All in Marist Celebrations
When we think about Marcellin Champagnat we can think of him in the context of the French culture of his day. Then we must necessarily relocate ourselves back into our own time - the here and now - to gain benefit from our reflection on Marcellin in his time. I would like to suggest five activities that apply to our lives as Marists on mission which incorporate the spirit of Marcellin conveyed to us from his time. The acronym is CLEAR.
Pope Francis inspires us by modelling excellent leadership. Fr Noel Connolly writes that leaders who exemplify leadership like the Pope have three characteristics:
Marcellin College Bulleen provided the ideal venue for Marist Jubilees to be celebrated on Sunday 12th July, 2009. Jubilarians this year are (above from left) Br Nicholas Howlett (50 years), Br Austin Stephens (70 years), Br Kevin Murray (60 years), Br Ronald Fogarty (75 years), Br Stephen Bugg (50 years) and Br Bill Connell (50 years).