Father Leo Meyer's 13 Years at Nazareth

A touching account of the joys and struggles of founding the Society of Mary in the United States, including the establishment of the University of Dayton and Saint Mary's University

Courtès Letters

This is an excellent read for those who like to see the challenges and complexities of establishing an implantation: in this case, the initial American Province of the Society of Mary.

Confidential Memorandum

The "Confidential Memorandum" is a diatribe full of false assertions used to have Chaminade removed from authority so Roussel, its author, could position himself to assume leadership in the Society of Mary.

Chapel of the Madeleine

This 63-page booklet tells the story of where the Marianist movement was born and provides historical context to this sacred space.

Celebrating 150 Years: The Marianists in North America

This is a handy reference to see the Marianists’ background in a “nutshell,” including "Marianist Firsts” and “Significant People and Events” of the first 150 years in North America.

American Memoirs

These firsthand accounts provide a vivid and colorful description of the trials and joys involved in the early years of the Society of Mary in the United States.

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