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April 28, 2021

Marist Ordination in Rome

On 20 February in St Peter Chanel's chapel, Domus Australia, Rome, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples ordained Fr Samuela Tukidia SM to the priesthood.

Fr Samuela's Marist vocation began in the parish of Wairiki, Taveuni, Fiji.… More

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Dental clinic in Davao

The Balay Pasilungan Centre, located in the heart of Benkerohan, Davao City, Philippines, offers a safe place for young street boys. It is a ministry of the Distict of Asia. Recently their dental clinic was blessed and re-opened.… More


Marist Ordinations to Priesthood

On 29 December Fr Floyd Gatana SM (Oceania, Bougainville) was ordained to the priesthood in the cathedral of Hahela, Buka, Bougainville by Bishop Dariusz Kaluza.

On 2 January, the ordination of Fr Stev Youssouph Youm SM (Africa, Senegal) took place in the Marial Shrine of Popenguine in Dakar, Senegal.… More


Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Christchurch, Paul Martin SM, as the Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington. The appointment on New Year's Day and comes into effect immediately. Archbishop of Wellington, Cardinal John Dew says he is delighted with the appointment, which comes at a time of a heavy workload in the Wellington Diocese.… More

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