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: Building a Hearth for the World (Abby Lisjak and Elizabeth Abrams)

Lay Marianists Abby Lisjak and Elizabeth Abrams offer their perspective on the Marianist Family as young lay Marianists. Abby is graduating from the University of Dayton in May, and Elizabeth graduated last year. Listen to their reflections on how their community--the Hearth Community--plans to live out their commitment past graduation, as well as their thoughts on Mary. Recorded during the Marianist Lay Assembly in July 2017.

Guadalupe: A Personal Account

Brother Stephen Glodek, SM, shares his personal feeling and realization that the miracle of Our Lady of Guadalupe "had little to do with roses in December or miraculous pictures on cloaks. The miracle of Guadalupe is something about a God who loves each of us."

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.

Mary an Activist?

Explore Mary's pain of losing her child through an act of violence. Susan Handle Terbay ponders Mary's grief and sees her not as a meek woman, but as an activist.

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.

When God Says No: Our Lady of Sorrows

Whenever I pray I want to believe that I will be heard and God most certainly will answer my prayer(s). . . but then what if God says, “No.”

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."

Marianist Charism and Our Life/Work Among the Poor

This short read challenges us to consider our solidarity with the poor, no matter how we define the poor, and to respond to injustice with faith as Mary did.

Until Christ Be Formed in You

Father Landolfi facilitates conversation between Mary, the mother of Jesus, and the reader. Each chapter begins with a passage from scripture that depicts an event or description of Jesus' life.

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