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Passing of Fr Charles Girard

Following news of the passing of Marist author, Fr Charles Girard SM, on Nov 11 in Algiers, New Orleans, USA, this report comes from Rome...

"The sad news of the death of our confrère, Fr Charlie Girard, prompts us to remember with gratitude the significant contribution he made in the area of Marist Scholarship.1117-CGirard-1

"His published work includes:

  • Lettres des Missionnaires Maristes en Océanie, 1836-1854 (2008) - Anthology

  • Lettres Reçues d'Océanie, par l'administration générale des Pères Maristes pendant le généralat de Jean-Claude Colin (2009) - 10 volumes

  • Letters from the Marist Missionaries in Oceania, 1836-1854 (2016) - Anthology

  • Maristes Laïcs, Recueil de sources historiques (1992) 

  • Lay Marists, Anthology of Historical Sources (1993)

  • Like a Bridge, the People of God and the Work of Mary (1994, with Fr Larry Duffy sm)


Above: Fr Charles Girard at the book launch of Lettres Reçues d'Océanie during a symposium in Wellington, NZ, April 2009




Nov 18, 2017