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October Marist Reflection and News

How can we, as Marist Lay people, be salt of the earth and a light for the world? Our LOGOS Youth Ministry team member, Maggie, describes a desire to 'save the world' and realizes that it starts with 'who she can be'

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October Marian Mothers Reflection and News
Giftedness

We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. This month's reflection explores that topic and asks "How can we get better at encouraging and 'calling out' the giftedness in one another?"

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Also from the New Zealand Catholic Bishops

Everyone is shocked and outraged at the atrocity and pain caused by the sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults by priests. We pray for healing, justice and restoration for the victims. There is a prayer you may like to pray in union with us. There is a letter from Pope Francis for everyone to read. CLICK here
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Living The Word
Marist Sunday Scripture Reflections

These Reflections by Fr Frank Bird SM or Bev McDonald,(Marist Laity) on each Sundays Mass readings help us grow in Living the Word. You can sign up to receive them HERE They are ideal for either individuals or groups and can be used equally well before or after each Sunday. Check it out and share it in your parish. While targeted to younger adults it is ideal for all age groups. Marist Laity has accepted responsibility for ensuring this scripture resource continues to be available. Let's stay in the Word and Live the Word as Mary did.

Our Lay Calling
That Laity may fulfill their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today.


Marist Laity International News May 2018. Issue 5

You can read the news and work of Marist Laypeople around the world and the exciting outcome of the General Chapter 2017 HERE


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Father Jean Claude Colin, Founder; Pray for Us.
Fr Colin's spiritual and practical legacy was immense.

"Keep well in mind that you must direct your house by prayer. That is very important. Everything by prayer...When something new comes along, something to be said or done, pray to the blessed Virgin." FS.39:19,20,

Here is a YouTube video of excerpts of final mass in Rome for the end of the Colin Year.

We ask Fr Colin to pray that religious and Lay men and women will again catch the vision to be instruments of Gods mercy in Mary's name. May we work to build a Marian church of mercy for the greater glory of God and the honour of his mother and we pray for the full flowering of Fr Colin's vision for Laity. Jean Claude Colin website
A site has been created to give information about Fr Colin, provide weekly extracts of his words for reflection and promote his Cause.

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Your Invitation to Explore

To be Marist is to want to encounter Jesus, to love, serve and follow him in Marys way and to share his love with others. We encourage the spiritual growth of families, lay groups and individuals wishing to grow in their Christian journey. Mary wants to gather everyone into Gods family and all are welcome.
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Today is a time of great change

The conditions that apply to doing Mary's work are not conditions set by Marist's but by Mary herself. It is work done on her terms.
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