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Change – Farewell to the Marist Messenger(Comments Off on Change – Farewell to the Marist Messenger)


“The only thing that is constant is change.”
Heraclitus, Greek philosopher.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but building on the new.”… More

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I hate Lent!

I hope I don’t upset anyone by saying that. But the truth is that I find Lent long and trying. I can imagine people saying things like, “First World problems – if that is all he has to worry about, his life is pretty cruisey”, or “that’s pretty shocking for a priest, he should be holy enough to welcome the opportunity to do some fasting, prayer and almsgiving,” or “that’s not much in comparison with what the Lord had to suffer”.… More

God Present Among Us

Normally writing the editorial Focus for the Marist Messenger is difficult. One difficulty is that it is written a couple of months in advance with the focus clearly on something relevant to the month.… More

Death and Taxes

’Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes.” We’ve all heard the saying.  Benjamin Franklin quoted it, praising the newly written American Constitution: “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”… More

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