Marist Europe

The Marists of Syracuse and the immigration drama in Europe

Following the invitation of the Superior General of the Marist Brothers, Brother Emili Turú, in the letter “The Dance of the Mission”, new international communities were formed with the aim of giving a Marist response to the new challenges the world faces 200 years after the foundation of the Institute. And so the Project Lavalla200> was created, as part of which the Marist community of Syracuse (Sicily) was established in October 2016 for the European Region. Its main focus is on refugee / immigrant child­ren and adolescents who land unaccompanied in Italy.

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General Chapter

The first week of the General Chapter

Please find here some images of the first week of the General Chapter, which started on the 8th September and is being held in Rionegro, Colombia.

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General Chapter

Interview with the Superior General, Brother Emili Turú

Brother Emili Turú ends his service as Superior General of the Marist Brothers during the General Chapter that begins today in Rionegro (near Medellin, Colombia). A few days before the beginning of the Chapter, Brother Emili answered some questions on the website of the Institute, www.champagnat.org.

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Marist world

Feeling at home… at the other end of the world

A conference hall. People sitting at tables, meditating over pictures. Just a normal con­ference situation (by the way, the person with the lilac pullover is me.). BUT: All the people in the photo are teachers and leaders in one of the 53 Marist schools in Aus­tra­lia. The conference hall is a Catholic centre in Melbourne. Read more »



Bicentenary: Province Gathering in the Hermitage

Sixty Brothers and lay people from the Province of West-Central Europe met in the Hermitage from 11th – 14th August for their Province Bicentenary Gathering. Earlier this year Brother Seán Sammon led a workshop for Brothers in the Province that fo­cused on the Vatican Document on Brothers in the Church. The Province Bicentenary Gathering, entitled, “A Bridge into the Future,” focused on spirituality and mission. Read more »

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