Posts Tagged ‘Marist Laity’

New lay ministry centre blessed and opened

Thursday, September 21st, 2023
lay ministry centre - whanau maria

The Bishop of Auckland Steve Lowe blessed a new lay ministry centre, Whanau Maria, during a ceremony on Sunday 17 September. Society of Mary Provincial Fr Tim Duckworth then opened the Centre. The ceremony was attended by friends, family, students, alumni from various Catholic secondary schools, and local church communities. Whanau Maria will serve as Read more

Auckland volunteer manages Marist HIV/AIDS project in Ranong

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Aucklander Kirsten Sloan is a volunteer on mission with Fr Frank Bird and others at the Marist Family Mission in Ranong, Thailand, where she manages the HIV/AIDS Health Project. The mission has been serving Burmese migrants for the past 6 years providing community support, education for Burmese children and support and health access for HIV/AIDs sufferers Read more

Marist Family marks 175 years in the NZ and the Pacific

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

It has been 175 Years since the first Marist mission to Oceania and Aotearoa New Zealand. To celebrate this and coinciding with the close of the Year of Faith and the Year of Colin, people from all branches of the Marist family in the Auckland Diocese gathered at Manurewa on Sunday 17th November. Marist Brothers Read more

Lay Marists and Brothers plan a closer association

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

The Pacific Assembly of the New Zealand Marist Brothers Province was held recently in Suva at the Champagnat Institute 38 people including 12 Lay Marists attended from the contributing nations of Fiji, Samoa and Kiribati. This was the first time that lay people were there in numbers and they did influence some thinking within the Assembly. Read more