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Reflections on Marist Spirituality (5)

These reflections were first published in 1212 in Tutu – Another Way, written by Adele M.E.Jones with Michael McVerry sm. They are reprinted with permission The Three No’s Making decisions is at the heart of being human. Decisions regarding the truth confront us constantly in daily life. Each of the choices we make, whether great […]

Father Jean Baptiste Comte (Pa Kometa) – Pt 1

By Ken Scadden (with editing and French translation assistance of  Elizabeth Charlton.) Father Jean-Baptiste Comte was born in the hamlet of Silcuzin, Siaugues, St-Romain , Haute Loire, France on 25 January 1812. He was ordained a priest 13 March 1838 at Belley by Bishop Devie. He transferred to the Society of Mary on 14 July […]

Reflections on Marist Spirituality (3)

These reflections were first published in 2012 in Tutu – Another Way, written by Adele M.E. Jones with Michael McVerry sm. They are reprinted with permission.  Mary in the early Church How do we draw our inspiration from the mystery of Mary in the early Church? The mystery of Mary begins in the Incarnation, is […]

Reflections on Marist Spirtuality (2)

These reflections were first published in 2012 in Tutu – Another Way, written by Adele M.E. Jones with Michael McVerry sm. They are reprinted with permission.  Nothing is more urgent than for lay people to fulfil their role Right from the beginning when Fr Colin presented the plan of the Society in Rome lay people […]

February

The Parish of St John the Evangelist in Otara, South Auckland, has recently completed a major renovation. The Studio of John the Baptist was commissioned to produce many works including a large multi-layered Crucifixion icon scene, a new stone ambo with bronze bas-relief detail and walk-in baptismal font with mosaic detailing. Sanctuary furniture custom designed […]

Reflections on Marist Spirtuality (1)

Fr Denis Mahony, who died last year, presented these Reflections on Marist Spirituality at Marist Training Centre in Tutu, Fiji. They were published in Tutu – Another Way, written by Adele M.E. Jones with Michael McVerry sm, and published in 2012, and are reprinted with permission.  Mary’s dream Two hundred years ago Mary shared her […]

Challenge 2000

Celebrating 25 years of Service and Ministry  to Youth and Families Small beginnings Challenge 2000 began in 1988 in the kitchen at Ss Peter and Pauls Presbytery in Johnsonville, Wellington, as a Youth Development and Social Work agency with one staff member and a supportive parish priest. Challenge 2000’s mission was to live the gospel and […]

December

Marist Ranong initiative gives Burmese graduates hope Eight Burmese students, studying on the Thai-Burma border graduated, Tuesday, from the Australian Catholic University (ACU). Each graduated with a Diploma in Liberal Arts. Their graduation brings to a closure 14 months of hard work supported by the staff of the Marist Mission Ranong and the ACU‘s online learning programme. Speaking on […]

Veteran Missionaries rest in peace in Fiji

Fr Lui Raco SM Tributes My heart is with you today as you farewell one of our great Fijian Marists. Fr. Lui was, and will always be an inspiration for many of us. Someone who ran the race to the end, with great happiness in his vocation. He stood out as a person in all […]

Missions Memoir: An Ode to Mary’s Love

Born the last of eight, how gracious that I came so late!! And why? Well my Mother might have said: ‘Have I not enough mouths to be fed?’ But I was given life by a generous Mother, Who chose to serve God and no other.Cared for and loved in the first years, even as a […]