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.
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Recent Marist Events in Australia
2014 Establishment of the Association of St Marcellin Champagnat
2012 Relaunching of the Marist Brothers' Province of Australia
Between 1948 and 2012 there were two Marist Provinces in Australia, the Sydney and Melbourne Provinces
2010 Formation of Marist Schools Australia
22nd General Chapter
The Marist Brothers held their 22nd General Chapter in Columbia in 2017. It adopted a 'U Process' as a way of establishing goals for the Institute for the next eight years. Br Maurice Berquet represents the process diagrammatically below.
Source: Présence Mariste No 295, April 2018 p.15
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New Books We Like
Dawn of the Word in Silence The Adventures of the Marist Brothers in China (2017) by Spes Stanley Ku.
History of the Institute of the Marist Brothers
To download copies of this history click the following links
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
John McMahon's sabbatical included participation in the Marist Third Age Program which was held in Rome towards the end of 2017. The following links give some information about the Program can be accessed here
Marist Hermitage, France
Information about the Hermitage and how to get there can be found here.