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St John Vianney and the First Marists

Part 1 of 2 Texts and Photos by the Editor St John Vianney, the Curé of Ars, received many visits from members of the different Marist branches. He was a good friend to Fr Colin and the Society of Mary. He became a member of the Marist Third Order on 8 December 1846, received by […]

This Saint was not made by eating well and being kind

James K. Baxter wrote this article for the feast of St. John Vianney, Curé (parish priest) of Ars, in the form of a conversation. His friend, as it were, starts it off. “The Church makes some very peculiar choices at times — I mean, in her choice of saints. Take St John Vianney, the Curé […]

Tuesday 24th March

Numbers 21:4-9, Ps. 102, John 8:21-30 O Lord hear my prayer and let my cry come to you. Have you ever lost patience with God in difficult circumstances? Anguish doesn’t separate us from God. Prayer is honest relationship grounded in God’s unrelenting commitment to us. Once we learn to speak honestly with (and especially listen […]