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
What’s in a name? In a mid-June Zoom meeting, representatives of the Aotearoa NZ Religious against Trafficking of Humans -- ANZRATH -- groups in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin agreed to a change of name. Our new name is Talita Kum Aotearoa New Zealand. Talitha Kum is the international network of religious working against trafficking and […]
To change the world, we must be good to those who cannot repay us. Pope Francis In that short statement -- be good to those who cannot repay us -- Pope Francis is reminding Christians to act on and live out these seven corporal works of mercy. 1. Feed the hungry The bible clearly states: […]
And its teaching on prayer -- Part 1 of 2 This article is a brief introduction to The Way of Perfection. St Teresa wrote this book at the request of her daughters at her first monastery, St Joseph’s in Avila. This is a book for formation, written to help the sisters in their life of […]
Part 3 of 3 This article is based on the work of Fr Ronald Nissen SM in his Chronology of the Cause for Beatification of Jean-Claude Colin, and from his article in the MM in March 2018. Fr Ron writes, “I am especially grateful to Fr Gaston Lessard for his encouraging, thorough and ready assistance […]
Part 2 of 2 Introduction Much is known about the relationship between St John Vianney, the Curé of Ars, and Fr Jean-Claude Colin, the Founder of the Society of Mary. This is because Fr Gabriel-Claude Mayet wrote down so much about Fr Colin. Much less is known about Jeanne-Marie Chavoin, the Foundress of the Marist […]