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FamilyOnline January 2023

Taking the PULSE of Healthcare Growing up in Dayton, Ohio, Abby Shahady thought she knew the city well. “But serving as a Marianist PULSE volunteer this year has opened my eyes,” she said. “I feel like I have not truly lived in Dayton until now.” Abby, a 2022 University of Dayton graduate with a major …

FamilyOnline December 2022

Miracle on UD Street Ellie Borkowski with Remington Ellie Borkowski, a junior at University of Dayton (UD), wasn’t sure what to expect when she met her special buddy, Remington, a first grader, at the Christmas on Campus (COC) event held at UD on Dec. 8. They shared hot chocolate and pizza and played games where …

FamilyOnline November 2022

On behalf of the Marianist Province of the United States, we wish you a Blessed Thanksgiving. May you feel God’s divine presence as you gather with your loved ones to give thanks to our Lord. Click here for a Thanksgiving prayer from the Marianist Mission. Giving Thanks and Aid in Trying Times The annual hurricane …

FamilyOnline October 2022

Answering the Call Nancy Davies, Lay Marianist Affiliate, has seen her share of life’s ups and downs. “I’ve had some close calls physically and trials like most people,” she said. “But I try to hold onto the Cross of Jesus to guide me.” Nancy Davies Those trials include losing her husband, Ed, who passed away …

FamilyOnline September 2022

Modernizing Saints Through Art Ever wonder what the Marianist Founders would look like if they lived today? That was the question catalyzing a collaboration between the Marianist Lay Communities-North America (MLC-NA) and Gracie Morbitzer, an Ohio-based artist. “We wanted to explore new ways to have conversations about how the Marianist Movement was founded and what …

Peace

Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace Fr. Chaminade ministered in a time of fear, violence and division after the French Revolution and was influenced by the call for Fraternity, Liberty and Equality. We too, in this time of fear, violence, and division, must come together as a people of faith in need of healing …

Society of Mary to withdraw from St. Anthony’s Parish, Maui

The Society of Mary (Marianists,) an international congregation of Catholic priests and brothers, announced today that it is withdrawing from St. Anthony's Parish on the Hawaiian island of Maui, effective July 1, 2021. The departure results from multiple factors, including a declining and aging population of priests and brothers in the congregation. As part of …

Vows

Bro. Allen Pacquing Professes Perpetual Vows Bro. Allen Agpaoa Pacquing professed perpetual vows in the Society of Mary (Marianists) on Oct. 3, 2020, at Guadalupe Chapel on the campus of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. Fr. Oscar Vasquez, provincial of the Marianist Province of the United States, presided at the Eucharist and received …

USCCB and Voting

USCCB and Voting In preparation for the upcoming elections. The USCCB has release an updated version of Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship: A Call to Political Responsibility. Click here: https://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/upload/forming-consciences-for-faithful-citizenship.pdf

Ordination

SOCIETY OF MARY CELEBRATES TWO ORDINATIONS On Aug. 22, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, the Marianist Province of the United States celebrated the ordinations of Fr. Michael Chiuri, S.M., and Fr. Brandon Paluch, S.M., during a Mass at Our Lady of the Pillar Parish in St. Louis. Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, bishop …