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
Part 1 of 2 In early 1942, an amazing medical referral took place. Dr Eric Strauss, one of Great Britain’s most distinguished psychiatrists and neurologists, quietly began sending emotionally disturbed boys to spend time with a woman who was a spiritual writer, wood carver, poet, and mystic. Her name was Caryll Houselander. This was a […]
Part 1 of 5 St John of the Cross was born in 1542 in Spain and died there in 1591. He was canonised in 1726 and proclaimed a Doctor of the Church in 1926. Today he is a largely unknown religious figure. People begin reading the Dark Night and soon give up. He seems to […]
Watching young people at play or at sports’ training, reminds me of times past when I could run, jump, kick a footy, bowl a reasonable leg-break and hit a fair forehand – not all at once of course! The athletic flexibility of young people is a joyful gift and I often pray for them that […]
The Covid contagion has brought renewed awareness of family life. This has to be good news. The Catholic Church traditionally has held family life in the home as important. Perhaps there will be spiritual renewal of sacramental life with some emphasis on living out the virtue of love evangelically at home. Mums and dads traditionally […]
Colin Campbell was born at Cessnock NSW on 27 April 1922. His father owned a draper shop. He was the elder of two brothers. His mother died of an allergic reaction when he was five years old and his brother three years. Colin’s father took the two boys to Sydney to their aunts’ boarding house. […]