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Mission Snippets from Oceania

Rotuma After 174 years, the Society of Mary mission in Rotuma ended on Sunday 26 July this year. Representing the Oceania Province, the Vicar-Provincial, Fr Milikiade Rayalu SM, handed over the key to Our Lady of Victory Church, Rotuma, to the Vicar-General of the Archdiocese of Suva, Fr Sulio Turagakacivi, who represented the Archdiocese at […]

Welcome to our new Editor

Father Bernard Carney grew up in Lauriston, near Ashburton, Mid Canterbury. He was educated at the local primary school, St Bede’s College in Christchurch and Mount St Mary’s Seminary Greenmeadows, being ordained in 1971. He completed a degree at the University of Canterbury, and spent three years as Chaplain to the Tertiary Institutions of Christchurch. […]

Chanel College, Samoa, marks fifty years

While the whole country of Western Samoa celebrated 50 years as an Independent country in June 2012, Chanel College in Apia was also marking 50 years as a Catholic Secondary School. The first flag hoisted over the independent government at Mulinu’u was given to Fr B.F. Doherty sm, the founding Rector of the College, in […]

New Bishop for Rarotonga

Fr Paul Donoghue – Oceania Marist Provincial named for Diocese of Rarotonga He will be ordained July 16 Pope Benedict has appointed 62 year old Paul Donoghue sm as Bishop of the Diocese of Rarotonga. The Holy Father has accepted the resignation of Bishop Stuart O’Connell sm, who has reached the age limit. Fr Donoghue […]