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Rev. André Fétis elected XV Superior General of the Society of Mary

July 20, 2018

Rev. André Fétis (Côte d’Ivoire), was elected as the XV Superior General of the Society of Mary at the XXXV General Chapter in Rome, Italy, Friday, July 20. He succeeds Rev. Manuel Cortés (Spain), who completed his second term as the XIV Superior General.

The XXXV General Chapter runs from July 8-29, 2018 and includes 33 delegates representing 18 units of the Society of Mary. Six capitulants from the Marianist Province of the United States are representing the province—the largest delegation in the General Chapter.

Fétis previously visited the Casa María Community in February 2009, attended a community Mass and played an ‘ukulele and ipu heke (Hawaiian gourd drum).

Marianist Province Assembly – Recap Final Day

July 2, 2018

Brother Mark Motz, S.M., national vocation director and former member of the Casa María Marianist Community, shares highlights from the final day of the Province Assembly in St. Louis, July 1.

Marianist Province Assembly – Recap Day 3

July 2, 2018

Brother Mark Motz, S.M., national vocation director and former member of the Casa María Marianist Community, shares highlights from Day 3 of the Province Assembly in St. Louis, June 30.

Marianist Province Assembly – Day 2 Recap

July 2, 2018

Brother Mark Motz, S.M., national vocation director and former member of the Casa María Marianist Community, shares highlights from Day 2 of the Province Assembly in St. Louis, June 29.

Marianist Province Assembly – Day 1 Recap

July 2, 2018

Brother Mark Motz, S.M., national vocation director and former member of the Casa María Marianist Community, shares daily of the Province Assembly in St. Louis, June 28-July 1.

Brothers celebrate Memorial Day with Holy Rosary Community

May 28, 2018

The Casa María Marianist Community celebrated the official beginning of the summer season with a Memorial Day barbecue hosted by the Holy Rosary Community, Monday, May 28. In the video, Brother Mark Motz, S.M., shares what is on the menu and why it was important for both communities — which are about 100 yards apart — to celebrate this holiday together.

Brother Joseph Kurt Nugent, S.M., professes first vows

May 20, 2018

Congratulations to Brother Joseph Kurt Nugent, S.M., who professed his first vows in the Society of Mary, Province of the U.S., during Mass at Queen of Apostles Chapel at Mount St. John in Dayton, Saturday, May 19, 2018.

The Rev. Bill Meyer, S.M., provincial assistant for religious life, celebrated the Eucharist and The Rev. Chris Wittmann, S.M., director of novices, was the Homilist. Brother Joe Kamis, S.M., assistant provincial, received the vows.

A reception and dinner followed at the Daniel J. Curran Place on the campus of the University of Dayton.

Joseph was an aspirant with the Casa María community in 2013-14. (Video: 9:53)