In a joyful celebration 34-year-old Matthew Crawford took final vows on the 22nd of November. Matt professed the vows of poverty, obedience and chastity in the Society of Mary (Marists) for the rest of his life. He did so in front of a full church during the 5.00pm Mass at St Mary of the Angels parish in central Wellington. [Read more…] about Matt Crawford takes final vows
The provincial, Brian Cummings has written to two applicants inviting them to join the Marist Seminary in 2010.
Japanese-born candidate for the Marist Fathers’ Australian Province, Yoshitake Shiragami, has arrived at the Marist formation community in Auckland.
After spending periods earlier this year in community experience and English language studies at Hunters Hill, Sydney, and Suzaku, Nara, Japan, Yoshi now commences formal seminary studies.
The Auckland community provides for seminarians from Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Marist provinces under the leadership of its Australian rector, Fr Tony Kennedy SM.
Younger Marists from New Zealand, Australia, Oceania and the Philippines are gathering in Auckland this week. [Read more…] about Younger Marists’ to meet
Gerard Whiteford, Andrew Nee, Ika Kaihea and Phil Bennebroek are all “on the move.” [Read more…] about General Movements in the Province