(Societas Mariae; Society of Mary; not to be confused with Marists*). RC cong. founded Bordeaux, Fr., 1817/18 (recognized by pope 1865, 1891) by Guillaume Joseph Chaminade (17611850) to oppose religious indifference; besides vowing poverty, chastity, and obedience, mems. vow stability in service of Mary; devoted to educ. Daughters of Mary (Marianist Sisters; Cong. of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate; Filiae Mariae), a Marianist offshoot, was founded 1816 Agen, Fr.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission
Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.
Content Reproduced with Permission