Marianist Founders on Faith

Quotations from the Marianist Founders on faith, during this "Year of Faith."
Marianist Soundings, Vol. 12, No. 2

Marianist Soundings: Vol. 12, No. 2

In this new edition of “Marianist Soundings,” Father Martin Solma uses imagery from the Wedding Feast of Cana to examine Mary and mission, and Anthony Garascia takes a scientific approach to Mary . . . one steeped in ecology.

Meditation on the Creed

Blessed Chaminade offered to his disciples a “prayer method based on the Creed.”

Fullness of Life Through Prayer

This booklet, inspired by William Joseph Chaminade’s principles of prayer, is meant to help us use prayer to live life to the fullest.

Family of Mary: Typos and All

Found in a folder, this description of the Family of Mary remains as true today as the day it was typed “old school”: on an actual typewriter, typos and all. We can live with the typos, but not without knowing the author. Do you know who wrote this?

Father Chaminade’s Son, Justin

This is a sketch, then, of Chaminade’s son. Oh, yes, Chaminade had a son. . . . No, this was not a son in the tabloid headline style, the result of some indiscretion. But he was, nonetheless, really Chaminade’s son. His name is Justin Dumontet.

Marianist Family Quotes

Spiritual food for all who teach in body, mind, and spirit

Men and Women on a Mission: Catholic Education in the Marianist Tradition

This short article looks at the inclusive nature of family spirit within the Marianist Family and the centrality of community to Marianist education.

Interpersonal Relations: Family Spirit

A look at family spirit as it relates to educators
Music Note

Er lebe hoch

A custom of long standing at Marianist celebrations is the singing of the "Er Lebe Hoch," a German toasting song. Find out more about this song's connection to the Marianists.

Assumption of Mary

Tied to this feast are themes of Mary as Mother of the Church and model for the Church. In her, the Church witnesses the fullness of the effects of the saving death and resurrection of Christ for humanity.

Saint Juan Diego, Icon of Mary's Evangelizing Mission: Model for the Laity

Juan Diego’s canonization has renewed and increased the momentum of the movement to designate him as the patron saint of the laity and lay apostles.
Faith of the Heart

Faith of the Heart: The Prayer of Faith—A Communion of Knowledge and Love with God

Father Chaminade’s solution to finding the truth was this: “Unless you believe, you will not understand.”

Marianists in Eastern Africa

Faces, places, and stories from the Marianist implantation in Eastern Africa—covering the years 1957-2006. Brother Fred Silbereis compiled the material from sources in the Regional Archives. Learn about the joys, struggles, and challenges along the way as the Marianist charism takes root.

Eduardo Benlloch: Formation in the Family

In loving memory of Father Eduardo Benlloch: a fitting tribute to a premier Marianist researcher, teacher, and formator

Walking Our Talk Barefooted

Walking our talk barefoot is feeling our words and the depth of the injustice that in turn could subject our heart and soul to bruises, scratches, and cuts. (A look at living a spiritually discalced life)
William Joseph Chaminade

Principles of Direction of Blessed Chaminade

Why would Chaminade make 23 attempts to formulate a Manual of Direction to give to his leaders? To understand, we must first consider the background of his work of predilection, the Sodality of Bordeaux.
Chaminade and Mary

Chaminade and Mary

"Chaminade was more than a moralist; he was a prophet who proclaimed courageously the victory of Christ, whose most beautiful work is the Virgin Mary. Indeed, his thought is definitely more Christological and ecclesial than Marian."

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.
Madrid Martyrs

Sainthood: Prayer Questions

Three key questions about intercessory prayer for causes for Marianist saints

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