The Marist Messenger is a spiritual monthly magazine published by the Society of Mary, New Zealand. It was first published in 1929.
The Marist Messenger is by Fr Kevin Head SM. You’re invited to apply for a free sample of the latest issue by emailing Joanne Oliver, the Messenger’s office secretary, with your name and address.
Subscription and contact details are available from the Marist Messenger.
Most recent Marist Messenger Articles
While Mary and Joseph were still in Bethlehem, the three men variously described as ‘wise,’ ‘kings’ or ‘the Magi’ found their way following a star to the stable and knelt before the baby Jesus, worshipped him and declared that Jesus was the Saviour to all. They brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. The whole […]
This article was first published in Word & Worship, Spring 2021, and is used with permission. When Mother Marie-Joseph (Suzanne Aubert) died in Wellington in May 1926 at the age of 91, it was said that her funeral was the largest ever seen for a woman in New Zealand. This was a tribute to her […]
As a child, it was exciting to visit my grandparent’s house. I’d run down the path along the side of the house - either I was too excited to walk or I was racing my brothers and sisters to get there first. Somehow I always managed to avoid tripping up on the raised edges of […]
Domingos António de Sequeira, also known as Domingos Sequeira, was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1768. He died in Rome in 1837. He painted Adoration of the Magi in 1828. Rather than being sheltered in a stable, the Holy Family appears to be standing on a street or road. The star of Bethlehem bathes […]
Four men took perpetual vows as members of the Society of Mary at a ceremony in Rome on 2 October 2021. They are, from left to right, Jaime Martinez Perez (Mexico), Yves Beranger Tuma (Cameroon), Cameron Mota (Papua New Guinea), and Iosefo Amuri (Fiji). The photo was taken at the shrine of Fourvière in Lyons, […]