Saturday, January 22, 2011

Marianist Symposium begins

On the eve of the Feast day of Blessed William Joseph Chaminade and the start of The Chaminade Year, the Marianists of the Province of Meribah sponsored a Marianist Symposium to join together the Province sponored apostolic works. The gathering began the Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of Blessed William Joseph Chaminade.

Together the faculties of the three Province schools celebrated the Liturgy in honor of Blessed William Joseph Chaminade. Marianist Father Thomas Cardone was the principal celebrant and homilist.

Marianist Father James Heft gave the first presentation for the combined faculties of over two hundred. Fr. James' presentation focused on the Marianist educator.

Later Marianist Brother Michael McAward gave the second presentaion on the Marianist family.

To the left Brothers Michael McAward and Richard Hartz pause for a moment before the presentations in the Darby Auditorium.

Next week, Brother Michael McAward will continue the presentations for the Chaminade Year at Kellenberg Memorial on Wednesday, January 26 at 7:30 p.m.