Board Resources

The resources below are provided to assist staff and Board formation in the Champagnat Marist charism and spirituality

 Commissioning Liturgy

This can be used for new Board members.  Open and download

 Champagnat Marist Charism and Spirituality   

Charism and Spirituality 1 – a brief explanation about the concepts of charism and spirituality including the Elements of Spirituality and Pillars of the Charism.  Open and download


Charism 2 – an outline of the relationship between the Charism, Mission and Schools.  Open and download  

Champagnat Marist Lay

A link to two documents about Lay Champagnat Marists:  Open and download

Gathered Around the Same Table

Champagnat Movement of the Marist Family


Making Jesus Christ known and loved in Mary’s way

A series of reflections sourced from our care documents on various aspects of our Champagnat Marist charism and spirituality.  They can be used for staff or Board reflections.  The reflections were initially developed by the Mission and Life Team in Australia. 

  1. The Marist Project  PDF
  2. Marcellin Champagnat  PDF
  3. Our Marist Way  PDF
  4. In the Way of Mary  PDF
  5. Our Marist Mission  PDF
  6. Champagnat Marist Spirituality  PDF
  7. Around the Same Table  PDF
  8. Family Spirit  PDF
  9. Presence  PDF
  10. Love of Work  PDF
  11. Simplicity  PDF
  12. Amongst the Young  PDF
  13. A Future of Audacity and Hope  PDF
  14. God’s Presence and Love PDF
  15. Trust in God  PDF
  16. Love of Jesus and His Gospel  PDF
St Marcellin Champagnat SM

Fourviere – an article which outlines the beginning of the Marist project.  Open and download

What motivated Marcellin? – some quotes from St Marcellin about the origins of the Marist Brothers.  Open and download

Events in Marcellin’s Life – identifies some significant moments in the life of St Marcellin.  Open and download



Champagnat Marist School – these resources give an overview of the identity of a Champagnat Marist school and the aims of religious education. 

Identity and Ethos of a Champagnat Marist School   Open and download


Religious Education in a Champagnat Marist School   Open and download



Champagnat Marist School in New Zealand and the Pacific – a brief outline of the establishment of Marist education.  Open and download


Meeting Prayers – a selection of prayers for use in meetings on various Marist themes.  Open and download


Contacts and Links   Open and download