The annual Province pilgrimage to L’Hermitage
In March this year, a group of twenty-four staff and teachers from projects and schools across the Province took part in the annual Province Pilgrimage to L’Hermitage. Here as Marists we have the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of our founder Marcellin Champagnat in his home-place in France.
The Letters of Champagnat – Workshop in Furth
For four days during Holy Week, 23-26 March, 2016 the Brothers of the community at Furth had the opportunity to learn more about the letters of Champagnat. Read more »
A tandem journey into the future
The 6th Provincial Chapter took place in Freising, Germany from March 28th – 1st April. It was attended by Marist Brothers and lay people, whom we can perhaps now collectively call, “New Marists”, from across the Province. Other guests included Brother Emili Turú, Superior General, Brother João Carlos do Prado, Director of Mission Secretariat, Brother Ernesto Sánchez, General Councillor in Rome, and Brother Gabriel Villa-Real Tapias from the L’Hermitage Province. In all they were a vibrant, energetic and representative group of Marists.
Marcellin through the eyes of Marist students
Second year students in Marian College Dublin are the winners of the Marist Education Art Competition which had been organised to invite students of our Marist-linked schools in the Province to “tell our Marist story with your colours!”
Film to be made about Irish Marist Brother
The story of the Irish Marist Brother who founded the Glasgow Celtic Football Club is going to go public on the screens.
West-Central Europe embraces a new future
As the Marist Institute embraces a new beginning, with newly proposed models of governance and management, the Province of West-Central Europe has reflected on its own need for strengthened structures and support systems to ensure sustainability into the future.
The Consecrated Life
International meeting in Rome for the closure of the Year of Consecrated Life
Over 5000 members of various Institutes, among them 25 Marist Brothers responded to the invitation of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) to attend a meeting in Rome from 28th January to 2nd February.
Mission and communication
The mission periodical “Kontinente” celebrates its golden jubilee
At a grand ceremony in Cologne on 20th January 2016 the 50th anniversary of the Catholic missionary magazine Kontinente was celebrated in the presence of the Papal Nuncio to Germany and the Archbishop of Accra, Ghana.
FMSI thanks its donors
While waiting to make a complete balance of the state of 2015, regarding the funds that have been collected and used, FMSI (Marist Foundation for International Solidarity) thanks those who have given donations to support its activities during the past year. Read more »
Recollection Day for Belgian Brothers
During the recent meeting of Brothers aged 70 and younger it was decided to organise a Recollection Day for any Brothers in Belgium who would be interested. And so, on the 30th December, twelve Brothers gathered at the Norbertine Abbey at Leffe, near Dinant, to bring the year 2015 to a close in a spirit of prayer and thanksgiving. Read more »