Te Kupenga is the home of three national agencies: the Catholic Theological College, responsible for providing approved tertiary qualifications; the National Centre for Religious Studies, responsible for supporting religious education in Catholic schools and adult faith formation; and the Nathaniel Centre for Bioethics, responsible for research and advocacy on bioethical issues.

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A Public Lecture on The Law on Intercommunion

The Auckland Diocese Commission for Ecumenism has organised a free public lecture series. The next speaker in that series is Monsignor Brendan Daly, Judicial Vicar for New Zealand and lecturer in Canon Law at the Catholic Theological College. His lecture is on the vexed topic of “Intercommunion” and outlines what Catholic Church Law has to say about sharing table fellowship. […]

CTC is looking for Quality and Compliance Officer (Permanent Full-time)

The Catholic Theological College (CTC) is an agency under Te Kupenga Catholic Leadership Institute, a national organisation of the NZ Catholic Bishops Conference, that deals with Tertiary Education. We provide courses at levels 5, 6 and 7 on the National Qualifications Framework. We are an NZQA registered Private Training Establishment with a particular focus on providing courses for seminarians and […]

Safeguarding in the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand (SCCANZ)

As part of the commitment of the NZ Catholic Bishops to foster a culture of safeguarding in the Church, CTC in collaboration with the National Office for Professional Standards (NOPS) is offering a course on Safeguarding in the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand (SCCANZ). This course is for all those involved in church ministry, whether in a paid or […]

College new Dean

Te Kupenga Chief Executive Dr Areti Metuamate is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr John Evangelista as the first Dean of the new Catholic Theological College. Dr Evangelista is a leading healthcare executive with 25 years’ experience in senior management roles. He is an active Catholic and has had a strong involvement in the Church both locally and overseas. […]

Nathaniel Report 61

Recent Posts 2021: Issue 61 The Referendum Questions, Suicide & Ethical Issues with Vaccines

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