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On 1 June, Marian Catholic primary school in Hamilton, blessed a history wall which tells the story of the school.
Together to Look Beyond – is a webinar hosted by the Champagnat Global Network of Schools to build the global compact on education in Marist schools.
The 19th message of the International Commission on Marist Mission entitled “Spirituality in Mission and Mission in Spirituality” invites everyone involved in Marist mission to live, express, integrate and encourage...
International Mission Commission
The International Mission Commission has published Marist Youth Ministry which is the 11th message in a series exploring various aspects of our Champagnat Marist Mission. These can be downloaded at https://champagnat.org/en/international-commission-of-marist-mission/
Marian Catholic School in Hamilton held a blessing ceremony for their new Mary and Charism gardens which are located in the heart of the school.
Student Leader's Forum
The annual Champagnat Marist School Leaders Forum was held at Blue Skies, Kaiapoi, Christchurch from Thursday 18 - Sunday 21 February. 32 students from 8 of our Champagnat Marist schools participated.
Teachers New to Marist Schools
Champagnat in the Pacific
The 2020 Champagnat-in-the-Pacific, a live-in formation programme for those who work in Champagnat Marist schools or ministries took place last week at Long Bay. There were 17 participants from 11 of...
St Paul's College Award
St. Paul’s College - Marcellin Champagnat Building by Architectus. “The building is the first stage of, and important start to the redevelopment of a school campus to create fit-for-purpose classrooms and...
Brs Ieremina Karekennatu and Ienraku Temoai made their first profession as Marist Brothers at the noviciate in Lomeri, Fiji on Saturday 20 June. This was the feast day of the...
Happy Feast Day!
Walking together, taking the best of our Marist DNA with us. The message of Br. Ernesto Sánchez (Superior General) on the occasion of the celebration of the feast of St.
Student Leader's Forum
39 leaders from across 10 of our Champagnat Marist schools in New Zealand participated in the annual student leader's forum. The photo was taken upon arrival on the first day...
New District Council
The 3rd District Chapter of the District of the Pacific elected a new District Council at the recent Chapter held at Lomeri in Fiji.
Advent Prayer Resource
The Advent Prayer Resource 2019 can be downloaded from the website.
As a global family this is an invitation to journey together to strengthen our Marist educational mission. A consultation is being undertaken by the Secretariat of Education and Evangelisation and...
Visit from the General Administration
Br. Luis Carlos Gutiérrez (Vicar General), Br. Libardo Garzón (Econome General) and Br. Carlos Alberto Rojas Carvajal (Director of the Department for Education and Evangelisation) have been visiting New Zealand. They attended...
Calling Marist Volunteers
Explore options for Marist volunteering at https://maristbrothers.org.nz/marist-lay/marist-volunteers/
New District Leader
The General Council has appointed Br John Hazelman as Superior of the District of the Pacific for a first three-year term.
Brothers Tabunga Etuati and Anitelea Fidow renewed their vows on Thursday 30th May 2019 in front of the Marist Asia Pacific Centre (MAPAC) community.
Champagnat Marist Volunteers
Become a Champagnat Marist Volunteer.
New Board of Trustees Resources
A range of resources to assist new Trustees to understand the Champagnat Marist charism are available on the website.
New Venture in Kiribati
Br Sefo Une (right) and Br Amberoti Nantei (3rd from left) have started a project with a number of unemployed youth. The project involves making concrete plant pots. This is...
Student Leaders Forum
Thank you all for your support of the recent Champagnat Marist Student Leaders Forum held at Blue Skies, Kaiapoi.
1st Profession at Lomeri
On a beautiful tropical day, a large number of Champagnat Marists, family and friends gathered at the Lomeri noviciate in Fiji to witness the first profession of Brothers Steve Vaea...
Staff new to Marist schools
21 teachers and staff new to Marist schools met recently for an induction day. the participants were from St John's College, Hamilton and from St Paul's and Sacred Heart colleges...
A group of religious men and women in Auckland gathered on Waitangi Day for a shared BBQ at Onslow Avenue.
U50 Gathering Fiji
Brothers Under 50 years of age gathered from across the Oceania Region to workshop the calls emerging from the XXII General Council. The gathering was facilitated by Br Tony Leon,...
New Blog Post
The Pop-Up Cafe was a work simulation project for our Vocational students at the Champagnat Institute, Suva, Fiji. It ran for four days and was open to the public.
Thirty-nine Brothers and Lay Champagnat Marists gathered at the Mary MacKillop Centre, Mission Bay for the annual retreat.
Posters featuring images related to the Calls from the XXII General Chapter were blessed on Assumption Day, 15 August.
Lavalla 200> Marist International Communities
These are communities of brothers and lay Champagnat Marists who come together to form community and to participate in mission.
Launching of the La Valla Year and the Spirituality and Formation Centre in Kiribati - Bishop Paul Mena blesses the sign board at the entrance to the property at Bikenibeu.
A bicentenary dinner was held in Auckland on 25 February to tank many of the people who serve on Marist boards and committees.
Letter from Aleppo (Marist Brothers Rome website)
Letter No. 32 - 4 March 2018 - Click here to read.
The latest edition of Solidarity Matters was distributed recently. To receive your copy of this quarterly publication and to stay up-to-date on the aid and development work of Marist Solidarity, please visit our website and contact us to subscribe at http://maristsolidarity.net.au/
Marists in Oceania
An online version of Marists in Oceania the publication of the Oceania Council of the Marist Brothers is available at
Brothers Gathering Brisbane
Links to the message of Br Emili Turú to the Brothers Gathering.
Link to a video by Br Greg McDonald is available at https://vimeo.com/152492698
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