Fr Paul Donoghue, the Provincial of Oceania, has written to Oceanian Marists informing them of the impact of the recent earthquake on the province. In his letter he told the province that as the quake was the southern coast, on Upolu, it meant that no Marists in Samoa were injured, however several villages in Tonga, with Marist connections, had been damaged. [Read more…] about Oceanian Provincial asks for prayers
Italian Marists along with numerous ex-alumni of the Seminary of Il Rivaio and the local parishioners of La Madonna delle Grazie with Fr. Lorenzo Curti and his confreres, celebrated the centenary of our Marist presence in the charming Tuscan city of Castiglion Fiorentino. [Read more…] about Hundreds of Italians join Marists for 100 year celebration
The bursars of the regions of the Province of Europe together with the general bursar met in Paris from Monday 5 to Wednesday 7 October in order to study a number of issues which are important for the future of the Province. [Read more…] about Workshops for Bursars in Europe and in Mexico
At the end of the General Chapter Fr Jan Hulshof received a letter from Card. Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State of the Vatican, with a message from the Holy Father to the whole Society. [Read more…] about A message to Marists from Pope Benedict
The Acting Provincial, Phil Cody, has been in touch with the Provincial of Oceania, Paul Donoghue who confirmed that the Marists in Samoa were safe.
The Australian Province’s House of Prayer, called Nazareth, was blessed by Bishop Kevin Manning of Sydney’s Paramatta Diocese, and consecrated by him to Blessed Mary of the Cross. [Read more…] about House of Prayer blessed