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St John of the Cross

The Dark Night of the Soul Part 5 of 5 This is the fourth major work of St John, even though scholars say it is a continuation and completion of his earlier work, the Ascent of Mount Carmel. In fact, both comment on the same poem, but take different angles. The Dark Night is concerned […]

Disciple of Her Son: Mary in the Life of the Church

Disciple of Her Son: Mary in the Life of the Church Part 1 of 2 In particular, Fr Colin, the Founder of the Society of Mary, drew inspiration from Mary’s presence and activity in the early Church. But how could he do this? As we have seen, after the mention of Mary among the disciples […]

Disciple of Her Son: Mary in the Life of the Church

The Society of Mary Part 1 of 2 In the early morning hours of 23 July 1816, twelve young men made their way on foot from the diocesan seminary of St Irenaeus across the Saône River and up the Montée Saint-Barthélemy to the top of the hill of Fourvière which overlooks the city of Lyon, […]

Sunday 15 September

24th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14; Psalm 51; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-32 The amazing love of God Today we hear the whole of Chapter 15 of Luke’s gospel. Perhaps these three parables are the clearest statement Jesus made about the nature of God: the incredible, tender, patient, merciful Father who became visible […]

The General Chapter of the Society of Mary

in September and October this year, Marists from all over the world will meet in Rome to have the once-in-eight-years assembly of the Society of Mary