MSP 2.0 Five Silences

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

Anthony J. Garascia 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.

White Privilege Through the Lenses of the Five Silences and Marianist Mindfulness

Maureen Hooch looks at “white privilege” as it relates to the culture of the United States. She uses Blessed Chaminade’s Five Silences and Marianist mindfulness as avenues to draw one to greater empathy and understanding for the need for a true discipleship of equals in modern culture.

Episode 1: The First Lay Assembly (Marge Cavanaugh and Tony Garascia)

Reflections on the first Lay Assembly with Marge Cavanaugh and Anthony Garascia

The Hurricane of Racism

In "The Hurricane of Racism," Ted Cassidy, SM, describes the nature of racism and presents a method to go about changing it. Despite the fact that racism strongly seeks to maintain power, through strong leadership a person or group can bring about a change.

A New Fulcrum: Marianist Horizons Today

Father David Fleming, former Superior General of the Society of Mary, muses and expounds on key questions of contemporary Marianist life, but always through the magnifying lens of Blessed Chaminade’s quest for a “new fulcrum.” Father Fleming’s work contains 10 essays covering topics pertaining to Marianist education, spirituality, leadership, mixed composition, and identity.
Isabella Moyer

Faith of the Heart in the Heart of the World

This Marianist Lay Community circular is a personal reflection, to encourage your own reflection. What does this faith of the heart mean to your heart? How is it lived in the heart of your world?

Things Marianist (Full Set of 15 Issues)

Buy a full set of Things Marianist, 12 issues in total, and save.
James Wisecaver, SM

You've Got To Be Carefully Taught

The reason for writing this essay is to share experiences, thoughts, and impressions with Marianists who are concerned with involving themselves with the emerging multicultural faces of America. Cultural characteristics inherent in the behavior of Anglo-Americans and several immigrant peoples will be described.

Talking Points (Full Set of 15)

Best Value! All 15 Talking Points, one for each issue of Things Marianist . . . companion resource for groups, which includes prayer, reflection questions, and insight into Things Marianist topics.

Promise and the Path: Starting and Sustaining Marianist Communities

. . . a resource for community meetings. The structure of each chapter has a nice balance of personal story, solid Marianist formation, and well-thought out discussion questions.

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