Marist-Chicago at the Upcoming NCEA Convention
Representing Marist High School in Chicago will be Br. Sam Amos and Joanne Paprocki with her husband Joe. Br. Sam teaches freshman and sophomore religion at Marist and works in youth ministry at St. Benedict’s parish in Blue Island, Illinois. Joanne is a member of Marist High School’s “Faculty Faith Formation” team, and her husband, Joe is a well-known speaker and author on adult faith formation. Joe is the author of many books published by Loyola Press.
What is Worth the Gift of My Life?
The gospel tells us that the prodigal son squandered his inheritance on a life of dissipation. Dissipation...a big word that means he was spending, and spending wildly, using all his resources. Maybe he went one too many times to the pub, not that we’d know anything about that!
Br. Patrick Hogan Inducted into AMHS Hall of Fame
Br. Patrick Hogan is one of the most recognizable and influential Marist Brothers in the history of Archbishop Molloy High School in Queens, NY. Known by many as Br. Pat, he dedicated over 55 years of service to Stanners as a teacher, coach, guidance counselor, volunteer, alumni director, alumni spiritual director, and friend.
The Miami Heat Honor Br. Kevin Handibode
Brother Kevin Handibode, President of Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, was honored by the Miami Heat to mark almost 50 years of service to the students of Columbus and for his 80th birthday, on February 23, in XFINITY East Square.
The Encuentro Project Update
The “Encuentro Project”, in Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) and El Paso (United States), offers services for planning and lodging to deal with life experiences, in the area between the two countries, dedicated to migrants. The project includes direct work with applicants for asylum, migrants and refugees.
First-Ever Discovering Our Call Retreat Announced
As a result of the recent Lay Assembly, the Marist Office of Life and Mission is pleased to announce the implementation of a new program, Discovering Our Call (DOC). DOC is a formation program, geared toward those who are working outside of school ministries.