Posts Tagged ‘Marist Brothers’

St Joseph’s Alafua has a new Principal Comments 1

Friday, December 4th, 2015

Brother David Lavin has been appointed as the incoming principal to St. Joseph’s College at Alafua in Samoa. Lavin is a member of the Marist Brothers (FMS). He replaces Brother Siaosi Ioane. Lavin has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, English and history from the University of Auckland, a master’s degree in religious education from the Australian Read more

Samoa’s Marist Sports Club – birthplace of champions Comments 0

Friday, September 18th, 2015

This week the Marist Sports Club in Apia is celebrating its 45th anniversary. The Club came into existence when the two Marist clubs, namely Marist Rugby Club and St Joseph’s Rugby Club, decided to merge in 1970. Following its merger, the Club has contributed to the development of rugby in Sāmoa through the many players Read more

Auckland’s St Paul’s College sells surplus land Comments 0

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

A 1700 sq m plot of bare land that borders St Paul’s College is being sold by the Marist Brothers’ Trust Board. The land is being subdivided from the school and is therefore yet to be assigned a capital valuation. Ponsonby is one of the Auckland’s most sought-after post codes. There were 14 residential sales in Read more

Review of Catholic Education underway in American Samoa Comments 0

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Marist Brothers Donald Texeiria and Kevin O’Malley are in American Samoa to conduct an assessment of the local Catholic school system. The review includes classrooms, campus grounds, and the curriculum. They have been asked to undertake this review by the Bishop of Pago Pago, Peter Brown. Both of the Brothers have a long association with Catholic Read more

Aussie abuse payouts in doubt after church insurance query Comments 1

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Questions are being raised over payments to some Australian abuse victims after a religious order sought how to keep information from an insurer. Catholic Church insurer CCI won’t say whether it will try to recover A$9million of payments to abuse victims on behalf of the Marist Brothers. The payments were made to victims of two brothers, Read more

Wanted paedophile Aussie brother was US school head Comments 0

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

A religious order flew a paedophile out of Australia and he worked as a headmaster in another country, while wanted by police, a royal commission has heard. Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse is holding hearings in Canberra. It has heard about failures by the Marist Brothers to act on repeated Read more

Marist Primary School Suva – 125 years of multi-racial education Comments 0

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Marist Primary School, Suva Fiji, began celebrating its 125th anniversary last Thursday with a commemoration of children’s day. The theme for the three-day celebration is ‘125 years of multiracial education. The school’s 607 students made the most of their day off from classes, with a formal celebration in which they were addressed by former scholars Read more

Marist Brothers High School Suva has new computer lab Comments 0

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The Marist Old Boys Association and the Marist Parents, Teachers and Friends Association have provided Marist Brothers High School, Suva, with a new computer lab and 30 new computers. These new facilities are valued at $100,000, half of which has been contributed by the Old Boys Association. Old Boys president Nesbitt Hazelman said the association Read more

Marist Mulivai celebrates 125 years Comments 0

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Marist Brothers’ Primary School in Mulivai, Samoa will be celebrating its 125th anniversary from 24 August to 1 September 2013. The anniversary aims to bring the Marist fraternity together, with members travelling from overseas. The Marist Brothers’ Old Pupils’ Association will also use some of the activities during the anniversary to raise funds to finance Read more

Mentors and abusers — a Catholic son’s story Comments 0

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Brother Dennis of the Little Brothers of Mary, as they were originally known, was buried at a cemetery near Melbourne in March, 1992. His two families — the one he grew up with, and the clergy that he made his adult life with — were both present, and separate. The coffin lowered, the mourners were Read more