Marist Foundation Day

Provincial, Br Julian Casey with newly affiliated Fr Joe DondersOn January 2nd, 1817 Marcellin Champagnat launched his first community at La Valla in France, a community which has now grown into the Marist Brothers' Congregation.

The Annual Retreat for the Melbourne Province concluded in Adelaide today with the Affiliation of Fr Joe Donders M.Afr., who has supported our Province for more than twenty years, and the taking of the traditional group photograph below.

Retreat Participants

Back Row  Br Mark O’Conner, Br Nello Facci, Br Justin Guthrie, Fr Tom Ryan, Br Noel Hickey, Mr Steve Trabilsie  Fifth Row  Br John McMahon, Br John Hilet, Br Austin Redden, Br Ambrose Riley  Fourth Row Br Patrick McInerney, Br Harry Prout, Br Michael Herry, Br Eugene Dwyer, Br David Blay  Third Row  Br John Horgan, Br Brian McGrath, Br Leo McVeigh, Br Tony Caddy, Br Marius Woulfe, Br Dominic Stewart, Br Laurie Toohey, Br Ron Campbell, Br Red Casey, Br Doug Walsh  Second Row  Br Peter Bourke, Sr Mary Mutlow, Mr Jim Butler, Mrs Maureen Butler, Mrs Mary Trainor, Brs Majella Fitzpatrick, Br Peter Howes, Br Tom Maher, Br Frank McIntosh, Br Paul Gilchrist, Br Julian Casey, Br Bryan Leak  Front Row  Br Maurice Bambridge, Sr Pat Phillips, Sr Marie Ralph, Br Jordan Redden, Br Austin Stephens, Br Columbanus Pratt, Fr Joe Donders and Br Ken Preston.

Marist Asian Pacific Center (MAPAC)

Transporting Gold in the 1850s