Spirit

10 Easy ways to catch the Marianist Family 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 this 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 about 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.