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July 1, 2020

Fr Jean-Claude Colin’s Fama

This issue of the magazine sees the beginning of a series of articles to do with the fama sanctitatis - the reputation for holiness - of the Founder of the Society of Mary, Fr Jean-Claude Colin. The first of these articles can be found here or on page 8 of the print edition.… More

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The Month of May

3 : 57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations
3 – 10 : Vocations Awareness Week
16 – 24 : Laudato Si’ Week
24 : Ascension Day; World Communications Day
25 – 31 : Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
31 : Pentecost Sunday

Pope Francis’ Prayer for Vocations

Lord of the Harvest,
bless young people with the gift of
courage to respond to your call.… More


Praying to Fr Colin

The website for Jean-Claude Colin has a page containing a small but growing list of people in various parts of the world for whom graces are being sought through Fr Colin’s intercession. Go to:


MM Overseas

After attending a biblical conference in November last year, Sr Kathleen Rushton RSM from Christchurch, a frequent writer of the Daily Reflections, had time for research at the Yale Divinity School Library, New Haven CT.… More


SM First Professions

On 8 January five men took their first vows in the Society of Mary at ‘Cerdon’, the Marist International Novitiate, in Davao, Philippines. Fr Christopher Ganzon SM, the District Superior, received their vows.

Please pray for them, and for the eight novices in the 2020 novitiate.More

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