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Blessings, Bev

Bev McDonald and Vanessa Ornelas
Your Marist Laity Team

Bev joined the Marist Laity team as Facilitator, in 2012 taking over from Fr Pat Devlin SM. Besides many years involvement in various Marist and diocesan activities, Bev holds a degree in Theology and is a Spiritual Director (ACSD).

Vanessa joined the Marist Laity team as Assistant in 2016 when the office moved to Auckland and Jane Langham retired.

Both Bev and Vanessa live in Auckland with their families. Bev travels around the country visiting and offering pastoral support to groups. She facilitates locals to start groups or receive online information as individuals about being Marist.

Monthly email reflections and news are sent to all those interested.

Group and parish retreats are available on request.

Supporting Mary's Work and our ministry.
You may wish to join our prayer supporters or make a donation or automatic payment

We want to stress that the most vital support is your ongoing prayer and interest in this work. But if you are in a position to support us financially:

1 You may send a cheque to Marist Laity at the address below.

2 If you are in New Zealand, you can make an internet banking payment to our account: 02-0585-0079358-000

We ask that you also send us an email with the details of the payment and your contact details for a tax deductible receipt.

3 You may wish to make a regular contribution to this Marist Lay Mission and this can be arranged by Automatic Bank payment for any amount you choose. Please request the ABP form in the enquiry section below.

Thank you for contributing in any way you can to Mary's work. All our supporters are kept in our prayers also.

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Email: For all administration and office matters contact Vanessa Ornelas:

Postal Address: Marist Laity, P.O. Box 108027, Symonds Street, Auckland 1150, New Zealand

Physical Address: 25 Virginia Avenue East, Eden Terrace, Auckland
Phone: 09 307 2712(outside NZ: +64 9 307 2712)

For all other matters relating to Marist formation or retreat days, contact Bev McDonald:
Phone: 021 041 9728 or as above