Dec 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Dec 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Marist family,       The year is racing to an end and the beautiful season of Advent is now upon us. As Marists it is a chance for us to recall that Mary was there at the beginning of that beautiful Christmas story - and is still with us today. The year has no...

June 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

June 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers and friends,        It’s Pentecost and we’re celebrating the birthday of the church!                It’s time for me to say goodbye, as I will be retiring in a couple of weeks. So this will be my last newsletter. I have been in the...

May 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

May 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends,     As we journey towards the feast of Pentecost, let us remember that we are Easter People and ALLELUIA! is our song! May is traditionally the month of Mary. It also has several special memorials/feasts.      Fr....

April 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends,     As we enter Holy week, we particularly think of, and pray for those people and communities in New Zealand and Vanuatu, whose lives and livelihoods have been severely impacted by cyclones Gabrielle, Kevin and Judy....

February 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

February 2023 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends,     Blessings for the year of 2023 and special thanks to Ellen Coleman from the Auckland ML group for this month's reflection. You will find the format a bit different to the usual, which is why we don’t have a guide...

November 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

November 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends,         Auckland Marist Laity hosted a Marist family Mass and shared lunch in our new premises in Ponsonby at the beginning of October. (See pictures below) Fr Chris Skinner SM was our celebrant and he used the...

October 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

October 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends,   As we enter the month of the Holy Rosary, it is a timely reminder that we can commit our hopes and consolations, difficulties and sorrows, life and death to Mary our Queen, for her special care and protection....

September 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

September 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends,   Believe it or not September is upon us and has brought some warmer, sunnier days which I’m sure we’re all grateful for. We pray for all those affected by floods in NZ, most particularly the people of the Nelson...

August 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

August 2022 Marist Laity NZ & Marian Mothers News

Kia Ora Lay Marists, Marian Mothers & friends, The rain has been constant in many parts of Aotearoa, New Zealand recently, with the result that flooding is widespread and for many people, this is the 2nd or 3rd time this winter. We have also seen the devastating...