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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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Being Christ to one another

Book review Kieran Fenn fms September 2013 You Visited Me: A Pastoral Care Companion, by Fr James B Lyons. Published by Pleroma Press. This fourth, revised edition of Fr James Lyons’ popular book is an aid to all those engaged in a variety of gospel services. Anyone  involved in ministry to the sick, the elderly

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Book review: Stepping into Mystery

Stepping into Mystery: Four Approaches to a Spiritual Life

Book Review Cecily McNeill Stepping into Mystery: Four Approaches to a Spiritual Life by Monty Williams SJ This marvellous book explores mystery and wonder in the open myths that lead the reader to God as against closed myths that demand clarity. Using the Ignatian spiritual exercises, Canadian Jesuit Monty Williams taps into a range of

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Book review: Mana Maori and Christianity

Book review: Mana Maori and Christianity

Book Review Fr David Gledhill sm 4 March 2013 Te Kooti addressed the churches: ‘Kauaka e kai hakari I to koutou whakapono. Tukuna to koutou whakapono kia haere, kia ngawari. Tukuna, kia haere mo te pani, mo te pouwaru, mo te rawa kore.’ We share one baptism into the Body of Christ. When we are

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