Sunday 14th February 2010
This week began with Brian preaching at both the 8:00 am and 9:45am Eucharists at St Peter’s Cathedral Church. We had lunch together as a community at a restaurant in town for a couple of small friary celebrations. In the afternoon and evening Brian, Simone and Joseph travelled to Auckland and back, for the Requiem for Archbishop Jabez.
Monday 15th February 2010
In the morning the Village Forum held a regular meeting in the friary. Simone was on duty at Manaaki Mai overnight.
Tuesday 16th February 2010 (Shrove Tuesday)
Damian Kenneth participated in the Anglican Action Council meeting. Brian Simone and Joseph attended the annual barbecue which Bishop Denis Browne (Catholic Bishop of Hamilton) hosts for Religious in the Diocese.
Wednesday 17th February 2010 (Ash Wednesday)
The brothers attended the combined Anglican/Roman Catholic Ash Wednesday service, held this year in St Peter’s Cathedral Church. Bishop Denis was the preacher.
Thursday 18th February 2010
Joseph returned to Stroud after his stay here.