Saints Peter and Paul

"Into the Darkness": Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Father George Cerniglia, SM, reflects on the lives of these two great saints and tells the story of Abraham Lincoln overcoming a fear of the dark. Father George's homily was part of opening celebration for the SM Province of the United States.
Charles Klobb, SM

A Biography of Father Charles Klobb, SM: Ten Articles

Behind every great leader is a great helper. Father Charles Klobb, SM, was such a great helper: retreat master preaching Jesus and Mary to a new generation of Brothers of Mary; historian tirelessly reclaiming the life of Father Chaminade; and trusted aide to Superior General Joseph Simler. Klobb accomplished much during his mere four decades of life.
Mother Mechtilde

Mother Mechtilde: A Biography of Mère M. Mechtilde Pouilh-Mauriès (1858-1940)

Who was the force behind the unity of the Marianist Sisters after expulsion from France? It was Mother Mechtilde. Read the online monograph of this amazing woman . . . who many consider the Second Foundress of the Marianist Sisters.
Charles Klobb, SM

Charles Klobb: Apostle of Father Chaminade

A brief biographical sketch on an early Marianist historian . . . a man who found service through reclaiming the Marianist story

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.
Madrid Martyrs

Sainthood: Prayer Questions

Three key questions about intercessory prayer for causes for Marianist saints

Philip C. Hoelle, SM: Servant Priest

This is a portrait of Father Philip Charles Hoelle, SM, a man for all seasons, a model servant priest and apostle.

Bro. Charles Biehler, SM: Marianist Mathematician, 1845-1906

This book features the religious life and ministry of a special Marianist. The history of the Society of Mary as it struggled against anticlericalism in France and in Germany is presented in detail.

Audio File: Father Ferree's Interest in Charts and in "Consecration"

Brother Tom Giardino, SM, talks about Ferrees interest in charts, and he discusses the idea of "Degrees of Consecration," one of the central concepts of Ferree's interpretation of Marianist life.
Thomas Giardino, SM

Audio File: Reflections on Father Ferree

Tom Giardino, SM, discusses his own introduction to Father Ferree