The seismic strengthening and upgrade of Wellington's St Mary of the Angels Church, won two awards, at the New Zealand … [Read More...] about St Mary of the Angels Church wins national heritage and restoration building award
Marists in New Zealand
Marist fathers and brothers are members of the Society of Mary, a "religious congregation" in the Catholic Church who seek to model their lives on the person of Mary, the mother of Jesus and seek to, as it were 'be' Mary and do her work.
Marist priests and brothers live in community which provides a supportive environment for their lives and ministries.
In New Zealand, Marists focus their ministry on youth and education, have a preference for missionary parishes, and ministry outreach into wider society; beyond traditional Church structures.
In all their ministries members of the Society of Mary remember the original call to mission among the Tangata Whenua.
2018 is the twentieth anniversary of the Mission Estate Winery's environmental certification, and winemaker Paul Mooney … [Read More...] about Mission Estate winery, an environmental success story
Brazil has a new nature reserve; a tribute to a popular Dutch Marist Fr Piet van der Aart who also worked for periods in … [Read More...] about Brazilian nature reserve tribute to Marist Fr Piet van der Aart
Marist vocations promotion is changing direction in the New Zealand Province of the Society of Mary.The Provincial, … [Read More...] about Significant social media effort coming to Marist vocations promotion
An optimistic crowd, Saturday, packed a very hot Christchurch Boys’ High School auditorium for the ordination Bishop … [Read More...] about Ministry of service not honour
Nine St Patrick’s College Wellington students are currently in Thailand teaching English to Burmese students at the … [Read More...] about St Pat’s students spend summer holidays in Thailand
Marist Motivations"I think more is to be gained by arousing people's feelings of confidence than by thundering and frightening people." - JC Colin
- St Mary of the Angels Church wins national heritage and restoration building award
- Mission Estate winery, an environmental success story
- Brazilian nature reserve tribute to Marist Fr Piet van der Aart
- Significant social media effort coming to Marist vocations promotion
- Ministry of service not honour
- St Pat’s students spend summer holidays in Thailand
- People welcome New Year honour for St Mary’s PP
- St Mary of the Angels rebuild a real test of faith
- Paul Martin appointed Bishop of Christchurch
- 60 years as religious brothers
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