During the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference in April 2013
the Bishops endorsed the establishment
of a National Committee to promote knowledge of the spirituality and works
of Suzanne Aubert.
John Bergin, who has been appointed consultant to the Sisters of Compassion, will help form the Committee.
In preparation for forming the Committee the postulator Father Maurice Carmody, Sisters Veronica Hurring and Josephine Gorman and John Bergin and visited the Mary MacKillop Place in Sydney to meet the Sisters of St Joseph and learn from them the process they developed in promoting Saint Mary of the Cross (Sr Mary MacKillop).