Community Meeting Kits

Welcome to Marianist Community Meeting Kits. These kits include all you need for a community meeting on a Marianist topic: an opening prayer, program material (articles, podcasts, videos), reflection questions, and a final blessing.

Episode 9: Marianist Lessons from Rough Patches (Linda Zappacosta and Brad Leger)

Listen to Brad interview Linda about her life as a Marianist and some things she learned about God, herself, and Marianist community after her struggle with illness.

Lent Meditation 3: Confidence in God

This is the third episode of our Lenten series of meditations.

Lent Meditation 1: Praying with Jesus in the Desert

This is the first in a series of podcasts that are meditations for Lent.

Do You Believe in the Communion of Saints?

Father Paul Landolfi, SM, writes, "Brother Carmine Annunziata (Kenya) emailed me and jokingly complained: 'Why wasn’t I listed among the saints? Is it just for the few?'”
Hugh Bihl, SM

You Are the Body of Christ

The aim of Brother Hugh Bihl's essay is to expound a most important dimension of church theology—that we (i.e., the church members) are the Body of Christ.

Welcome Set

“Welcome Set” of five of our most popular books on Marianist topics for new hires at your Marianist Institution
A Christmas Carol

Allowing the Miracle

Have we become our own Mr. Scrooge?
Woods

Spirituality in the Woods

Brother Donald Boccardi, SM, known for his music ability, turned to one of his passions--song lyrics--to probe spirituality in the modern era: in particular "Into the Woods," by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine.
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.

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