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Tag Archive for ‘leadership’

Discerning Together

Paths for Marists to Walk Confidently into the Future Part 3 of 3 Structures – international and local There are many challenges to face so that we can walk confidently into a bright Marist future. I have spoken of a Marist as one who clearly discerns a particular vocation to hear the call of the […]

Thursday 28 November

Daniel 6:12-28; Canticle of Daniel 3:3-7; Luke 21:20-28 Lift up your heads! There are so many worrying issues being reported in the media these days – a weakening economy, the climate crisis, the flow of refugees, the ever-present threat of terrorism or war and the lack of strong, moral leadership in the world. So much […]

Tuesday 13 August

Deuteronomy 31:1-8; Canticle: Deuteronomy 32:3-4, 7-9; Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 The Lord is with you. As Moses is dying, he commissions Joshua, inspiring the people to turn to God for leadership. He says, … have no fear…for the Lord your God is going with you. They must have felt uplifted by the way Moses handled […]

Fr John Jago SM

Born 1 September 1932 Professed 2 February 1964 Ordained 19 August 1967 Died 17 July 2018 This is an edited version of the funeral homily given by Fr Tom Ryan SM. John Jago was born in Grafton, NSW, the first of five children. After completing his schooling at St John’s College, Lismore, he studied law […]

Support from Behind

When I was a seminarian, my provincial superior Maurice Bourke told me, “There are so many angry young men around because there are so many stupid old ones.” I was astounded but he was exactly right. But what do the word old and young mean? How old you have to be to be ‘old’? How […]