Faith of the Heart: Commentary

The light of faith, says Father Chaminade, is like the sun that brightens our day so we can see everything clearly, if we have the eyes that can see.

Concerning the Prayer of Faith (III)

. . . final installment in my series of spiritual reflections on what can be called a Marianist style of meditation.
Rosary

Concerning the Prayer of Faith (II)

Father Chaminade is emphatic: “We must remember faith belongs more to the heart than to the mind.” (Second article of a 3-part series.)

Concerning the Prayer of Faith (I)

True love always seeks the interests of the beloved and how to please him or her. The opposite is not love but possessive self-centeredness. (First article of a 3-part series.)
Mary's Lullaby

Mary's Lullaby

In the stillness of a night Mary cradles her newborn son.
Martin Solma, SM

Marianist Theme: Mary

Through words and images, Father Solma explains his rediscovery of Mary . . . a woman some put on "the shelf" following the Second Vatican Council.

What Does Mary Believe?

I believe in coloring outside the lines . . . This may sound odd to some because I am supposed to be so perfect.

Chaminade's Message Today Reading Guide

Draw out key points from "Chaminade's Message Today" regarding the founding of the Marianist Family and what gifts the Marianist Family offers our world today.
Sacred Heart of Jesus

From a Full Heart: Thoughts from Father Chaminade

A spiritual quote a day, the Chaminade way
Marianist Soundings

Marianist Soundings, vol. 12, no. 1

Are Marianists part of a Social Movement Organization? Explore this edition of "Marianist Soundings," which has a focus on the laity, and decide for yourself. Articles by Carol Ramey and Alexander P. Orlowski.
Isabella Moyer

Mary's Look

A touching reflection on Notre Dame du Cap and the beauty of the mother-child bond and the Marianist-Mary bond . . . delivered at the World Day of Prayer in Quebec, Canada.

Introduction to Social Justice

A practical pamphlet on the topic of social change, written by Father William Ferree, the premiere Marianist expert in the field of social justice and thought . . . a man who reminds us of the importance of “organizing for the common good.”

Let the Brothers of Mary Call No Man "Father"

The Marianist story is radically open to the perspective of "discipleship of equals" because of the way daily life has been structured between those who are not ordained and those who are.
Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

How do we as Marianists begin to share who Mary is for us today, beyond cultural boundaries? One source is Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas.
Marianist Soundings

Marianist Soundings, vol. 11, no. 2

Read the new online version of "Marianist Soundings." This issue focuses on education and explores ways that we Marianists educate through word and action.

Prayer in a Pinch: Come to the Water

Like the woman at the well, may we be humble before God.

Prayer in a Pinch: Mary and Scripture

It has been a hectic week, and you are responsible for your community’s next gathering. Here is a simple prayer service you can use.

Prayer in a Pinch: Nurturing the Vision

It helps, now and then, to step back and take the long view. The Kingdom is not only beyond our efforts; it is even beyond our vision.

Episode 10: The Five Silences and Marianist Mindfulness (MSP 2.0 Participants)

Some of the MSP 2.0 participants from 2017-18 share about their projects.
MSP 2.0 Five Silences

The Five Silences, Missionary Disciples, and the Call to Accompaniment

Anthony J. Garascia, as part of MSP 2.0, reminds us that Chaminade's Five Silences are not intended for just personal prayer or personal holiness. Rather, the end result should be movement to "accompaniment" and "action." Garascia also compares the System of Virtues to the formation process involved in RCIA.

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