Marianist Origins: An Anthology of Basic Documents

Published under the direction of Father Quentin Hakenewerth, SM, with assistance from Father David Fleming, SM, this anthology of early Marianist documents provides today's reader with the spiritual gems from our shared heritage that can be applied to Marianist formation today.

Chaminade Legacy, Volume 7

Volume seven of The Chaminade Legacy completes the documents of the growth and development of the Society of Mary and the Daughters of Mary. The Constitutions of the Society of Mary (1839) and the Daughters of Mary (1839) are in this volume.

Chaminade Legacy, Volume 6

Volume six of The Chaminade Legacy continues the development in the foundational period of Marianist life; it covers the period from 1821 to 1830, which saw development of ideas on religious formation of both men and women religious.

History of the Constitutions of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate

This historical snapshot traces the name "Daughters of Mary," Chaminade's system of government for the FMI, and the drafting of the Constitutions for the Marianist Sisters.

Be Light to the Intellect: FMI Cir. No. 6, May 25, 2015

“We carry in body and spirit the wounds of our personal story, a story that has deeply and indelibly marked our past and present life. Wounds, for the most part healed, others perhaps still open, mark our way of being and of inserting ourselves in society, in the community. Our wounds are not hidden from you, O Lord. Pour the balm of your love.”FMI

Marianist Consecrated Life: A Plunge Into the Heart of the Charism

This FMI circular is written for the opening of the “Year of the Consecrated Life.” This jubilee year is offered to the consecrated life so that it might become the occasion for making a “grateful remembrance” of the past, embracing the future with hope, and living the present with passion.

Marianist Matters: Chaminade's Letter to the Retreat Masters of 1839

The Letter to the Retreat Masters of 1839 is considered Chaminade’s most important writing. This Marianist Matters provides Lawrence Cada’s introduction to the letter, his English translation of Chaminade’s original, plus a newly-created feature: a section of prayers and reflection questions pertaining to the text for today’ Marianists. This is an excellent resource for individual or community use.

Chaminade Legacy, Volume 5

The collection of various texts presented in this volume witnesses to the beginnings of Marianist religious life; they cover the period from 1814 to 1820.
FMI Rule of Life

Rule of LIfe: Congregation of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate

The 1984 Rule of Life of the Marianist Sisters

Whose Wine Is It? Reflections on the Relationship Between Marianist Religious Communities and Marianist Lay Communities

Framed by the scripture and images of the wedding feast at Cana (John 2:10), Brother Glodek explores the relationship of Marianist laity and Marianist religious men and women.

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