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February 28, 2021

NZ missionary builds up new Suva parish

The new parish at Laucala Bay ... incorporates the new University of the South Pacific. It also includes a primary school run by the Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, the Cathedral Boys’ Secondary School, Corpus Christi Teacher Training College, as well as the Suva Grammar primary and secondary schools.… More

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Mr Talboys decides for equity 

At long last, the government has decided to give some modest aid for salaries of teachers outside the state system. It undertakes initially to pay 20% of their total cost. In doing this it has finally decided to join Commonwealth nations like Great Britain, Canada and Australia where such a state-backed independent system has not resulted in any of the divisiveness so feared by spokesmen for the Educational Institute and the Post Primary Teachers' Association.… More

Marist Third Order –
A Joyful Christmas

You will have been following Pope Paul’s visit to Samoa and to Australia. As Marists, we are proud to be “the Pope’s men and women”.

He recently warned us not to let the true meaning of Christmas “be suffocated by profane customs that change its sacred nature”.… More

Marist Brothers’ Islands’ Advances

Marist Brothers’ Islands’ Advances

The Society of Mary has already made a good start with its newly founded Vocational Training Centre for Island Brothers at Tutu on Taveuni Island, Fiji. This is under the direction of Fr Michael Bransfield SM, aided by Brother Kevin SM and other experts.… More

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