Central African Republic: Primary school in Berberati
1857:foundation of the Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary (SMSM)
1871: the first Marist Brothers set out for Australia
1911: the first Marist Brothers set out for Madagascar
The IMYM wishes to foster the appropriation of the progress made during the previous two meetings (Sydney 2008 and Madrid 2011), collaborate with the Marist Institute in response to the calls of the XXI General Chapter, in view of the continuing relevance of the 'dream' of Champagnat.
IMYM RIO 2013 took place before the WYD, from 17 to 21 July 2013, at the « Colégio Marista São José » – Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. The theme of the meeting was : « CHANGE : make the difference ! » and the motto: « go and make disciples of all nations » (Mt 28: 19).