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Fr Jean Baptiste Petitjean SM(0)

September 30, 2019

‘Parish Priest to all New Zealand’

Part 1 of 3

It was a quick and peaceful death. On the 21st of September 1876, Father Jean Baptiste Petitjean SM knelt at the altar of St Mary’s Cathedral in Thorndon, Wellington, to pray his evening Office.… More

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Hello God, it’s Leo here!

It was great to have a lesson from my seven year old grandson

A School for Prayer (26) (Final)

The Way of Darkness

God in “The Cloud of Unknowing”

Part 2 of 2

By Fr Craig  Larkin SM, 1943 - 2015

“The Cloud of Unknowing”

A classic work of English spirituality in the apophatic tradition

Written in the 14th century by an unknown author, probably a Carthusian monk, “The Cloud of Unknowing” was addressed to a fellow-monk, but its simple and direct style makes the book easily understood by all types of people.… More

The Bugey

in Early Society of Mary History

Part 2 of 2

Text and photos by the Editor

The Marists conducted missions in 27 parishes in the Bugey region of France between 1825 and 1829. The first three were in La Balme, Corlier and Izenave (see last month’s MM). More


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