NACMS has classified our publications by level to aid you in finding material most helpful to you:

  • Basic for those new to the Marianist world and having little or no prior knowledge of Marianist history or the Marianist charism
  • Intermediate for those who have some knowledge and understanding of things Marianist
  • Advanced for those who have significant knowledge and understanding of things Marianist and want to go deeper
  • Resource materials, including prayers, activities, and reflections for individuals and groups
  • Reference materials, including source documents and compendia

The resources listed below are found within our e-publications and bookstore. Items available in our library are not listed, but can be found by searching in our library catalog.

Podcast: Wisdom from Our Founders for this Time of Pandemic

In this "socially distanced" episode of the podcast, Patti Gehred interviews Sister Gabby Bibeau about an article she wrote for the NACMS website on the parallels between the current COVID crisis and the Founders' own experiences of crisis during the French Revolution and experiences of illness. In particular, the focus is what we can learn from our Marianist Founders about how to approach the current pandemic by growing in the virtues of faith, hope, and love. 

Founders Coloring Pages

Great resources for children or for your inner-child . . . color pictures of each of the three Marianist Founders.
Three Founders

Three People, One Mission

A look at the skill set that each Founder brought to the establishment of the comprehensive Marianist Family

Adèle's Association: Rule of the "Little Society"

The "Little Society" was a group of young women living in postrevolutionary France.

Community Meeting Kit: A Mother's Love

“A Mother’s Love” explores how the models of Mary (Mother of God), Elisabeth de Vincens de Lamourous (mother of Marie-Thérèse Charlotte de Lamourous), and Baroness Ursule de Peyronnencq (mother of Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon) resonate with our lives today.

Community Meeting Kit: Ten Things You May Not Know about Blessed Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon

Many people know that Blessed Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon is the founder of the Marianist Sisters. But not many may know that she began a school for young boys and girls out of her family's chateau. Adèle died on January 10, 1828, at the young age of 38. The Marianist Family celebrated her beatification 190 years later—June 10, 2018.

In Adèle's Words, No. 1: Time and Life

Join Clotilde Fernández del Pozo, FMI, as she examines "time" through the eyes of Adèle and the words of Pope Francis.

In Adèle's Words, No. 2: This Is the Favorable Time

Using the words of Adèle and Pope Francis, Sister Blanca Jamar, FMI, has crafted a resource for reflection and prayer as we prepare for Adèle's beatification.

In Adèle's Words, No. 3: Solidarity with the Poor

The Saragossa Community of the Marianist Sisters' Province of Spain invites you to follow in the footsteps of Adèle and Pope Francis and stand in solidarity with the poor.

In the Light of the Beatitudes: FMI Circular No. 13

Using the beatitudes as a spiritual backdrop pertaining to Adèle's beatification, Sister Franca Zonta, FMI, expounds on Adèle's fidelity to God and her witness to the "bottom up movement" within the Church: holiness found in the the faithfulness to God's call in the ordinary moments of life.