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Discovering the Society of Mary in New Zealand(0)

October 2, 2018

Fr Paul Walsh SM is an Assistant General for the Society of Mary. He recently visited New Zealand for the first time and wrote about his time here for the Provincial Newsletter. In writing about his trip he gives a brief snapshot of the works of the Society in New Zealand.More

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Bishop Paul Martin SM

Bishop Paul Martin sm appointed as Bishop of Christchurch

Jean Claude Colin – a Reluctant Saint?

The Cause for Beatification of Marist Founder,
Fr Jean-Claude Colin

When Jean-Claude Colin died on 15 November 1875, few people were concerned about his beatification. Perhaps none. The Marists were mourning the passing of their Founder and father. After his burial in the gardens of La Neylière, they began plans to build a chapel in which his remains could be given due honour.… More

A New Superior General for the Society of Mary

On 30 September, Fr John Larsen sm became the new Superior General of the Society of Mary, succeeding Fr John Hannan sm.

Fr Larsen was born in 1955 in Auckland, New Zealand, and entered the Society of Mary in 1976. He taught for five years at St.… More


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