Podcast: A Presidential Transition (Tom Mengler & Winston Erevelles

In June 2024 Tom Mengler will conclude twelve years of serving as the President of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas and Winston Erevelles will begin his tenure as the University’s President. This episode provides a brief inside look into their lives. They each share how they came to the Marianist Family, how the Charism has impacted their lives, how they have seen the Charism at work through their work and leadership at St. Mary’s and the significance of Marianist Universities amid Catholic Higher Education.

Podcast: The Vow of Stability - Al Prendergast and Sr. Laura Leming, FMI

In this episode, Al Prendergast and Sr. Laura Leming, FMI share their historical and sociological research on the vow of stability and reflect on what this vow has meant in their lives. Their stories can significantly influence our understanding of how the Marianist Charism empowers us to remain committed to birthing Christ in our world today by sharing the Marianist Charism with others and standing firm amid life’s challenges.

Podcast: Facilitating Connections - Meghann Naveau and Nancy Woeste

Meghann Naveau and Nancy Woeste are Lay Marianists who share about their experiences of serving on the temporalities committee of the Dayton Marianist Family Council and how that engagement positioned them to help the Marianist Family respond to needs within the City of Dayton. Tune in and be inspired to think about how the Marianist Family is calling you to be a catalyst for solidarity and the common good in your local context.

Podcast: Forming the Formators - The Nazareth Program (with Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI)

Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI professed first vows of June of 2008 and perpetual vows in 2013. She serves as the Vocation Director for the Daughters of Mary Immaculate amongst many other professional roles. In this episode of Sharing Our Marianist Stories, Sr. Nicole shares about her experience in Nairobi, Kenya as a participant in the Nazareth Program, a formation program for emerging formators within the Marianist Family.

Podcast: The Responsibility of Stewardship (Jon Watase and Laura Koonce)

Jon Watase and Laura Koonce are two staff members at Saint Louis School in Hawaii, a Marianist school serving boys in kindergarten through twelfth grade. In this episode of Sharing Our Marianist Stories they share about the impact of the agricultural program that Jon helped establish, how their lives have been impacted by the Marianist Family, and their experience of the 2023 Lay Marianist Assembly in St. Louis.

Community Meeting Kit: Seeking Justice and Inclusion for Women in the Church

People committed to building a more just social order are reminded that the Church must model the kind of just policies and structures that we seek to promote in the broader culture. This guide, created by the MSJC Women and Justice Team, is an introduction as to how we can seek justice and inclusion for women in the Catholic Church. This Community Meeting Kit was created in collaboration with the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative (MSJC).

Community Meeting Kit: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Communities for LGBTQ+ Persons

As Marianists, we are committed to supporting one another in the challenges of daily living and in working for the coming of the reign of justice. As individuals and as community we can help transform the lives of our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters through living lives of inclusion and love. Read on to learn more about how Marianists strive to create communities where all are welcomed and affirmed for who they are. This Community Meeting Kit was created in collaboration with the Marianist Social Justice Collaborative (MSJC).