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Remembering the New Zealand Marist Chaplains of World War One(Comments Off on Remembering the New Zealand Marist Chaplains of World War One)

November 1, 2018
Fr Segrief was the first NZ Catholic Chaplain to serve in World War One and saw service throughout the whole war. Full Story»

An All Souls’ Day Mass: Selle, France, 1917

At the request of the Bishop of Arras, Monsignor Julien, Fr Adolphe Roger described events and activities within the parish of Selle during World War One. In his report, mention was made of the presence of New Zealand troops and an All Souls’ Day Mass in November 1917. More

Nay to Marist Horses?

By Fr Maurice Mulcahy SM (1910-1988)

This article was recently discovered in the Marist Archives

Fr Jean-Claude Colin, founder of the Society of Mary had the task of drawing up its constitutions. A minor provision required some necessity and the higher superior's permission for a Marist to keep "a horse for riding." 

Actually, Colin lifted this idea and much more from the regulations of the Society of Jesus.… More

A Nightmare and its Consequences

From the Golden Jubilee Speech  of Fr Delach (3)

Every house in which someone died became tapu, along with everything it contained. So when someone sick started to decline, they would be removed from the house and sheltered under a tent, a tree, or any other place, and they would die there in peace.… More

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