de La Salle

The Restoration of Christian Schools in Bordeaux During the Consulate and the Empire

In his biography of Father Chaminade, Father Simler indicated, among the works of the Servant of God, the involvement he had in the restoration of the Christian Brothers of St. Jean Baptiste de La Salle in Bordeaux.

Welcome Set

“Welcome Set” of five of our most popular books on Marianist topics for new hires at your Marianist Institution
Thomas Giardino, SM

Musings on Marianist Catholic Higher Education in Light of Father Fleming's "A New Fulcrum"

Brother Thomas Giardino, SM, executive director of the Association of Marianist Universities (AMU) muses on Marianist higher education in light of Father David Fleming’s chapters on Marianist education in "A New Fulcrum: Marianist Horizons Today."
Africa

The Role of Marianist Educational Leaders in the Inculturation of Marianist Spirituality and Pedagogy

Blaise M. Mosengo, SM, writes that "Just as the generation of Marianist pioneers brought the spirituality of Marianist education to Africa, it is now time for African Marianist educators to address, in 'African languages,' different questions related to Marianist culture in school."

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.
Educational Traditions of the Society of Mary

Educational Traditions of the Society of Mary

Brother Joseph J. Panzer's popular 1965 dissertation, which examines the history and educational methods of the Society of Mary. This is a classic text on Marianist education.

Men and Women on a Mission: Catholic Education in the Marianist Tradition

This short article looks at the inclusive nature of family spirit within the Marianist Family and the centrality of community to Marianist education.

Interpersonal Relations: Family Spirit

A look at family spirit as it relates to educators

Marianist Praxis: Building Marianist Educational Culture

In addition to the imagery of building a culture of “home,” Brother Stephen examines the holistic need for formation—from teachers, administrators and staff to students, alumni, and parents—and he develops a profile of the Marianist-educated person. He addresses both formal and informal educational settings around the globe.

Education and Transformation: Marianist Ministries in America Since 1849

Kauffman situates the history of the Marianist brothers in religious culture, americanization and modernization, ethnicity and race issues, spirituality, and modernization of schools, colleges, and universities.

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