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On Thursday evening, 8th of April our Pilgrimage group was privileged to meet with the Superior General of the Marist Brothers, Br Emili Turu fms and the Vicar General, Br Joe McKee fms.

I was expecting to hear Br Emili speak about his role and that of the Marist Brothers in our world today. Instead, Br Emili, in typical Marist fashion, was more interested in our role as Marist Educators as well as our experiences on this Pilgrimage. He was also interested in our comments regarding the General Chapter. This approach again highlighted for me the commitment of the Marist Brothers to the continued strengthening of Marist/lay partnership. Most poignantly, when Br Emili was asked later in our meeting about what he believed the role of lay Marist to be he said the following…

Mrs Pauline Murphy, Brs Noel Hickey, Terry Orrell and Matthew Clarke before 6.45am Mass at WembleyPrimary children at morning breakAn active Community of Marist Brothers assists Newman College in Churchlands to offer a vibrant and quality education to its 1800 students in classes ranging from Kindergarten to Year 12.

Remembrance Day was acknowledged across the College.  The Kindergarten and Junior Primary students assembled outside to remember and pray for those who served our country in the various wars.