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Society of Mary Ordinations(0)

January 31, 2021


On 18 November 2020, in the St Peter Chanel Chapel at the Pacific Regional Seminary in Suva, Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong ordained Joseph Tora from Fiji as a transitional deacon.

And on 21 November, at St Francis Cabrini Parish Church in Rome, Bishop Guerino Di Tora ordained Charles Mbara Apéké from Cameroon and Hayden Powick from New Zealand as transitional deacons.… More

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Fr Colin’s Cause — The Postulators and the Process

The Postulator General

The Postulator General of the Cause for Beatification of Jean-Claude Colin is Italian Marist, Fr Carlo Maria Schianchi.

After serving in a variety of ministries -- parish, missionary work in Latin-America, the formation of young Marists -- Fr Carlo Maria was appointed general archivist of the Fathers and Brothers of the Society of Mary in 1998.… More

Fr Colin’s Cause — A Long and Winding Road

Part 3 of 3

This article is based on the work of Fr Ronald Nissen SM in his Chronology of the Cause for Beatification of Jean-Claude Colin, and from his article in the MM in March 2018. Fr Ron writes, “I am especially grateful to Fr Gaston Lessard for his encouraging, thorough and ready assistance in producing this resource” which is online at
jeanclaudecolin.org/cause/history-of-the-cause… More

Fr Colin’s Cause

A Long and Winding Road

Part 2 of 3


In 1910, the promotion of the Cause began again. The work that had been done under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Lyons now had to be re-done under Vatican jurisdiction.… More

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