Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Work of Mary

March 9, 2010 by  
Filed under A Certain Way

“To enable church to happen” may be a useful way of describing the Marist enterprise. Or perhaps it may be clearer to say, “to be present wherever ‘church’ is happening”, because forming a communion of mind and heart is the work of the Spirit, and not something brought about by human means.

Worthwhile task

March 8, 2010 by  
Filed under e. The Work of Mary

The first Marists were young and inexperienced when they started. They lacked information, finance, or contacts in high places. Colin was always stressing the importance of the innter, spiritual life, but he also said, “We did not build the Society on our knees.” Champagnat recalling the grinding labour of the early days, declared, “We built […]

Mayet Memoirs

March 8, 2010 by  
Filed under e. The Work of Mary

His modest simplicity has never stopped him from believing that the Society of Mary was called to do great things in the Church of God. Mary, he said, protected the Church in her cradle; she will protect her in a very special way at the end of time.