Sunday Readings in Maori The Sunday Readings in Maori are available from Pa Mick Ryan, 7 Westminster Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand. An email to firstname.lastname@example.org will also get you a copy. Each week consists of two A4 pages: one is bi-lingual the other is totally in Maori. You may add your name to the list of those who receive an email copy every week containing the following Sunday's Readings in both Bi-lingual and Maori formats.
The texts used are from HITORIA POTO NO TE KAWENATA TAWHITO ME TE KAWENATA HOU A TO TATOU ARIKI, issued in 1909 as the official Maori text for the Catholic Maori Mission.
CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH VERSION issued by the Bible Society. These Sunday Readings are available FREE OF CHARGE - ta te Maori - HE AROHA. If you want to get a large number of these, then a donation to the TAMAKI MAORI MISSION is welcome $10 for the Sunday Readings and $5 for the A5 size Maori-English Mass Booklets, to defray the costs.
Te Maunga Rongo - PenanceThis leaflet on the Sacrament of Penance has been compiled by Pa Ryan. These karakia are used at Te Unga Waka Marae by those helping children prepare for their first Confession, prior to their First Holy Communion and for adults who want to refresh or renew their participation in this sacrament. Te Runanga o Te Hahi Katorika ki Aotearoais the national body established by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference to advise the bishops on the pastoral care and evangelisation of Maori, and to foster understanding and communication within the Church on matters pertaining to Maori pastoral care. Te Runanga o Te Hahi Katorika ki Aotearoa has its own website offering additional resources
it is all about whĀnau, our whĀnau
"haere mai, tauti mai, whakapiri mai. - Ka inoi tonu matou e te whanau" We are the church, lets share about ourlives, about being Maori and Katorika, our karakia, expressions of katorikatanga and our struggles. Kia tipua tahi ai, kia inoi tahi ai.