The Australian Marist province welcomed Fr Des Darby to St Patrick’s Church Hill, Sydney today. [Read more…] about Des Darby on loan to St Pat’s Sydney
Some Marists specialise. Others are general practitioners. Fr ‘Aliki Langi is both a general practitioner and a specialist, bridging the gap between Christian and Moslem. [Read more…] about Kidnap or harm Fr Aliki and you will be dead by sundown
The annual meeting of the provincials and vicar-provincials from Marist Asia Pacific (MAP), took place recently in Davao, the Philippines. The major topics discussed included:
- A report from each province and district.
- The actual status of MAP
- Marist Mission in Asia, especially where it is existing now in the Philippines, Japan and Ranong / Thailand
- Formation, with a particular focus on the theologate in Rome, support of young Marists and ongoing Marist renewal including ideas from the General Chapter (SD 38-41 and 49,50)
- Vocations, especially what is needed for admission and the sharing of resources
- Support and shared planning within MAP, in various areas including training, education and finance. [Read more…] about Marist Asia Pacific meets in the Philippines
Sipiliano Faka’osi, a graduate of Good Shepherd College, Auckland, and a member of the Marist Oceania province was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Soane Batita Paini Mafi of Tonga. The ceremony took place on December 8 in the packed Cathedral of Nuku’alofa, Tonga. [Read more…] about Sipiliano Faka’osi ordained priest in Tonga
As part of Marist Asia Pacific (MAP,) the Provinces of New Zealand and Australia are sharing the responsibility for translating the Anthology of the Letters Received from Oceania into English.
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