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Marist Messenger 1959 — 1964(0)

September 1, 2019

Fr Kevin McGrath continued as editor ...


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“Fourteen students of five races have already enrolled at the new Corpus Christi Teachers’ Training College in Suva which was blessed by the Most Reverend Romolo Carboni, Apostolic Delegate to Australia, New Zealand and Oceania”.… More

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The Bugey – in Early Society of Mary History – (Part 1 of 2)

The Bugey

The Bugey region is part of the range of mountains in eastern France between Lyons and Geneva. It is situated in a loop of the Rhone River in the southeast of the Department of Ain. It was in this region that Marists conducted missions in 27 parishes, some of which had no priest at the time, between 1825 and 1829.… More

The Early History of the Marist Sisters – Part 3 of 3

The sisters made their first vows in 1826. By 1829 there were 20 of them, and over the next few years the small house was gradually enlarged as more young women entered the congregation. Two of them were nieces of Father Colin and one a niece of Marcellin Champagnat.… More

The Early History of the Marist Sisters – Part 2 of 3

Between her arrival in Cerdon in 1817 and September 1823, Jeanne Marie shared the joys and the anguish of the Colin brothers in their efforts to get approbation for the new society. After a time living with the sisters of St Joseph in the town, she went to live in the presbytery as the housekeeper for Jean-Claude and Pierre Colin.… More

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