Welcome to the website of the Australian Marist Province

Updated: Aug 14, 2020
Colin calendar

From the Sequence of the Holy Spirit, a prayer for during the pandemic: 

'Come, Holy Spirit..... cleanse that which is unclean, water that which is dry, heal that which is wounded.'
'Veni, Sancte Spiritius... lava quod est sordidum, riga quod est aridum, sana quod est saucium'


0820 calendar 2

Calendar update  

Online with extra Marist anniversaries

August news 

0820 Give it a go

Give it a go

Fr Tony O'Connor and the pandemic on the USA-Mexico border

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0820 NL Euro 10820 NL OMP 1

Marist news from Europe and Oceania  

Latest bulletins

August news and Members' Page

0820 Syd Nugent Sid 1108e

Passing of Fr Syd Nugent  

Japanese missioner dies at 92

August news

1110 MMcK card

St Mary of the Cross, a prayer  

August news

0820 bushfires Bates Kevin0820 Fragile globe2

This Fragile Globe

After Beirut, Fr Kevin Bates reflects


0820 Colin life flkbk0820 Colin prayer DL 1

Fr Colin's birthday  

New helps to celebrate

August news

0820 Hopkinson John 0718 4

Leaving the normal behind  

Fr Hoppy's radio message from Bolivia for post-pandemic hope

August news

0720 Colin writings Colin smiling GA 0417 1crp sepia0720 Colin writings 1013 La Neyliere 05

Writings of Fr Colin  

Compilation of literature on Marist Founder

July news

0720 Hope Cathedral Interior08

From Hope Cathedral

Environmental reflection from Norway

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0720 NL Asia 10720 NL Asia 2

Marist Asia newsletter  

A challenging half-year

July news

0720 Cause Thomasset Bernard 01130720 Cause Schianchi 0513 0213 C MSchianchi 30720 Cause 1

Colin Cause advances  

Historical report completed

July news

0720 Fourv Day 0714 Fourviere int 150720 Fourv Day 0715 Fourviere ext 14crp

Fourvière Day  

Remembering the promise

July news

0720 C Ngoura Fourviere 3ec0720 C Ngoura Fourviere 2

Young Marist at Fourvière  

Christian Ngoura's reflection

July news

0720 Three Aussie

Aussies in Rome  

Convivial catch-up

July news

0720 Tutu RTC2

Tutu's tradition

Empowering young farmers and families

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0720 Sr Mariana 1

Sr Mariana's Pacific missions role  

Marist Sister as new PMS leader

July news

0720 CLOC 1

CLOCs begin  

Marist leaders meet online

July news

0720 Fourviere ext 0512 9J from distance crp

Preparing for Fourvière  

Resources for Jul 23

July news

0720 NL Covid 0409 Rome 13c Monteverde0720 NL Covid 7 1

COVID updates  

... and a Catholic choir from Moscow

July news

0720 Rosalie Larissa 1

Larissa's election  

Brisbane Marists welcome Brazilian catechumen

July news

0720 NL OMP0720 NL CDM0720 NL Eurinfo

Three Marist bulletins  

Colourful and informative, Marist Oceania Province, Casa di Maria, Rome, and Marist European Province

July news

0720 Black lives matter A P

Black lives matter: Australia-Pacific

From Marist Associate, Rev Ross Flint

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070 NL SG Larsen John at MMC 0319 5crpe0720 NL SG 1

Superior-General's message  

Fresh from Fourvière

July news or S-G page


0720 Marist Voices 10720 Marist Voices 20720 Marist Voices 30720 Marist Voices 4

Marist Voices  

Online bulletin from International Marist Laity. Several languages. Informative and colourful

July news

0720 La Neyliere ending 3

Colinian program ends  

Fr Ray Chapman reports from La Neylière

July news

0620 Prov Circ e

Provincial circular  

Latest issue at Members' Page

Members' Page

0617 JMC ann 1 0213 Belley 0617 JMC ann 2b 0715 Jarnos

Chavoin anniversary  

Marist Sisters' foundress remembered

June news

0620 NL Tutu 1

Tutu bulletin  

A 'first' from TRTC, Taveuni

June news

0620 Senegal street kids

Senegal's street kids

Fr Roger Kasiama reports from Dakar

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0620 Hoppy 20620 Hoppy 1

Fr Hoppy's 75th  

Joys and sorrows during pandemic in Bolivia

June news

0620 A Murray 2ee0620 A Murray 3

Pacific library uploaded  

Marist and Pacific history from Fr Andrew Murray

June news

0620 NDF Sandwiches

Saturday sandwiches

Homeless outreach in London, Fridays too 

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0620 NL Africa 10620 NL Africa 20620 NL Africa 30620 NL Africa 4

Marist news from Africa  

Bi-lingual bulletin

June news or Members' Page

0620 Refugee Week 2

Refugee Week

Year of Welcome events 


0620 P Callaghan anniv 30620 P Callaghan anniv 5 PhilCall

Missionary's 15th anniversary  

Fr Philip Callaghan remembered in Philippines

June news

0620 VM parish Mass 0408 Buildings0300620 VM parish Mass 01e

Mass in the making  

Weekly preparations for video Eucharist

June news

0620 Donato Kivi

Home ecology

Environmental formation in the Pacific 

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0620 Rosemary 20620 Rosemary 4

Rosemary's Way

Maria Baden in Sydney Film Festival documentary 


0620 Bates Kevin 2

A few steps forward  

Fr Kevin Bates' reflection for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

June news

0620 NL GA Covid 10620 NL GA Covid 20620 NL GA Covid 3

COVID-19 news from Marists  

Italy, Thailand, NZ

June news

0620 StPats 0318 ext 4e0620 St Patricks revised

St Patrick's schedule revised  

COVID practicalities addressed.

June news

0620 NL Euroinfo 10620 NL Euroinfo 2


Marist news from Europe

June news or Members' Page

0520 VM stonework 40520 VM stonework 7 0620

Stonework repaired 

Masons in Mary Street

June news 

0620 Bethany Pentecost 2

Bethany guests 

Pentecost dinner at House of Welcome

June news

0620 Peru prison Covid

Prison and COVID

Sr Carlotta SMSM reports from Peru 

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0620 StPats 0318 ext 4e

St Patrick's re-opens 

Mass and Reconciliation at inner-city shrine

June news

0620 NL SG Larsen John at MMC 0319 5crpe0620 NL SG 1

Superior-General's message 

Opportunities in extraordinary times

June news or S-G page

0620 Joeys staff tour 5 stitch

A touch of history 

Joeys' staff at Villa Maria

June news

0620 NL MMC 10620 NL Ranong 10620 NL Ranong 9a


Mission reports 

MMC and Marist Asia Foundation, Ranong

June news

0620 Rameau 10620 Rameau 20620 Rameau 30620 Rameau 4   

Le Rameau 

News from African Marist scholasticate

June news 

0620 Statistics 2

Visits and hits 

Website statistics: realistic, encouraging and quaint

June news 

0620 Minneapolis burns

Reconciliation, a common need

Fr Jim Carty on Australia's and USA's common need 

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0520 GA COVID news3 a0520 GA COVID news3 c   

Latest COVID-19 news from Marists 

Superior-General and three reports

May news 

0520 Laudato Si plans0520 Laudato Si plans 2

Laudato Si and the 8-year plan

Post-anniversary practical planning 

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0520 Sorry Day 10520 Sorry Day 2

Reconciliation Week, 2020 

National Sorry Day, then Reconciliation Week

May news and JPIC

0520 GAA Pandemic art 10520 GAA Pandemic art 2 0410

Pandemic's enduring human costs 

Fr Gerry Arbuckle's CHA article

May news

0520 Prayer Day May 24 2

Global Prayer at noon 

Laudato Si week ends with midday prayer

May news and JPIC

0529 SrViv Zoom0520 SrViv Zoom 0615 LN Exterior 16

Sr Viv zooms to La Neylière 

Jean-Claude Colin and the Marist Sisters

May news

0520 Champagnat 0715 Le Rozey 40520 Champagnat 0512 La Valla 5J ptg MC crp

St Marcellin Champagnat anniversary 

Founders' birthday

May news

0520 MSeifert 20520 MSeifert

A story I don't want to tell

Mike Seifert from the Texas border 


0520 Laudato Si week

Practical ideas for Laudato Si week

From London, Sr Catherine Jones SMSM 

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0520 GA COVID news2 0

More COVID-19 news from Marists 

Cameroon and La Neylière, France

May news

0520 Laudato Si week 40520 Laudato Si week 2

Laudato Si week

Pope Francis' invitation


0520 Faith bigger than fear Tony OC0520 Faith bigger than fear Tony OC 2

Faith bigger than fear

Facebook and foodbank during COVID times

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0520 Tree fell 01a0520 Tree fell 35c stump

Ancient pine felled 

Monastery grounds fragrant

May news

0517 OLJ VM 3 crp flip
Mothers' Day blessings

0520 NL Euroinfo 10520 NL Euroinfo 2


Latest news from Marist European province

May news or Members' Page

0520 GA COVID news 10520 GA COVID news 2  

COVID-19 news from Marists 

Worldwide reports on the pandemic

May news or Members' Page

 0520 Adam Gudalefsky 50520 Adam Gudalefsky 6

A letter to Fr Adam 

Fr Jim Carty's posthumous message to Maryknoll missioner

May news

0520 S Truscott 2a0520 S Truscott 4

Digital direction 

Fr Stephen Truscott's lock-down services

May news

0520 COVID Ross Flint

Post-COVID, a new normal?

Rev Ross Flint ponders after the pandemic

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0520 Paul Loubaresse 10520 Paul Loubaresse 6

Passing of Fr Paul Loubaresse 

COVID-19 victim from La Neylière

May news

0520 SG Larsen John at MMC 0319 5crpe0520 SG message 1

Superior-General's message 

Marist community life in lockdown

May news or S-G page

0420 Approb SM 0512 Propaganda Greg XVI bust 2J crp0420 Approb SM 1 OWDS cover

Anniversary of Marist approval 

Green light from Rome

April news

0420 SPC chapel feast 130420 SPC chapel feast 3ce

Spring clean for historic chapel 

Fr Pio's feast day preps

April news

0210 SPC Coburn painting 1 crpredbdr
St Peter Chanel SM, first martyr of Oceania, Apr 28, 1841

0420 Hunger Yemeni chn

A hunger pandemic

On top of COVID-19.

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0420 BrColin98 0812 St Pats 22 Br Colin lady

Our Brother Colin, 98 

Flashbacks of senior Marist

April news

0420 Prov Circ e

Provincial Circular

Latest issue at Members' Page

Members' Page

0420 Anzac SYD Jan 27 sunrise Anzac Br 0107
We will remember them...
Anzac Day 2020   

0420 Casa di Maria lockdown 20420 Casa di Maria lockdown 6

Easter at Casa di Maria

Students' liturgy in lockdown

April news

0420 Pope Francis Earth Day 50th0420 Pope Francis Earth Day 50th 3

Earth Day's 50th anniversary

Pope Francis' Wednesday address

April news and JPIC

0420 COVID Pope Francis

Pope's pandemic commission

Vatican dicasteries to collaborate.

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0420 La Neyliere lockdown 20420 La Neyliere lockdown 3

La Neylière in lockdown 

Colinian Renewal resumes

April news

0420 SPC medal blurred 1e0420 SPC novena

St Peter Chanel novena 

Praying for vocations

April news

0420 Hannah B update 10420 Hannah B update 2

Update from Hannah 

More on 'seeking graces' 

April news

0420 Cyclone Harold 30420 Cyclone Harold 4

Cyclone Harold 

Fr François Grossin's report from Vanuatu

April news

0420 Triduum Mex border

Border Triduum

Fr Tony O'Connor's Easter on the USA/Mexican border.

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0420 Lockdown Easter 70420 Lockdown Easter 5

Spaced out at Easter 

Monastery in lockdown

April news

0414 Good Fri VM 7

0420 Parishes on YouTube 1a0420 Parishes on YouTube 2a

Easter on YouTube

St Patrick's and Holy Name of Mary links

April news

0420 Euroinfo 10420 Hoppy 10420 Familia Marista 10420 Formation 10420 OMP 1

Marist news from all over

Five bulletins for lock-down enjoyment

April news

0420 Blog BalayPasilungan

Street kids' response

COVID-19 and Balay Pasilungan

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0420 VM Mass 5 0408 Buildings0300420 VM Mass Palm Sunday 0

HNOM on YouTube

Easy access to Villa Maria weekly Mass

April news

0420 SG reflection

Monthly message from S-G

Fr John Larsen on 'stability' in lock-down times

April news and Superior-General's reflections

0420 VM chapel Palm Sunday 3e

0420 VM monastery p0420 VM chapel icon 1

Icon for Monastery chapel

COVID-19 novena continues

April news

0320 Pope Francis

Pope Francis prays for the world

'Urbi et Orbi' message in the face of COVID-19

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0320 COVID VM Mass 5th Sunday of Lent

Mass for 5th Sunday of Lent

YouTube link from Holy Name of Mary church

March news

0320 Pope Francis 10320 Pope Francis 3a

'Urbi et Orbi'

Blessing in the rain

March news

0320 Jaime Perez eejpg0320 Jaime Perez 5

Jaime's rooftop garden

Young Marist's death-to-life reflections in COVID-stricken Rome

March news and JPIC

0320 Bp Henk 5 0606 Buka 14 airport rn Bp Henk0320 Bp Henk 2 0799 3l

Missionary bishop's passing

Netherlands death of Bishop Henk Kronenberg SM

March news

0320 SGGs Mar 25 letter

Four Generals' letter

Annunciation message to Marist Family

March news

0320 COVID Maori stones

Corona and climate

Fr Peter Healy and the Maori experience

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0320 VM tree felling 5 0320 VM tree felling 3

Chipping away

Cemetery serenity suffers

March news

0320 COVID VM Mass

Parish Mass on video

Fourth Sunday of Lent at home 

March news

0320 COVID Poem0320 COVID Ungar0320 COVID Pandemic prayer 1

Pandemic - poems and prayers

Good things spreading, too 

March news and JPIC

0320 COVID novena Rome

Novena begins in Rome

Marist pandemic prayer 

March news

0320 COVID 0318 StPats ext 7ps0320 COVID 0408 Buildings030

Marist parish messages

Crisis letters from pastors 

March news

0320 JLarsen MMC 0319 11vcrp0320 JLarsen 1111 JCC icon 3 Mb

Call to prayer

Fr John Larsen and the pandemic 

March news

0320 Rome lockdown 1 0320 Rome lockdown 6

Locked down in Rome

Barbies on the roof 

March news

0320 St Patrick 2
St Patrick's Day blessings !

0320 Seeking graces 30320 Seeking graces 1

Seeking graces

New page on Colin website 

March news

0320 Wash hands 2

Message from above

Sydneysiders, be advised 

March news

0320 Carbon calendar 1

Lenten carbon fast

CRI calendar 

March news and JPIC

0320 Blog coronavirus

Coronavirus - a faith response

Fr Ben McKenna from Rome 

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0320 Pius VII GA docs 3 03170320 Pius vii engraved 0317

Words of encouragement

Pope Pius VII's 'Brief of Praise' 

March news

0320 NL Euroinfo 10320 NL Euroinfo 2


Marist news from Europe 

March news and Members' Page

0320 JPICC mtg 1

JPICC meets

Marist Family review and planning 

March news and JPIC

0320 NL SG Larsen John at MMC 0319 5crpe0320 Nl SG 2

March message

Fr John Larsen on Marist community and mission 

March news or Superior-General's reflections

0320 Restructure Montbel mtg 10320 Restructure Montbel mtg 2

Restructuring meetings begin

Colourful voting 

March news

0320 NL OMP 10320 NL OMP 2

Pacific news

Marist Oceania bulletin 

March news and Members' Page

0320 Aust ecol JCarty

Down Under under attack

Fr Jim Carty on Australia's grim ecology 

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0220 Street library 10220 Street library 3

Br Terry's street library

Books on the block 

March news

0220 constns 20220 constns 1bdr0220 constns 0512 La Neyl JCC rooms 2J desk  

1873: You're official

Constitutions anniversary

February news

0220 Novitiate 10220 Novitiate 20220 Novitiate 4

News from Eden

Marist International Novitiate bulletin

February news

0220 Bethany visitors GibsonClan 0220 Bethany visitors JoshuaToUni

Bethany guests

House of Welcome's busy month

February news

0220 Paul Murphy chn

Br Paul's letter from Thailand

Undocumented children

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0220 Prov Circ 1

Latest Provincial Circular

Members' Page

0220 TRyan book 3 Ryan T 1e0220 TRyan book 2

New book from Fr Tom Ryan

A Journey with Mary

February news

0220 bushfires e0220 bushfires Bates Kevin 2

After the fires

Fr Kevin Bates

February news and JPIC

0220 NL CdM 10220 NL CdM 3

The Source

Marist International Theologate newsletter

February news

0220 Mens Shed beehives 90220 Mens Shed beehives 1

Busy bees

Men's Shed helps apiarists

February news 

0220 Home 2019 2a0220 Home 2019 1ee

All is not lost

Last year's news

February news 

0220 Blog Amazon e

Beloved Amazon

Pope Francis' post-synodal exhortation

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0220 Novices DVO 2

Novices at the market

Street kids' Charity Bake

February news 

0220 BP20 5 0120 BP20 SVC 10220 BP20 2

BP20 under way

Online learning for young Burmese

February news and JPIC

0220 VM fallen tree 60220 VM fallen tree 5

Tree fall

Tumbling near historic path

February news 

0220 Blog interfaith


Inter-faith harmony, coming soon

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0220 Euroinfo 30220 Euroinfo 1

New look Euroinfo

From Marist Europe

February news and Members' Page

0220 Kevin Redmond DVO 20220 Kevin Redmond DVO 1 MICs

Welcome to Asia

Fr Kevin Redmond in Davao

February news

0220 Monteverde trees 10220 Monteverde trees 9 0610 Rome 5b Gen House from roof 0519

Caring for the green mountain

Tree-lopping at Montverde

February news and JPIC

0220 Blog Africa well 1

Fr Luigi's well

Water in Cameroon

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0220 Kevin Redmond 10220 Kevin Redmond 2

Cross-cultural experience 

Fr Kevin Redmond preparing for international mission

February news

0220 SG Refln 10220 SG Refln 2

Superior-General's reflection 

Fr John :Larsen's February message

February news

0120 OMP 10120 OMP 2

Pacific news 

Marist Oceania Bulletin

January news or Members' Page

0120 Blog Brownsville

Unusual kindness

Fr Tony O'Connor on the US-Mexican border

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0120 La Neyliere 0 0512 La Neyl dist 3J0120 La Neyliere 6

CPR begins 

Australians at renewal program

January news

0120 Australia Day 4 0806 Uluru sunset 140120 Australia Day 0b 0116 Aust Day 3 lunch

Beauty rich and rare 

Our land abounds with nature's gifts. Happy Australia Day!

January news

0120 Peter McM testimonial 130120 Peter McM testimonial 18

Testimonial for Fr Peter McMurrich 

Long-serving vicar honoured

January news

0120 VM orienteering 1e0120 VM orienteering 5pe

Monastery runaround 

Orienteering at Villa Maria

January news

0120 Aged Care bklt 10120 Aged Care bklt 2

Aged Care booklet online

Marists' tablet resource

January news and Members' Page

0120 Blog SMFamily

Laudato Si and the Marist Family

Planning in Rome for 2020 events

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0210 S G page Larsen John at MMC 0319 5crpe0210 S G page 2

New page for Superior-General

Fr John Larsen's monthly reflections

January news

0120 Jan10 anniv 0918 JCC bio 8crpps0120 Jan10 anniv 0407 Tutu sunset 1 ps

The Breakthrough

Mission anniversary

January news

0210 Profession 1

Five new Marists

Profession ceremony in Davao

January news

0120 Euro 10120 Euro 2

Marist news from Europe

Euroinfo to look to future events

January news and Members' Page

0120 Marsfield JE WR TK Ben McK 70120 Marsfield JE WR TK Ben McK 4

Fr Jim's 'new evangelisation'

Ministry by the aged

January news

0120 SG 1a

Superior-General's reflection

Fr John Larsen's monthly message: 'a different way'

January news and Members' Page

0120 Timo 06 1204 TOH MMoo group with Hostel grp 10120 Timo 01 1219 Timo citizenship 1

Timo's story

MMC's seeds of hope

January news and JPIC