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 4 of 7 A Possible Marist Integral Ecology Part 3 The third of three Circles: ‘to act justly’ Framework 1. Circle 3: Mission in an Eco-Conscious World In our first article we reflected on ‘walking humbly with God’ [Micah 6:8] -- personal holiness -- the first of three inter-related, and inter-connected circles, for a possible Marist […]
I’m in the ninth decade of life and it has become clear to me over the years that God reveals himself to us in many and varied ways. Since our God is a God of surprises, I have also learned that I must always be reflective, trying to be mindful of when and how God […]
Fr Robert (Bob) Barber SM Born: 12 March 1949 in Canberra Professed: 26 January 1969 Ordained: 26 May 1975 Died: 13 February 2021 in Lismore Base Hospital Robert (Bob) Barber’s parents, Jack and Lil, had four children: a daughter, eighteen months older than Bob, and then two more sons. His primary schooling was at Panania, […]
The Icon (Part 2 of 2) Through an icon we are able to encounter the person portrayed. In this icon we are brought into the presence of three persons: the Word Made Flesh, his Mother Mary and Jean-Claude Colin, Founder of the Society of Mary. In this icon the central life-event of Jean-Claude is represented […]
Part 6 of 7 The Sixth Mansions are the most complex, longest and dense of the seven Mansions! They occupy eleven chapters compared to the three chapters for the Fourth Mansions. A single reading of the text will not suffice -- a life time is required! Never is humility needed more to get to grips […]