Library

Marist Pacific Mission History – English

The books included in the Marist and Pacific Mission History project are listed in the following document: a PacificMissionLibrary

Breheret sm, Jean-Baptiste. The Levuka Journal 1866 to 1888. Translated from the original French manuscript by John Crispin sm. Suva: CEPAC, 2016. Download pdf (1MB): Breheret_LevukaJournal

Burke fms, Roger. St Peter Chanel 1803 – 1841. Gladstone Qld: Parish of Gladstone, 1988. Download pdf (13MB): Burke_PeterChanel

Chanel sm, Peter. Ever your Poor Brother: Surviving Letters and Futuna Journal. Translated by William Joseph Stuart and Anthony Ward sm. Rome: Publications of the General Archives of the Society of Mary, 1991. Download pdf (110MB): ChanelPeter_Letters

Christieson sm, Karin. In a Hidden Manner: The Story of the Marists Sisters in Aotearoa-New Zealand. Auckland: Marist Sisters of NZ Trust board, 2011. Download pdf (23MB): Christieson_MaristSistersNewZealand

Clisby fms, Edward. Marist Brothers and the Maori 1838 – 1988. Hillsborough NZ: Marist Publications, 2001. Download pdf (140MB): Clisby_MaristBrothersMaori

Decker sm, Charles F. Saving the Solomons: From the Diary Account of Mother Mary Rose smsm. Bedford MA: The Marist Missions, 1948. Download pdf (52MB): Decker_SavingSolomons-MaryRose

Delbos msc, Georges. The Catholic Church in New Caledonia: A century and a half of history. English translation by Derek Finlay sm. Nouméa: CEPAC 2001. Download pdf (125MB): Delbos_ChurchNewCaledonia

Delbos msc, Georges. The Catholic Church in Wallis and Futuna (1837 – 2004). Suva: CEPAC, 2004. Download pdf (77MB): Delbos_ChurchWallisFutuna

Deniau sm, Alfred. The Catholic Church in Fiji 1844 – 1886. Translated from the French Manuscript by John Crispin. Suva: Fr John Crispin sm, 2013. Download pdf (2MB): Deniau_CatholicChurchFiji

Doyle fms, Brother Alban. The Story of the Marist Brothers in Australia 1872 – 1972. Sydney: The Marist Brothers of the Schools, 1972. Download pdf (156MB): Doyle_MaristBrothersAustralia

Fitzgerald, Michael and Franços Grossin sm. Alive in Memory: A Biographic Necrology of Oceania Marist Province 1836 – 2011. Revised 4th edition. Suva: Oceania Marist Province, 2011. Download pdf (61MB): FitzgeraldGrossin_NecrologyOceaniaMarist

Gilmore, Florence (translator). The Martyr of Futuna: Blessed Peter Chanel of the Society of Mary. New York: Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, 1917. Download pdf (44MB): Gilmore_PeterChanel

Graystone sm, Philip. Saint Peter Chanel sm: First Martyr of the South Pacific. Norfolk: Marist Fathers, England, 1994. Download pdf (22MB): Graystone_PeterChanel

Hosie, John. Challenge: The Marists in Colonial Australia. Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1987. Download pdf (34MB): Hosie_MaristsColonialAustralia

Lambert sm, Francis. One Hundred Years of Mission: The Catholic Church in New Hebrides – Vanuatu. Port Vila: Diocese of Port Villa, 1987. Download pdf (35MB): Lambert_ChurchVanuatu

Laracy, Hugh. Marists and Melanesians: A History of Marist Missions in the Solomon Islands. Canberra: ANU Press, 1976. (Includes missions in South and North Solomon Islands.) Download pdf (12MB): Laracy_MaristMissionsinMelanesia

McBride sm, Joan C. A Constant Gospel in a Changing Church: Marist Sisters in Fiji 1892 – 1990. Revised Thesis from University of New England, 1991. Download pdf (42MB): McBride_MaristSistersFiji

McBride sm, Joan C. When we are Weak Then we are Strong: A History of the Marist Sisters in Australia 1907 – 1984. Haberfield, NSW: Marist Sisters, 2006. Download pdf (48MB): McBride_MaristSistersAustralia

McCane fms, Lawrence. Melanesian Stories: Marist Brothers in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea 1845 – 2003. Madang: Marist Brothers, 2004. Download pdf (5MB): McCane_MelanesianStories

McHardy sm, Emmet. Blazing the Trail: Letters from the North Solomons. Edited by Eileen Duggan. Sydney: Thomas Wade sm DD, 1935. Download pdf (49MB): McHardy_BlazingTheTrail

McMurrich sm, Peter. Not Angels, nor Men Confirmed in Grace: The Marists in Post-Federation Australia, 1892-1938. Sydney: Revised MA Thesis, 2008. Download pdf (2MB): McMurrich_MaristsPost-FederationAustralia

McMurrich sm, Peter. The Harmonising Influence of Religion: St Patrick’s Church Hill, 1840 to the Present. Sydney: Patrick Books, 2011. Download pdf (49MB): McMurrich_SaintPatricksSydney

Mijolla smsm, Marie Cécile de and Amelia Tufale pfm. From Vendée to the Ends of the Earth: Sister Marie de la Croix (1831 – 1908) Missionary in New Caledonia. Translated by Julienne Hayes-Smith smsm. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 2008. Download pdf (66MB): Mijolla_SisterMarieDeLaCroix

Mijolla smsm, Marie Cécile de. Origins in Oceania: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary 1845 – 1931. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 1984. Download pdf (64MB): Mijolla_SMSMOriginsOceania

Mijolla smsm, Marie Cécile de. Une Lyonnaise: Marie Françoise Perroton (1796 – 1873) Missionnaire en Océanie; A Woman from Lyons: Marie Françoise Perroton (1796 – 1873) Missionary in Oceania. Translated from the French by Yvette Marie Mizzi and Marie Lamerand smsm. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 1997. Download pdf (38MB): Mijolla_MarieFrancoisePerroton

Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary. The Vocation of the Pioneers: At the Origins of the Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 2005. Download pdf (25MB): SMSM_VocationPioneers

O’Brien smsm, Claire. A Greater than Solomon Here: A story of Church in Solomon Islands. Honiara: Catholic Church of Solomon Islands, 1995. Download pdf (57MB): OBrien_ChurchSolomonIslands

O’Brien smsm, Claire. To Celebrate My Son: A History of the Marist Missionary Sisters. Sydney: SMSM, 1989. Download pdf (43MB): OBrien_ToCelebrateMySon

Raucaz sm, L. M. In the Savage South Solomons: A Story of a Mission. Unstated: The Society for the Propagation of the Faith, 1928, Download pdf (66MB): Raucaz_MissionSouthSolomons

Roulleaux, Francois and Jean-Baptiste Breheret sm. The Mission of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows: Lakeba, Fiji 1844-1855. Translated from the French by John Crispin sm. Suva: John Crispin, 2015. Download pdf (2MB): Roulleaux-Brehert_MissionSevenSorrows

Symes sm, W. J. The Life of St. Peter Chanel: The Marist Missionary Martyr. Boston, Catholic Printing Company, 1963. Download pdf (21MB): Symes_PeterChanel

Unknown. The Marist Missions in the South Seas. Lyon: Librairie Emmanuel Vitte, 1931. Download pdf (16MB): Unknown_MissionsSouthSeas

Van de Wert fms, Kees. Marist Brothers Novitiate Lomeri Fiji: 25 Years 1971 – 1996. Lomeri: Marist Brothers, 1996. Download pdf (24MB): VanDeWert_LomeriFiji

Wiltgen, Ralph M. The Founding of the Roman Catholic Church in Oceania 1825 – 1850. Canberra: ANU Press, 1979. Download pdf (47MB): Wiltgen_FoundingCatholicChurchOceania

Marist Pacific Mission History – French

Blanc sm, Joseph. Histoire Religieuse de L’Archipel Fidjien. Vol 1. Toulon: Sainte-Jeanne d’Arc, 1926. Download pdf (49MB): Blanc_HistoireReligieuseFidjien

Blanc sm, Joseph. L’Heritage d’un Évěque D’Océanie. Toulon: Jeanne d’Arc, 1921. Download pdf (74MB): Blanc_HeritageEvequeOceanie

Chanel sm, Pierre. Écrits de S. Pierre Chanel. Ědités par by Claude Rozier sm. Rome: Les Peres Maristes, 1960. Download pdf (134MB): ChanelPierre_Ecrits

Delbos msc, Georges. L’Église Catholique au Vanuatu. Suva: CEPAC, 2001. Download pdf (146MB): Delbos_EgliseVanuatu

Delbos msc, Georges. L’Église Catholique in Nouvelle-Calédonie: Un Siècle et demi d’histoire. Paris: Éditions Desclée, 1993. Download pdf (123MB): Delbos_EgliseNouvelleCaledonie

Delbos, Georges. L’Église Catholique À Wallis et Futuna (1837 – 2004). Suva: CEPAC, 2004. Download pdf (73MB): Delbos_EgliseWallisFutuna

Docueré sm, Victor. La Mission Catholique aux Novelles Hébrides. Lyon: Emanuel Vitte, 1934. Download pdf (119MB): Docuere_MissionNovellesHebrides

Gilibert sm, Jean. Un Voyage Sans Retour: Journal de Jean Gilbert SM: Missionaire Mariste chez les Kanaks de 1858 à 1891. Suva: CEPAC, 2007. Download pdf (131MB): Gilbert_VoyageSansRetour

Mijolla smsm, Marie Cécile de and Amelia Tufale pfm. Une Vendéenne au bout du monde: Soeur Marie do la Croix (1831-1908) Missionnaire en Nauvelle Calédonie. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 2008. Download pdf (63MB): Mijolla_SoeurMarieDeLaCroix

Mijolla smsm, Marie Cécile de. Les Pionnieres Maristes en Oceanie: aux origins des soeurs missionnaires de la Société de Marie 1845 – 1931. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 1980. Download pdf (75MB): Mijolla_PionnieresMaristes

Mijolla smsm, Marie Cécile de. Une Lyonnaise: Marie Françoise Perroton (1796 – 1873) Missionnaire en Océanie; A Woman from Lyons: Marie Françoise Perroton (1796 – 1873) Missionary in Oceania. Translated from the French by Yvette Marie Mizzi and Marie Lamerand smsm. Rome: Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary, 1997. Download pdf (38MB): Mijolla_MarieFrancoisePerroton

Rozier sm, Claude. L’Église sur le Caillou: Avant les Communards. Nouméa: Ile de Lumière, 1997. Download pdf (86MB): Rozier_EgliseCaillou

Rozier sm, Claude. La Nouvelle-Calédonie Ancienne. Paris: Fayard, 1990. Download pdf (82MB): Rozier_NovelleCaledonieAncienne

Rumain, René (ed). Lettres du Père Paul Monnier à so familie (1950-1996). Suva: Bluebird Printery, 2008. Download pdf (58MB): Rumain_LettresPaulMonnier

Sacco, Paul. Lettres du Père Albert Sacco à sa famille. Suva: CEPAC, 2013. Download pdf (150MB): Sacco_LettresFamille

Secondy, Louis. Xavier Montrouzier (1820 – 1897). Suva: CEPAC, 2112. Download pdf (75MB): Secondy_XavierMontrouzier

Other Missions

Calvert, James. Fiji and the Fijians: Mission History. Volume 2. First published 1858. Suva; Fiji Museum, 2003. Download pdf (97MB): Calvert_FijiAndFijiansV2

Close-Barry, Kirstie. A Mission Divided: Race, Culture, and Colonialism in Fiji’s Methodist Mission. Canberra: ANU Press, 2013. Download pdf (3MB): Close-Barry_FijiMethodistMission

Findlay, G.G. and W. W. Holdsworth. The History of the Wesleyan Methodist Mission Society. Volume 3. London: the Epworth Press, 1921. (Includes missions to Australia, New Zealand and the Islands of the South Seas.) Download pdf (25MB): Findlay_WesleyanMission-v3

Latukefu, Sione. Church and State in Tonga: The Wesleyan Methodist Missionaries and Political Development 1822-1875. Canberra: ANU Press, 1974. Download pdf (15MB): Latukefu_ChurchStateTonga

Lovett, Richard MA. The History of the London Missionary Society, 1795 – 1895. Volume 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1899. (Includes the mission to Polynesia.) Download pdf (19MB): Lovett_LMSHistory-v1

Lovett, Richard MA. The History of the London Missionary Society, 1795 – 1895. Volume 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1899. Download pdf (42MB): Lovett_LMSHistory-v2

Williams, Thomas. Fiji and the Fijians: The Islands and their Inhabitants. Volume 1. Edited by George Stringer Rowe. First published 1858. Suva Fiji Museum, 1982. Download pdf (67MB): Williams_FijiAndFijiansV1

Other Works

Laracy, Hugh. Watriama & Co: Further Pacific Islands Portraits. Canberra: ANU E Press, 2013. Download pdf (2MB): Laracy_PacificIslandsPortraits

Nunn, Patrick D, and Roselyn Kumar. ‘Origins and Environments’. The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies. June 1981. Download pdf (4MB): Nunn_IslandOriginsEnvironments

Nunn, Patrick D, Lalit Kumar, Ian Eliot, and Roger F. McLean. ‘Classifying Pacific Islands’. Geoscience Letters 3/7 (2016). Springer Open Access. Download pdf (4MB): Nunn_ClassifyingPacificIslands

Pirard, Cassian. ‘New Caledonia: Geology and Mining’. ANU Chapter Upload, 2007.  Download pdf (2MB): Pirard_NewCaledonia-GeologyMining

Rasilly sm, Moseniolo Kilano de. Aki Te Tu’i: Tou Fai Kole. Suva: CEPAC, 2015. Download pdf (41MB): Rasilly_AkiTeTui

Regan, Anthony J and Helga M Griffin (editors). Bougainville before the Conflict. Canberra: ANU eView, 2015. Download pdf (5MB): ReganGriffin_BougainvilleBeforeConflict

Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Taisi Efi et al. Pacific Indigenous Dialogue on Faith, Peace, Reconciliation and Good Governance. Apia: Alafua Campus Continuing and Community Education Programme, The University of the South Pacific, 2007. Download pdf (82MB): Tamasese_PacificIndigenousDialogue

Additional books in the Marist Series with ATF Press are available at: https://atfpress.com/category/atf-theology/marist-series/