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 (mâr′ĭst, măr′-)
1. A member of the Society of Mary, a congregation of Roman Catholic missionary priests founded in 1836.
2. A member of the Little Brothers of Mary, a Roman Catholic teaching congregation founded in 1817.

[French Mariste, from Marie, the Virgin Mary, from Late Latin Maria; see marionette.]
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(ˈmɛərɪst) RC Church
1. (Roman Catholic Church) a member of the Society of Mary, a religious congregation founded in 1824
2. (Education) NZ a teacher or pupil in a school belonging to the Marist Order
3. (Roman Catholic Church) NZ a teacher or pupil in a school belonging to the Marist Order
(Roman Catholic Church) of a Marist
[C19: from French Mariste, from Marie Mary (the virgin)]
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(ˈmɛər ɪst, ˈmær-)

a member of a Roman Catholic religious order founded in Lyons, France, in 1816 for missionary and educational work in the name of the Virgin Mary.
[1875–80; < French Mariste]
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More than 100 people turned out at the Marist cemetery in the grounds of St Joseph's at Mount St Michael to gather at his graveside in an event organised by Celtic FC, Celtic Graves Society, the council, the Marist Brothers, and St Joseph's College, who were represented at the event.
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Police on Tuesday also searched Chile's Episcopal Conference the offices of the Church leadership an effort prosecutors said was intended to look for evidence of accusations made about members of the Marist Brothers religious community.
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Reconciling the calls made by the Marist Brothers high school, Kogarah, on its feeder parishes was particularly difficult, especially when some parishes refused to meet what the Brothers asked them to contribute.
The Daughters of Wisdom were the sponsoring religious community of the girls' division, and the Marist Brothers guided the boys' division.
"As a boarder in a Marist school during my secondary education, I fell in love with the Marist Brothers' way of life, of dedication to the youth, especially the ones in need," he said.
He concentrates on the Irish Christian Brothers and the Marist Brothers, although he makes occasional mention of the Xaverian Brothers and the Marianists (who only came from America to open one school in Ireland in 1967 and have been in Australia for an even shorter time).
He attended McCauley Preparatory School at Rose Bay (1974-1977) and Marist Brothers, Kogarah (1978-1980).