About Joan Hardiman, O.P.

Joan is a member of the Aotearoa New Zealand Dominican Sisters. She has been a member of the Dominican Preaching Team with Peter Murnane, O.P. for the past five years, giving parish retreats throughout New Zealand and Australia.


Tuesday of week 9 in Ordinary Time, based on Mark 12:13-17

Modern day shepherding

Monday of 4th week of Easter, based on John 10:11-18

The cup of glory

Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent, based on Matthew 20:17-28

Becoming a new shoot, or perhaps a shooting star…

Tuesday of the 1st week of Advent, based on Isaiah 11:1-10

A fig tree

Thursday of 26th Week, based on John 1:47-51

Light of our lives

Friday of 21st Week, based on Matthew 25:1-13