Prayer in a Pinch: Images of Mary

Gracious God, we thank you for giving us Mary as mother and model.
Lawrence J. Cada, SM

Study Guide: A Short History of Marianist Spirituality

An excellent resource to ponder Brother Cada's review of the founding of Marianist life.
Hugh Bihl, SM

Study Guide: The Marianist Person at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century

A study guide for those pondering Brother Hugh Bihl's deep insights.
Joseph Stefanelli, SM

Option for the Poor

A “preferential option for the poor” has become a current phrase in Catholic vocabulary in the past few years. But the reality is an integral part of the Christian tradition, beginning with the Lord Jesus.

Spiritual Direction: Chaminade and Chevaux

Explore spiritual direction in early Marianist life
Benjamin Dougherty

A Spiritual Crucible: The Life of Mlle de Lamourous During the French Revolution

Tracing the remarkable life of Marie Thérèse de Lamourous through the Revolutionary years
William Ferree, SM

Conference on Father Chaminade's System of Virtues

A conference on Father Chaminade’s System of Virtues
William Ferree, SM

Government and Delegation of Authority

Notes taken from a conference on government and delegation of authority given by Father Ferree
William J. Ferree, SM

Study of Delegation of Authority in Local Administration

"We have neglected . . . the remarkable resources for good administration which were left to us by Father Chaminade."
William J. Ferree, SM

The Sacrament of Our Mission

A mission so grand as ours will demonstrably fail; but in the economy of salvation, that failure is the sacramental veil of success.
James Wisecaver, SM

You've Got to Be Carefully Taught

The hallmark of American Catholicism is diversity—in ethnic heritage, social class, family structure, educational level, spiritual formation and theological orientation.
John Samaha, SM

Sound Devotions Are Extensions of the Liturgy

Recalling special persons and events and continuing time-honored rituals with family and friends nourishes the human spirit. Thus it is with Jesus and his faithful followers.
Sébastien Abalodo, SM

Mary: A Woman with a Mission

A reflection on Mary's motherhood, based on the daily life of real people and the "apostolic" consequences of this motherhood, written from the geographical and cultural context of West Africa

What's This About a Fulcrum?

Blessed Chaminade used the term "fulcrum," but just what did he mean by it?
Father Emile Neubert

A Marian Apostle of Modern Times

Father Emile Neubert (1878-1967) was one of the first theologians to open the road of patristic research on the Virgin Mary.

Reading Guide: Running Giant (by Louis Reile, SM)

An historical retelling of the life and times of William Joseph Chaminade, the Founder of the Marianist Family.