Susan Handle Terbay

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.” Susan Handle Terbay looks at Our Lady of Sorrows.
Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

How do we as Marianists begin to share who Mary is for us today, beyond cultural boundaries? One source is Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas. Father Rudy Vela, SM, explores the spiritual and cultural richness of Mary's connection to the Americas.
Mary's Magnificat

Audio File: The Magnificat

Mary's conversation with the Angel.

Prayer in a Pinch: Mary and Scripture

Are you responsible for prayer at your community’s next gathering? Sr. Mary Louise Foley, FMI, has developed a communal prayer service on Mary and scripture that you can use.
Footprints

Footprints, A Marian Variation

Similar to the popular "Footprints" poem, a Marianist has written a version focused on Mary after her son's execution. "One day a woman sat in a lovely garden. She was alone. Two days ago she buried her son here."

Prayer in a Pinch: Images of Mary

Are you responsible for prayer at your community’s next gathering? Sr. Mary Louise Foley, FMI, has developed a communal prayer service on images of Mary that you can use.
Sébastien Abalodo, SM

Mary: A Woman with a Mission

Sébastien Abalodo, SM, has written a reflection on Mary's motherhood, based on the daily life of real people and the "apostolic" consequences of this motherhood, written from the geographical and cultural context of West Africa.

Virtues for Mission

Father Lackner’s title, Virtues for Mission, sets the reader on the path of seeking spiritual development for a reason: to prepare oneself to be an active participant in the Christian mission, to be purposeful, to have a goal.

Two Readers: A Colorful Enantiodromia

Peter Daino explores the discovery of wholeness, of finding and losing and finding anew, of the healing power of loving opposites, of learning to participate with joy in the sorrows of the world.

Scripture and the Marian Writings of Father William Joseph Chaminade

Father Buby tells us that while Father Chaminade was not a Mariologist, his love for and devotion to Mary prompted him to use the whole of the Bible to teach about Mary in a practical, wisdom-like manner.

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