Saturday 21st April, 2018

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About our Marist Blog

Our worldwide Marist community commenced in 1817 in France when French priest, Marcellin Champagnat established his small community. Today we strive to continue to live St Marcellin's vision of educating young people in the way of Mary. We look forward to sharing our journey with you.

John McMahon

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History of the Institute of the Marist Brothers

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To download copies of this history click the following links

Vol 1 1789 - 1907

Vol 2 1907 - 1985

Vol 3 1985 - 2016

Marist Leadership

Below is one of our videos on Marist leadership in which Jennifer Elvery is in conversation with John McMahon.

Marist Association

One of the most exciting developments in Marist life is the introduction of our Marist Association of St Marcellin Champagnat.  Here is a video introducing the Association.

Marist Sabbatical 2017

My Sabbatical included participation in our Marist Third Age Program which was held in Rome towards the end of 2017.  The following links give some information about the Program.

Marist and Marianist Third Age Program 2017

Part 1

Part 2

A complete set of our Third Age photos can be found here

Marist Life

Below is a collection of photos from around the Marist world.

Marist Hermitage, France

Information about the Hermitage and how to get there can be found here.

Currently Popular on our Blog

The Hermitage, St Chamond, France

Historical Timeline


Marist Thesis

Below is a collection of photos from around the Marist world.

Our Twitterfeed

Photos for Pondering

General Chapter

Our 22nd Marist General Chapter took place in 2017. Below is a photo of our new international leader Bro Ernesto Sanchez holding the Cmhapter document.

Marist Tertiary Programs

If you would like to access our Marist Tertiary website please click here.

International Marist Mission Secretariat

Two Brothers lead this Secretariat which is based in Rome. They are the Director Br Carlos Alberto Rojas ( - shown below speaking to those following the 2017 Marist Third Age program and his assistant Br Mark Okolo Omede ( shown seated.

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Br Don Bisson

Marist Br Don Bisson, pictured below, has a Doctor of Ministry and specialises in Jungian-Christian dialogue.  He recently led a most valuable workshop on Human Development and Spirituality at our Marist Third Age Program in Rome. His website can be found here.

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