Hugh Bihl, SM

Remarks Prepared for the Funeral Liturgy for Hugh Bihl, SM

Brother Thomas F. Giardino, SM, shares his reflection on the life and legacy of his friend and mentor, Hugh Bihl, who devoted his life to doing "Mary's big job."

Episode 15: Once a Missionary, Always a Missionary (Sr. Columba Yu, FMI)

Sister Columba is a Marianist Sister from South Korea who has spent the last 13 years of her life as a missionary in India. In this podcast she reflects on her experience as a Marianist Sister and missionary.
MSP 2.0 2018-2019

Opening the Doors of Hospitality and Creating Community: A One Day Retreat

Using scripture references of Mary’s mother-son relationship with Jesus, Joan McGuinness Wagner, as part of MSP 2.0, reminds us of the importance of hospitality, including in unlikely places. McGuinness Wagner ponders hospitality’s three essential components: giving, receiving, and transforming.

Blessed Are We: How Our Missionary Zeal Can Build the Marian Church

Margaret M. Lisjak, as part of MSP 2.0, has developed a practical guide with reflection questions related to the concept of "missionary zeal." Lisjak draws her inspiration from Mary and from our Marianist origin story. The resource she has created is excellent to use for a community gathering or in a retreat setting.
Robert K. Moriarty, SM

Mission & Charism: "Reimagining the Dream," a Marianist Missionary Narrative for the Twenty-First Century

According to Robert K. Moriarty, SM, "As Marianists in the United States take stock these days of our contemporary situation and our future prospects, we hear calls for the development of a 'common missionary vision' or 'new missionary narrative' for the years ahead. 'Mission & Charism' offers itself as a contribution for this developing conversation among us. The focus on the missionary is key."

Episode 12: Embracing Marianist Life and Service (Maureen O'Rourke)

Lay Marianist and PULSE coordinator Maureen O'Rourke shares about her Marianist life, journey, and commitment.
MSP 2.0 Five Silences

The Five Silences, Missionary Disciples, and the Call to Accompaniment

Anthony J. Garascia, as part of MSP 2.0, reminds us that Chaminade's Five Silences are not intended for just personal prayer or personal holiness. Rather, the end result should be movement to "accompaniment" and "action." Garascia also compares the System of Virtues to the formation process involved in RCIA.

Lent Meditation 4: Three O'Clock Prayer Guided Meditation

This last Lenten Meditation is a guided meditation on the Three O'Clock Prayer that transports you to the foot of the Cross with Mary.

Episode 2: Following Mary's Yes in the Inner City (Mike and Beth Schultz)

Lay Marianists Mike and Beth Schultz share their story about graduating from the University of Dayton and founding the Nassau Lay Marianist Community on the urban East side of Dayton.

Transition of the Marianist Charism

Father Ted Cassidy explores the changing dynamics of the Marianist Family and the role of the Society of Mary and Marianist Sisters in today's Church.

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