Following the re-election of Australian Provincial, Paul Cooney, and after disucssion with Bob Barber, Paul wrote to the Australian province, happy to announce that Bob will continue as the Vicar for the next three years.
The Australian Provincial, Fr Paul Cooney has announced that the Marist Fathers will be withdrawing from St Paul’s Parish, West Sunshine, Melbourne. [Read more…] about Australian Marists’ to leave “West Sunshine”
Six young men recently took their first vows in the Society of Mary at La Jordana, Mexico.
[Read more…] about Six new Marists in Latin America
The Majors of Superiors of the South Pacific meet each year in Suva for their annual conference and a three day workshop. This year, from August 3 – 6, the theme for the workshop was Training for Leadership Skills
As part of his Renewal, Frank Bird took time to visit the Marist Mission in Ranong on the Myanmar / Thailand border. This work is an outreach of the Marists in the Philippines, which Frank describes as an “eye-opening and heart-changing experience.” [Read more…] about International Marist Mission in Ranong Thailand
On July 23 our community had the pleasure of hosting the Profession of Arnold Gafero. Arnold had his Novitiate in 1993 here in Dumalag, but in 1999 he decided not to take his final Profession and left the Society of Mary. However, he kept in touch with the Marists and their ministries in the district of the Philippines and on September 12, 2008 he asked the Superior of the District for permission to re-enter the Society. It was decided that he would live two months here with us in the international novitiate for time to reflect on his desire to become a member of the SM once again. [Read more…] about Arnold Garfero professed in the Philippines