 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - March 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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Free

The Sisters of Compassion mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic. The story of the Sisters of Compassion during the influenza pandemic will be told in a temporary exhibition opening at the Home of Compassion.  The pandemic came at the end of a devastating war and struck Wellington between November and December. Wellington had the highest death rate of the cities. As city officials mobilised, the Sisters of Compassion responded to the call for volunteers, nursing the sick…

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December 2018

Carols around the Crib

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suzanne Aubert Heritage Centre, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay
Wellington, 6023 New Zealand
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We warmly invite you to join the Sisters of Compassion at our Advent Family Day. This festive day is centred around setting up the nativity crib at 11am with Christmas carols for all to follow. Throughout the day, get creative with nativity arts and crafts or search for nativity rocks in the Christmas treasure hunt. The Cloister Cafe and Heritage Centre will be open.

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Festive Season Roast Lunch

December 8, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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$25

Grab a friend and enjoy a midday roast on Saturday 8th December at the Home of Compassion. The hot lunch includes roast chicken, vegetables, green salad and dessert. Served at 12:30pm in the Cloister Café at Our Lady’s Home of Compassion Only $25 – Bookings essential (no walk in). Email islandbay@compassion.org.nz or phone 383 7769 to book.

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Contemplative Prayer Series 2018

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 5, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street
Wellington, New Zealand
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As Christmas approaches take time out in Advent for contemplative reflection and prayer. Sister Sue Cosgrove will lead this short series on Wednesday mornings, with the session repeated in the evening.

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February 2019

Compassion Movie Night – Cradle

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Empire Cinema, 214 The Parade, Island Bay, Wellington 6023, 214 The Parade, Island Bay
wellington, 6023
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$10

''Cradle' traces the legacy of one of New Zealand's most important, yet somehow little-known, historical figures, Suzanne Aubert. Through a series of intimate interviews, Suzanne Aubert's legacy is illuminated and her influence is felt, rather than seen. By the end of the film one is left wondering, how is it that this woman is not more well-known?' Innereyes Film. Co-producers Mikah Ian Green and Fatimih Linz. The producers and director of the film will be in attendance to introduce the…

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Compassion Movie Night – Cradle

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Lady’s Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street, Island Bay
Wellington, 6023 New Zealand
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''Cradle' traces the legacy of one of New Zealand's most important, yet somehow little-known, historical figures, Suzanne Aubert. Through a series of intimate interviews, Suzanne Aubert's legacy is illuminated and her influence is felt, rather than seen. By the end of the film one is left wondering, how is it that this woman is not more well-known?' Innereyes Film. This film is dedicated to Sr Christina Williams. Venue: Lyon Room, Our Lady's Home of Compassion, 2 Rhine Street (Off Murray),…

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