Relations Between the Institute of the Daughters of Mary and the Society of Mary

The article explores the troubled relationship between the Daughters of Mary and the Society of Mary, following Blessed Chaminade's death.

Relations Between the Society of Mary and the Daughters of Mary

Father Joseph Stefanelli, SM, explores the healing process that took place in response to divisions which developed between the Daughters of Mary and Society of Mary after the death of Blessed Chaminade.

Witnesses from the Past, Hope for the Future: A History of the Marianist Family in Times of Persecution and Hardship

Gabrielle Bibeau, FMI, examines different times under which the Marianist Sisters were forced to operate under dangerous circumstances of suppression and violence, namely, the French secularization of the early twentieth century (which almost wiped out the Sisters), and the First and Second World Wars. By examining these events, she hope to show how being people of hope and faith is part of the DNA of Marianist Sisters, not to mention the Marianist Family as a whole.

History of the Constitutions of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate

This historical snapshot traces the name "Daughters of Mary," Chaminade's system of government for the FMI, and the drafting of the Constitutions for the Marianist Sisters.

General Superiors of the FMI

The names, faces, and terms of service of the women who have guided the Marianist Sisters as General Superiors. We thank God for their leadership.
Mother Mechtilde

Mother Mechtilde: A Biography of Mère M. Mechtilde Pouilh-Mauriès (1858-1940)

Who was the force behind the unity of the Marianist Sisters after expulsion from France? It was Mother Mechtilde. Read the online monograph of this amazing woman . . . who many consider the Second Foundress of the Marianist Sisters.

Suppression of Religious Orders in France

This is a fascinating history of what happens when a government promulgates laws promoting anticlericalism.

Origins of the Marianist Family: Notes on Marianist History

It reads like a Hollywood thriller--and in fact it includes a DVD, called Where We Were Born--yet it is the essence of our Marianist history, the true story of our origins, filled with moments of joy, betrayal, and uncertainty.

Companions of Adèle (Hardbound Edition)

Drawn primarily from the Letters of Adèle and Father Chaminade, 145 biographical sketches are presented.

After Adèle

The book fills the gap between Adèle’s death and the suppression of Catholic teaching orders in France at the beginning of the twentieth century.