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
Recently I spent a week or so with my young grandchildren, which included some time when their parents were away. One evening the 6 year old tore himself away from a fast moving video game to ask me what my book was about. As I was reading Jesuit Father William Barry’s Companion to the Spiritual […]
We were nearing the end of a writing workshop and it was time for questions. Given the subjects covered, I expected queries about submissions, publishers or maybe agents. But the first question was, “Do you think writing is like meditation?” and from that evolved a vigorous conversation about the spiritual aspect of inspiration and creative […]
Born in Oamaru 15 February 1938 Professed 15 August 1957 Died in Hawkes Bay on 26 June 2018 Thanks to Fr John Walls SM, for this summary of his eulogy. Anthony John Kelleher's life trip began in Oamaru, 80 years ago. He attended local schools, including St Kevin's and from there went to the Minor […]
We celebrate the Assumption of Mary into Heaven on 15th August. There is no scriptural reference to the Assumption, but it has been part of Church tradition since the 4th Century. Pope Pius XII declared in 1950 that “It is dogma revealed by God that the Immaculate Mother of God, Mary ever Virgin, when the […]
“There is a world of difference between listening and hearing.” (G.K. Chesterton, 1874-1936. English writer, theologian, and philosopher.) I have recently been on an ‘organising’ purge in my home. I recognised that there were cartons, boxes, and containers which had not been looked at in a while. It was time to sort and do away […]