James Wisecaver, SM

You've Got To Be Carefully Taught

The reason for writing this essay is to share experiences, thoughts, and impressions with Marianists who are concerned with involving themselves with the emerging multicultural faces of America. Cultural characteristics inherent in the behavior of Anglo-Americans and several immigrant peoples will be described.

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.

Running Giant Reading Guide

Reflection questions to help break open the meaning and richness of this work on our Founder, Blessed William Joseph Chaminade
Marianists in Cleveland

Marianist Sesquicentennial: The Story of 150 Years of Marianist Education in the Diocese of Cleveland

From the origins at St. Patrick's Parish in 1856 until modern time, this booklet traces Marianist education in the Diocese of Cleveland.
Phil Lohr

Becoming a Caring Community

A model for building Small Christian Community in which all members are responsible for the success of the group and are called to lead at some point
Mary

The Life of Mary

A beautiful reflection on the life and witness of Mary, told through her joy, sorrow, and glory . . .

Chaminade Game

With your community . . . draw, sculpt, sing, and shout about Marianist life and things Chaminade in this "Marianist Family" friendly game.

Christocentric Chaminade

To be Christocentric, then, is not merely a beautiful idea; rather, it is a fundamental truth of Catholic faith. Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life . . .

Mary and Freedom

American Catholic spirituality draws its most distinctive genius from the high ideals of the American ethos. Freedom is the ideal that will link Marianist spirituality and American Catholic spirituality.
Sacred Heart of Jesus

From a Full Heart: Thoughts from Father Chaminade

A spiritual quote a day, the Chaminade way
Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon

God Alone: Thoughts from Adèle

Listen to the words of Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon in this quote-a-day format taken from her spiritual writings. Material is for the month of June.
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.

What Marianist Spirituality Is for Me and How It Works

Peter Daino talks of the woman who taught the Word to speak, who stands next to the oppressed, and who teaches us not to be silent in the face of atrocity. The article concludes with a personal story illustrating the Marian method of prayer.

The Holy Name of Mary

A name, Father Chaminade taught, reveals the identity or the essence of a person. Combining the two meanings for the name of Mary examined here we get “Dolorosa Defiant”—the wounded rebel.
Carol P. Ramey

Mary Was a Lay Woman Who Lived in Community

This paper addresses three components of Marianist spirituality: empowerment of the laity, Mary, and community. The historical relevance of the establishment of lay groups in Bordeaux is compared in two major biographies of Father Chaminade, and the characteristics of the early communities are presented as a model for today's Church.

Golden Anniversary of Alliance Mariale

The Marianist Family is comprised of four branches. While many know about the Marianist Lay Communities, Marianist Sisters, and Society of Mary, fewer people are aware of the Alliance Mariale. So, just what is it?
Johann Roten

True Enlightenment

When it comes to praying the rosary, do you know the "mysteries of light"? If not, let Father Roten explain their spiritual richness to you.

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