Saturday, July 13, 2024

A Certain Idea of the Society of Mary: Jean-Claude Colin

July 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Articles, Featured, Jean Coste

Having been invited to speak to you about Jean-Claude Colin on this celebration of the Bi-centenary of his birth, I could have prepared a carefully worked-out conference on one or other aspect of his life or attempted a synthesis of his personality, his contribution to the Church and to our religious families. In fact, I […]

The Work of Mary

July 28, 2009 by  
Filed under Articles, Featured, Pat Bearsley

The early Marists were convinced that Mary had chosen them to form a new family in the Church – one which would bear her name and do her work of saving souls. Theologically this claim cannot be “proved”; but nor on the other hand can it be “disproved” if only for the reason that theology […]

Our Marist Priesthood: Reflections on a Neglected theme

July 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Articles, Featured, John Thornhill

In our branch of the Marist Family there is an essential link, I have come to recognise, between our Marist calling and our vocation to the priesthood – a link that has been little reflected upon. Many Marists, I am sure, have had an experience similar to mine.  It was a decision to become a […]