Posts Tagged ‘Marist Sisters’

NZ Sister trapped in a lift in Rome for 3 days Comments 0

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Last weekend two Marist Sisters were trapped in a lift in the their house, Casa Suore Mariste on Via Aurelia in Rome, for three days. The outgoing Superior General of the Marist Sisters, Sr Jane Frances O’Carroll, who is a New Zealander, and the outgoing secretary general, Sr Miriam McManus from Ireland, were minding the Read more

Marist Sisters farewelled in Waitaruke Comments 0

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Last Saturday, the Marist Sisters were given a farewell in Waitaruke where they have been teachers and guides for the local people since 1928. After Mass at 10am they were called on to the marae, nä Pä Henare i arahi. Several Mercy Sisters came for the occasion, supported by some of the local priests, Marist Read more

Locals protest loss of Marist Sisters Comments 0

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Whangaroa’s Catholic community has collected more than 400 signatures on a petition requesting the Marist sisters remain in Waitaruke. The sisters have been in Waitaruke, a settlement on State Highway 10 north of Kaeo, in the north of New Zealand since 1928. Parishioner Jeanette Kinneally said she suspected the decision had been made, but the Read more

Marist Convent School marks 75 years Comments 0

Friday, October 12th, 2012

One of Vatukoula’s oldest primary schools will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee this month with hundreds of former students expected to flock to the gold mining town for the event. Former students of Vatukoula Marist Convent school from Nadi, Suva, Lautoka and overseas have been preparing for the three-day celebrations. Association president Graham Peckham said he Read more