May 2021 | Marist Brothers Center

Blessings to each of you. I just wanted to give you a few updates in regard to our Marist Brothers Center in Esopus. First, and foremost, I want to make you aware that the MBCE has begun to slowly open up again for Retreat Programs. This...

Br. Declan Murray, who passed away on February 15, 2011 at the age of 79, had an “exceptional gift for changing darkness into light, for infusing laughter and vitality not merely into the commonplace, but into ridiculous and difficult situations.”...

Br. Michael Flanigan was born in Astoria, NY, and attended Mt. Saint Michael Academy and St. Agnes Boy's High school. From this exposure to the Marist Brothers, he made the decision to profess his vows in 1981 and professed his perpetual vows in 1986....

Br. Dave Cooney was born in Queens, NY, and after attending Archbishop Molloy High School briefly, began his journey with the Marist Brothers at the juniorate in Esopus in 1958. He took his first vows in 1963....

Brother Don was born in the Bronx, NY and attended St. Helena High School. He became a postulant with the Marist Brothers in 1958 and entered the Marist Brothers Novitiate at Tyngsboro, MA in 1959. He professed his first vows in 1960....