Our Marianist Heritage

Joseph Stefanelli, SM, discusses Father Chaminade’s spirituality, its scriptural and historical underpinnings, Mary and some of her titles, and the concept of community within the institute and within the Church as a whole.

Philip C. Hoelle, SM: Servant Priest

This is a portrait of Father Philip Charles Hoelle, SM, a man for all seasons, a model servant priest and apostle.

Promise and the Path: Starting and Sustaining Marianist Communities

. . . a resource for community meetings. The structure of each chapter has a nice balance of personal story, solid Marianist formation, and well-thought out discussion questions.

Promised Woman

If one wishes to know the wide array of perspectives in the Marianist world about our common spirituality, this collection of papers will be of interest.

Reading the Signs of the Times, Speaking to a Changing World: An Overview of Catholic Theology from 1800 to 2000

Father John A. McGrath concentrates on currents in Western Europe, especially France, Germany, and Italy, to show connections with Marianist life in this period.

Reason, Revelation, and Faith of the Heart

A meaningful work for those seeking insight into Blessed Chaminade's theology and how it developed..

Retreat with Adèle

A Retreat with Adèle is a spiritual guide which takes readers on a seven-day retreat.

Running Giant

In a literary world filled with Jason Bourne, James Bond, and Robert Langdon, we Marianists have our own exciting man of action: William Joseph Chaminade.

Scripture and the Marian Writings of Father William Joseph Chaminade

Father Buby tells us that while Father Chaminade was not a Mariologist, his love for and devotion to Mary prompted him to use the whole of the Bible to teach about Mary in a practical, wisdom-like manner.

Society of Mary in Mexico

Learn about the Marianist implantation in Mexico, which was ended in 1914 because of the Mexican Revolution, and the second implantation that was begun in 1980 and continues today.

Stories from the Wake

Hill examines the rise of the Small Christian Community movement, both during the time of Father Chaminade and the original Sodality and in terms of today’s postmodernism.

Suppression of Religious Orders in France

This is a fascinating history of what happens when a government promulgates laws promoting anticlericalism.

Tal Vez Me Hable Dios

This is the Spanish original of the NACMS translation "Maybe God Will Speak to Me." Either in English or in Spanish, the story of Faustino Pérez-Manglano is a spiritually-moving account of a boy's struggle with blood cancer and his desire to be a Marianist brother.

Things Marianist (Full Set of 15 Issues)

Buy a full set of Things Marianist, 15 issues in total, and save.

Things Marianist: Can You Explain What You Mean When You Say . . . ?

This issue explains Marianist "jargon" through an imaginary dialogue in a Marianist faith-sharing community.

Things Marianist: How Are the Three Offices Like an Orchestra?

The Marianist Three Offices are an orchestra: sounds that blend well together to build an outward sense of Christ in and for the world.

Things Marianist: How Can We Be Guided on the Marianist Path?

This new "Things Marianist" examines Blessed Chaminade’s method of prayer both from the perspective of an individual journeying with a companion (spiritual direction) and a communitarian perspective (spiritual accompaniment of a community). Marianist experts Stepehen Glodek, SM; Pati Krasensky; and Thomas Redmond, SM; are the coauthors of this work.

Things Marianist: How Do Marianists Do Social Justice?

Many Marianists are drawn to social justice. But what is a Marianist perspective on social justice? And what are some characteristics one can use to define it?

Things Marianist: How Do People Make Commitments to Living Marianist Life?

This Things Marianist examines the “keep on keeping on” aspect to Marianist life that is known as stability.

Things Marianist: Setting a Marianist Table

The simple action of setting a table for a family meal provides symbols to explain aspects of Gospel living we as Marianists have been called to make especially vivid in the Christian community.

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