Good Shepherd

Second Station of Advent

Brother Tom Redmond, SM, during the second "Station of Advent," looks at encountering the Prophet Isaiah.
Tom Redmond, SM

A Reflection on Advent

Brother Tom Redmond, SM, has developed a series that looks at Advent from a deeply-spiritual perspective, but with a twist: the "Stations of Advent." Join Brother Tom as he explores the first Station in this time of waiting for the birth of the Savior.

Father Chaminade and the Church

Father Eduardo Benlloch, SM, writes about how Chaminade’s contemplation of the mystical body of Christ became combined with his charismatic vision of the figure of Mary in the eternal plan of God.

Why Should We Dedicate Ourselves to Mary?

This is a fair question. After all, our entire religion is centered in Jesus. Why do we have to do anything else, except to listen to his Word and follow it? Join Father Paul Landolfi, SM, as he looks at Marian dedication.
FMI Rule of Life

Rule of LIfe: Congregation of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate

The 1984 Rule of Life of the Marianist Sisters

Mary and Faith

"She [Mary] is my friend, my mother, and my mentor. I want other young mothers to know Mary as I know her and through her share their memories and stories." (This article is part of Susan Handle Terbay's "Morning Coffee with Mary" series.)
Tom Redmond, SM

A Reflection on Saragossa

Could it be that our view of what happened to Father Chaminade at Saragossa gives some insight into how God and the intercession of Mary work in our lives through our Marianist commitment? Join Brother Tom Redmond, SM, in his exploration of this question.

Our Lady of the Pillar: Patroness

This is an interesting story, seemingly unbelievable, about Mary’s first apparition in history, states Brother John Samaha, SM.
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.
James Wisecaver, SM

You've Got To Be Carefully Taught

Brother James Wisecaver, SM, shares his 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 gifts the Marianist Family offers our world today.
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 Process Guide for Beginning a Small Faith Community in the Marianist Tradition

Philip J. Lohr has created a guide for initial formation 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. At the concluding session, the material enables the group to determine how and if it will continue after its initial formation.
Mary

The Life of Mary

Father Paul J. Landolfi, SM, shares his beautiful reflection on the life and witness of Mary, told through her joy, sorrow, and glory.

Chaminade Game

Need a fun Marianist game for a community meeting or retreat? Jim Murray has created a game where you draw, sculpt, sing, and shout about Marianist life.

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." Father Paul J. Landolfi, SM, traces the Christocentric life of our Founder, William Joseph Chaminade in this article.

Mary and Freedom

According to Brother Lawrence J. Cada, SM, "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

This is a spiritual quote a day, the Chaminade way, developed by Francis J. Greiner, SM.
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.

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