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Fr Brian O’Connell, former MM editor, died on 13 January. As part of the family eulogy, one of his sisters quoted from a text message that Brian had sent to his family on 4 January. Brian quoted from a book he was reading: “All that we value in life and fear to lose by dying […]

Thanks and farewell to Fr Brian O’Connell sm

After battling serious ill-health for a number of months, Fr Brian O’Connell sm has been forced to relinquish editorship of the Marist Messenger. Since he assumed the Editor’s chair in 2005, Fr Brian has stamped his own mark on the Marist Messenger. His influence and expertise have been recognised in a host of awards over […]