One of the Black Sticks' finest goalkeepers, Kyle Pontifex, has drawn the curtain on his international career. The Wellingtonian has decided it is time to switch focus to his work career along with dedicating more time to his young family. To be part of an event of that calibre on home soil was amazing and one I'll never forget.'' Over 15 years playing for New Zealand, he saw the game of hockey change a great deal, especially on a positional level as a goalkeeper. ''The biggest change has been in the equipment.
One of the Black Sticks' greatest ever goalkeepers, Kyle Pontifex, has drawn the curtain on a fantastic international career. To be part of an event of that calibre on home soil was amazing and one I'll never forget." Over 15 years playing for New Zealand he saw the game of hockey change a great deal, especially on a positional level as a goalkeeper. "The biggest change has been in the equipment, back in 2001 a lot of players were still using wooden sticks and carbon ones were only just being developed.
Denver, Colo., Sep 16, 2016 / 03:02 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A new Catholic university has announced the launch of their Masters of Sacred Art degree program, which is available online. The program will include the study of theology, philosophy, architecture, film, music and art, and is available through Pontifex University, a Catholic University established in 2015 by the Solidarity Association of the Christian Faithful.
The following press release comes to us from Pontifex University, and is reproduced from their website . Pontifex University offers a unique approach to higher Catholic education by forming students in the way of beauty so they might renew traditional Catholic culture. The MSA program was designed by Provost David Clayton, previously Artist-in-Residence at Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, whose book The Way of Beauty, published by Angelico Press in 2015, contains the principles utilized by Pontifex University.
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In the build up to the Pope's visit to Mexico, the families of female murder victims are asking whether femicide will be addressed by the Pontifex. A woman walks past graffiti on a street during a demonstration to demand policies to prevent femicides on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 25, 2015.
The Fremont Police Department spread bags filled with seized powdered heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana and other illegal drugs across a table Monday night in the center of the Pontifex banquet room. With crimes related to drug use on the rise in Fremont, police officials asked residents at the monthly Block Watch meeting to get a good look at those drugs and lend the department a hand in policing the city's problem houses and suspicious activity.
Following the lukewarm reception of his prog-rock debut, Pope Francis is hoping to find better success in the film medium. Billed as a family adventure based on the Gospel, the film marks not only the acting debut of Francis, but of any pope for that matter. The film will be distributed worldwide by Ambi, the same production firm behind a forthcoming remake of Christopher Nolan's Memento and a biopic about Lamborghini founder Ferruccio Lamborghini.
Now, add YouTube outreach, a prayer app, Facebook proselytizing and Instagram evangelism to the social media arsenal employed by tech-savvy Pope Francis. On Wednesday, the popular pontiff launched a video version of his monthly "prayer intentions," which is a message for Catholics to keep in mind as they reach out to God in their daily and weekly prayers.
Iraqi priest Father Dhiya Aziz is safe and recovering after two weeks in captivity in Syria, according to fellow Franciscans in Aleppo. Speaking to Aid to the Church in Need today (Tuesday), Fr Aziz's fellow Franciscans in Aleppo, northern Syria, said they had yet to establish if he had been tortured but that the priority now was sleep and rest.