MARIST HISTORY: 1988 - Foundation in Equatorial Guinea
FRIDAY St Eusebius or St Peter Julian Eymard
MARIST HISTORY: 1900 - Departure of French Brothers for Brazil
MARIST HISTORY: 1818 - Gabriel Rivat, Br François, receives the Sacrament of Confirmation in St Chamond; 1847 - Death of Br Louis, one of the first Brothers in the Institute. MORTUARY LIST: Br Paul Edward Nolan b.South Africa 1906-2000 ap.Lesotho, South Africa, Ireland
SUNDAY EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (St John Mary Vianney, parish priest, remarkable confessor 1859) Psalms Week 2
MONDAY Psalms Week 2
MARIST HISTORY: 1830 - Marcellin institutes the singing of the Salve Regina at the start of morning prayers during a time of revolution in France. MORTUARY LIST: (1) Br Columba Judge b.Ireland 1854-1903 ap.UK, South Africa; (2) Br Evans Sakala b.Zambia 1966-1998 ap.Zambia
MARIST HISTORY: 1858 - The General House was moved from the Hermitage to St Génis - Laval. MORTUARY LIST: (1) Br Jean-Gérard Nadeau b.Canada 1909-1977 ap.Zambia; (2) Br Alonzo Bergeron b.Canada 1915-1982 ap.Canada, South Africa.
MARIST HISTORY: 1790 - Birth of Fr Jean-Claude Colin, founder of the Marist Fathers, at St Bonnet-le-Troncy, Mâcon.
THURSDAY Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominicans, patron of astronomers 1221; Blessed Isidore Bakanja, Congolese labourer & catechist, martyr 1909.
MORTUARY LIST: Br Jerome Carroll b.South Africa 1865-1940 ap.South Africa
MARIST HISTORY: 1896 - Introduction of the cause of Fr Champagnat. His canonisation took place almost a century later. MORTUARY LIST: Br Blidan Baetsch b.Germany 1877-1942 ap.South Africa
MORTUARY LIST: Br Rudolf Oppitz b.Germany 1919-1990 ap.Sri Lanka, South Africa, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia
MONDAY St Jane Frances de Chantal 1641
MARIST HISTORY: 1816 - Fr Champagnat is appointed as assistant in La Valla. MORTUARY LIST: Mr George Dobson affiliate in South Africa +1990.
MARIST HISTORY: 1813 - Madame Rivat takes her son Gabriel, the future Br François, to Valfleury and consecrates him to the Blessed Virgin; 1816 - Father Champagnat arrives in La Valla and prays on sighting his parish church. 1825 - Fr Dervieux, parish priest of St - Chamond, blesses the chapel in the Hermitage. BIRTHDAY: 1987 – Baptista Mulila Fernando
WEDNESDAY St Maximilian Mary Kolbe, martyr of charity in World War 2 1941
MARIST HISTORY: 1809 - Courveille is cured of an eye - infection at Le Puy. 3 years later on this day in the same sanctuary he hears the call to found a Society of Mary; 1816 - Marcellin preaches his first sermon at La Valla; 1818 - Jean-Claude Audras and Antoine Couturier take the first habit (blue) of the Marist Brothers and receive the names Brothers Laurence and Antoine; 1885 – Foundation in Canada
FRIDAY Stephen of Hungary, first king of Hungary 1038
MORTUARY LIST: (1) Br Edward Hurley b.England 1888-1984 ap.Australia, South Africa 1977; (2) Br Fernand Arthur Dupuis b.Canada 1918-1993 ap.Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe.
SUNDAY TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Psalms Week 4
MARIST HISTORY: 1969 – Foundation in the Ivory Coast. MORTUARY LIST: Br Cyril Carrier b.Canada 1906-1970 ap.Canada, Zimbabwe
MARIST HISTORY: 1903 – Foundation in Cuba. The Brothers were expelled in 1961 but returned in 2001.
TUESDAY St Bernard of Clairvaux, reformer of the Cistercian monks 1153
MARIST HISTORY: 1836 - Marcellin travels to Paris to get legal authorisation for his Institute but in vain. BIRTHDAY: 1983 – Patrick Banda
MARIST HISTORY: 1892 – Foundation in Aden, Yeman. Br Edmund, who died in South Africa worked there for many years; 1958 – Foundation in the Congo Republic. The Brothers had to leave for Cameroon in 1965. MORTUARY LIST: Br Paul Eusterius Niez b.France 1875-1964 ap.France, South Africa. BIRTHDAY: 1975 - Tomas Sawayenga
THURSDAY Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
MORTUARY LIST: (1) Br Columba Hefele b.Germany 1876-1951 ap.South Africa, Lesotho; (2) Br Richard Rother b.South Africa 1918-1996 ap.South Africa.
FRIDAY Rose of Lima, first Catholic saint of the Americas 1617
MARIST HISTORY: 1858 –Foundation in; 1936 - Br Cipriano and 20 other Brothers were martyred in Spain; 1938 – Foundation in the Solomon Islands. BIRTHDAY: 1968 - John Katumbi