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October 31, 2019

Everything I have is a gift from God, and He’s taking the gifts back one by one.

-- My friend’s comment on the aging process, 2016.

As the days, weeks, months, and even years fly by, my friend’s comment resonates deeply.… More

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Marist Messenger — the Early 1930s

By the Editor

In the 1930s, the Marist Messenger carried a wealth of information about Pacific, New Zealand and Australian Church history, about Marist history, ministry among Māori, and about Marist and Church personalities. There was also a wide range of devotional material and poetry.… More

Enjoying Ill Health

A much-loved member of our Australian Marist community, who died quite some years ago now, used to provide us with great amusement through his tall tales of the real or imagined past, and the seemingly endless library of his illnesses and injuries.… More

Reality Check

Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.
Mark Twain, American author,

The mind sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
Robertson Davie, Canadian author,

The month of October, 2018, has had its personal challenges as a series of incidents occurred which made me question reality.… More

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