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Burns Fellowship 60th: Joanna Margaret Paul's Stations of the Cross

The Celebration of Joanna's Stations will take place on Sunday the 9th from 2.00pm to 4.00pm at St Mary Star of the Sea church in Port Chalmers. 

The Stations will be on display in the church from September 5 to September 13, open every weekday from 9.00am to 3.00pm so there is plenty of free time for people enter the church and enjoy the artworks, and a display of Paul's books.

Programme of events:

  • Saturday 8 September, 5pm: celebration of the weekly Parish Mass.
  • Sunday 9 September, 2pm - 4pm: celebration of the Stations of the Cross, painted by Joanna Paul - he ara tapu, 'a sacred pathway'
    Guest speakers: Bernadette Hall MNZM: award-winning poet, Joanna’s from 1971, Burns Fellow 1996.
    Greg O’Brien MNZM: poet, artist, multi-award-winning writer on NZ art and architecture.
    Sr. Mary Horn: Dominican Sister, artist, active in church and arts communities in Oamaru.
    Louise Menzies: Frances Hodgkins fellow at Otago University 2018.
    Joanna Osborne: PhD student whose research project is the spirituality of Joanna’s art.
    Carol Meikle QSM: parishioner at St Mary’s, Port Chalmers historian, community leader.
    Contributions also by Ian Wedde (Burns Fellow 1972); Cilla McQueen (Burns Fellow 1985 and 1986); and Mary McFarlane (artist and teacher).
    Music: ‘Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring’ by Bach, played by Pascal Harris, Joanna Paul’s son.
    Afternoon tea at the Mary McKillop Centre.
  • Monday 10 September, 5pm - 6pm: ‘The Way of the Cross’, prayers and meditation led by the Dominican Sisters of Dunedin.

    With thanks to Fr. Mark Chamberlain PP, in association with the University of Otago English Programme's Robert Burns Fellowship 60th anniversary celebrations.
Date Sunday, 9 September 2018
Time 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Audience Public
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Exhibition
DepartmentEnglish and Linguistics
LocationSt Mary Star of the Sea, 38 Magnetic Street, Port Chalmers
CostFree, although donations to the church are appreciated

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