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A Marist mission

Book Review John Faisandier September 2013 On a Mission, by Shaun Davison. Published by Steele Roberts, Wellington. In a remarkably candid way 22 former seminarians of Mt St Marys, Greenmeadows (The Mission) were interviewed about their lives and aspirations by the author, himself a former seminarian. The once vibrant teaching institution of the 1970s and

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New provincial for Society of Mary

News Marist fathers and brothers in New Zealand have elected David Kennerley as their new provincial. Born in 1955 in Clive Hawke’s Bay, David enjoyed family life with his parents, Harry and Val, and his brothers, Philip and Peter. Educated at St Joseph’s Hastings and Napier Boys High School, he joined the Marist seminary at

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Marists take on combined parish

Archdiocesan News The Marists are to take over the combined parishes of Otaki and Levin as part of a major amalgamation exercise Archbishop John Dew is proposing for the archdiocese. The planned reduction in the number of Wellington parishes is based on an two-year review where two or more parishes in each pastoral area would

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50 years service in Marists Phil King-Turner sm

Archdiocesan News Marg Campbell McCauley Well wishers from as far away as Whanganui and Hastings joined Sacred Heart parish Reefton to help Fr Phil King Turner SM celebrate 50 years of priesthood on Sunday 30 June. Fr Phil has served as a priest in Tonga, Samoa, Niue, Flaxmere, and Blenheim and has been parish priest

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