Celebrating the visit of the Marist Brothers International Commission for Mission
Published: Monday 21st March 2016
Caption: Professor Anne Cummins, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student, Learning & Teaching), Br Peter Carroll, Provincial of Marist Brothers Australia, Ms Cate Sydes, CEO of Marist Youth Care and member of the International Commission for Mission, Br Joao Carlos do Prado, Director International Commission for Mission (Brazil), and Professor Dermot Nestor, Executive Dean, Faculty of Theology and Philosophy.
A cocktail party to celebrate the visit of the Marist Brothers International Commission for Mission to Australia was hosted by Professor Anne Cummins, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students, Learning and Teaching) at The Peter Cosgrove Centre on the evening of Thursday 17 March 2016.
There are approximately 3,000 Marist Brothers and 40,000 Lay Marists in the world.
Through their Mission, the Marists support the education and care of young people, especially in needy situations, by conducting schools, universities, youth welfare projects, youth ministry programs, child rights advocacy offices, and community development initiatives.
There were 17 ACU staff and 19 Marists who attended the cocktail party at the Peter Cosgrove Centre.