Marianist Spirit


Welcome to the Marianist Family! We are a big, joyful, prayerful, diverse crew that extends across the United States and across the globe.We’re happy you’re here among us, and we invite you to catch the Marianist Family spirit!
1 GRAB A GLIMPSE: Check out thisĀ infographic for a quick snapshot of the who, what, when and where of the Marianist Family.
2 EMBRACE HISTORY: How did this all start? Find out here.
3 READ ALL ABOUT US: Check out our monthly newsletter FamilyOnline for the latest news and resources. For more in-depth stories, read ALIVE, the Marianist magazine. Subscribe for free!
4 PRAY: Join us in the traditional “Three O’clock Prayer,” which is prayed daily at Marianist ministries around the world. It is a way for us to “gather in spirit at the foot of the cross.”
5 JOIN THE CELEBRATION: The Society of Mary (Marianist brothers and priests) and Daughters of Mary Immaculate (Marianist Sisters) are celebrating their bicentennials! Learn more!
6 GET INSPIRED: A French priest, Blessed William Joseph Chaminade (1761-1850), is the founder of the Marianist Family. Read and reflect on a collection of his quotes.
7 MEET YOUR PARTNERS: The Marianists sponsor a host of vital ministries, including high schools, universities and retreat centers. Be sure to learn aboutĀ partner ministries in the Marianist Family.
8 EXPLORE: What does it mean to be a Marianist school? It starts with the “Characteristics of Marianist Education.”
DIVE DEEPER: The North American Center for Marianist Studies (NACMS) provides publications and programs offering an in-depth understanding of Marianist history, teachings and spirituality.
10 DISCOVER YOUR VOCATION: Is God calling you? Learn what it means to become a Marianist brother or priest, a Marianist Sister, or a Lay Marianist.

CJ Mass