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A Short History of the Marist Brothers – Part 1 of 4

The year 2017 marked 200 years since the foundation of the Marist Brothers at La Valla. 1816 marked 200 years since the foundation of the Society of Mary, the umbrella of our Marist Family of congregations, at Fourvière. And in 2013 we celebrated 175 years of Marist presence in the Pacific. This article and those […]

St Marcellin Champagnat 1789 — 1840

I joined a group of students saddened at the chaotic and depressed state of the Church in post-Revolutionary France, and together we forged the shape of a new kind of priesthood

Monday 6 June

St. Marcellin Champagnat Acts: 19:1-8, Ps.68, John 16:29-33 Never Alone Jesus never promised we would not have troubles, nor that we would not be fearful and bewildered. Like so many others, living in a Christchurch still racked by aftershocks, with no certainty about the fate of my home, I am very conscious of the truth […]