It seems no decision has been made in regard to the St Mary’s, Manchester St presbytery after the magnitude 7 earthquake hit Christchurch on September 4. [Read more…] about Earthquake damaged presbytery remains empty
Work has begun on strengthen and refurbishing the presbytery at St Mary of the Angels, Wellington. The accommodation on levels two and three of the building will be completely gutted and refitted for a community of five Marists. These new rooms will have provision for a bedroom, en-suite facilites and a study. There will also be two visitor rooms. [Read more…] about Strengthening St Mary of the Angels presbytery begins
The Marist Parish Community at St Mary’s Manchester Street is dispersed throughout Christchurch, as earlier today the civil authorities gave the presbytery a Yellow Card.
The “Yellow Card” means “do not enter except on essential business”.
All the Marists in Christchurch have reported they are safe and well after this morning’s 7.1 earthquake. Damage to community and church property seems to be minor.
Marists with parents and family members are reporting damage to property, but all are well. [Read more…] about Christchurch Marists safe after 7.1 earthquake
The Society of Mary has purchased a four-bedroom house in Taradale, near the Church Road Winery. As announced in the Marist Appointments for 2010, the house will be the home and mission-base for Frank Twiss, Earl Crotty and Bill Archer. [Read more…] about New community house and mission base in Hawkes Bay
The Provincial Council has been exploring possibilities for Marists to live at Maryknoll, the former Second Novitiate house in Hawkes Bay. [Read more…] about Demolish and rebuild Maryknoll?