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

This FMI circular, written by Franca Zonta, celebrates 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.

Commentary on the Rule of Life of the Society of Mary

This book includes 52 articles that reflect the major themes in the life of Marianist religious.
Chaminade and Mary

Chaminade's Letter to Pope Gregory XVI, Rome

A crowning achievement of the Founder's life was completing the Marianist Constitutions and securing a Decree of Praise from the Vatican.
William Joseph Chaminade

Letter to the Retreat Masters of 1839

Read Brother Lawrence J. Cada's masterful translation of this important spiritual letter that shaped the early development of the Society of Mary.
William J. Ferree, SM

Study of Delegation of Authority in Local Administration

"We have neglected . . . the remarkable resources for good administration which were left to us by Father Chaminade," says Father William Ferree.
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Writings on Faith (2-Volume Set)

The first volume contains selections from Chaminade’s letters from 1796 to 1849, 53 years of his active life in the service of the Church. Volume two is divided into two sections: faith in the writings for lay people and faith in the writings for religious life.

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