Adèle, Aristocrat for the Poor

Father Joseph Stefanelli, SM writes a brief-yet-encompassing story of the intriguing life of Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon.
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Founders Coloring Pages

Great resources for children or for your inner-child . . . color pictures of each of the three Marianist Founders
Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon

Twelve Days of Christmas

Adèle's prayerful words for the Twelve Days of Christmas.

Community Meeting Kits

Welcome to Marianist Community Meeting Kits. These kits include all you need for a community meeting on a Marianist topic: an opening prayer, program material (articles, podcasts, videos), reflection questions, and a final blessing.

Episode 6: Story of a Friendship: Mother Adèle and Jeanne Diché

This episode is a re-creation--through fictionalized letters--of Adèle's relationship and collaboration with her best friend, Jeanne Diché.

In Adèle Words, no. 3: Solidarity with the Poor

The Saragossa Community of the Marianist Sisters' Province of Spain invites you to follow in the footsteps of Adèle and Pope Francis and stand in solidarity with the poor.

Hosanna!

For those who love a good newspaper feel, "Hosanna!", a six-issue series dedicated to the cause of Adèle's beatification, written in 1957-58, makes for a great morning read, especially with a cup of coffee or tea. "Hosanna!" is packed with short nuggets of wisdom about the Founder of the Marianist Sisters.

In Adèle's Words, no. 2: This Is the Favorable Time

Using the words of Adèle and Pope Francis, Sister Blanca Jamar, FMI, has crafted a resource for reflection and prayer as we prepare for Adèle's beatification.
Caitlin Cipolla-McCulloch

A Witness of Love: Examining the Correspondence of Four Nonviolent Activists

In "A Witness of Love," Caitlin Cipolla-McCulloch writes: "This message of radical love is at the root of nonviolence in the Christian tradition . . . it is central to the lives of four correspondents, William Joseph Chaminade, Adèle de Batz de Trenquelléon, Dorothy Day, and Thomas Merton."

The Marianist Founders and Social Justice

Felipe Melcher, SM, has assembled useful quotes from Marianist sources that pertain to key elements of how Marianists view social justice.

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