NACMS has classified our publications by level to aid you in finding material most helpful to you:

  • Basic for those new to the Marianist world and having little or no prior knowledge of Marianist history or the Marianist charism
  • Intermediate for those who have some knowledge and understanding of things Marianist
  • Advanced for those who have significant knowledge and understanding of things Marianist and want to go deeper
  • Resource materials, including prayers, activities, and reflections for individuals and groups
  • Reference materials, including source documents and compendia

Our Marianist Heritage

Joseph Stefanelli, SM, discusses Father Chaminade’s spirituality, its scriptural and historical underpinnings, Mary and some of her titles, and the concept of community within the institute and within the Church as a whole.

Promise and the Path: Starting and Sustaining Marianist Communities

. . . a resource for community meetings. The structure of each chapter has a nice balance of personal story, solid Marianist formation, and well-thought out discussion questions.

Whose Wine Is It? Reflections on the Relationship Between Marianist Religious Communities and Marianist Lay Communities

Framed by the scripture and images of the wedding feast at Cana (John 2:10), Brother Glodek explores the relationship of Marianist laity and Marianist religious men and women.

Things Marianist: What Do You Mean, Community is Gift and Task?

Isabella Moyer reminds us that community is both a safe place for maturation and fellowship and a Gospel challenge to be shared with the world.

Things Marianist: What Are Chaminade's Principles for Community Building?

Brother Thomas F. Giardino, SM, develops four principles that guided the thought and practical wisdom of Father Chaminade's world-changing approach to community.

Things Marianist (Full Set of 15 Issues)

Buy a full set of Things Marianist, 15 issues in total, and save.

Habits for the Journey: A Mystical and Political Spirituality for Small Christian Communities

"Habits for the Journey" presents a spirituality for Small Christian Communities.

Commentary on the Rule of Life of the Society of Mary

This book includes 52 articles that reflect the major themes in the life of Marianist religious.
MSP 2.0 2018-2019

Opening the Doors of Hospitality and Creating Community: A One Day Retreat

Using scripture references of Mary’s mother-son relationship with Jesus, Joan McGuinness Wagner, as part of MSP 2.0, reminds us of the importance of hospitality, including in unlikely places. McGuinness Wagner ponders hospitality’s three essential components: giving, receiving, and transforming.

Episode 9: Marianist Lessons from Rough Patches (Linda Zappacosta and Brad Leger)

Listen to Brad interview Linda about her life as a Marianist and some things she learned about God, herself, and Marianist community after her struggle with illness.

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