About Society of Mary, Marists in the USA, Roman Catholic Priests, Brothers, and Laity
The Marists in the U.S.A.

The Society of Mary is composed of priests and brothers in seven provinces and four missionary districts around the world. In the United States, the Marists reach from East Coast to West Coast, and from our borders with Canada and Mexico.

We reach out to all people — especially those who feel alienated. We encourage the Church to unify in its diversity and to be transformed by the spirit of Mary. Our apostolic work takes us to parishes, schools and college campuses, prisons, hospitals, and missions in this country and overseas.

All Marists are missionary in character, desiring to serve God and bear the love of God for others.

Please contact us about any of our U.S. Locations: info@maristsociety.org

East to West, North to South

Marist Provincial House
Marist College
815 Varnum St. N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017

CENTERS

Marist Center
4408 8th Street N.E., Washington, DC 20017-2298

Marist Center of the West
625 Pine Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3210

Our Lady of Lourdes Center
698 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215-2594

PARISHES

Church of Saint Louis King of France
506 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2280

Holy Rosary Parish
35 Franklin St., Buckhannon, WV 26201-0848

Mater Dolorosa Parish
302 E. Main St., Paden City, WV 26159-1736

Notre Dame des Victoires Church
566 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108-3696

Our Lady of the Assumption Church
1350 Hearst Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319-2711

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
1711 E. 11th Ave., Tampa, FL 33605

San Felipe de Jesús Church
2215 Rancho Viejo Ave., Brownsville, TX 78526-8093

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGE MINISTRIES

Marist College
815 Varnum Street N.E., Washington, DC 20017-2199

Marist School
3790 Ashford-Dunwoody Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30319-1899

Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy
1300 Giddings Road, Pontiac, MI 48340

California Polytechnic and Cuesta College
Newman Catholic Center
1472 Foothill Blvd. San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

The Claremont Colleges
747 North Dartmouth Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711

Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry
901 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105

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As people of different backgrounds and cultures
were brought together
by the power and
message of the Spirit,
Mary seeks a community
today of one family,
everyone welcomed and
embraced by God.

HISTORY
Marists Essential to Development in Northeast Dioceses

Father Jean-Claude Colin, S.M.Under the direction of founder, Fr. Jean-Claude Colin, S.M., the Marists exercised their ministry at forming and sending missionary bands throughout France to help rebuild its shattered and broken Church.

By the 1880s, so many Marists had arrived in the United States that Pope Leo XIII gave the Society permission to establish an American Province in 1889.

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Marists in West Virginia
Marist Presence in the Missions of West Virginia since 1902

Lack of quick and sure communication in a mountainous country, as well as the scattered and isolated condition of Catholics in these sections gave rise to most of the problems and difficulties encountered by the pioneer priests in the early days.

Two diocesan priests, Fathers Gormely and DeLoan, were appointed successively to take care of all the Catholics who were sprinkled over a rough and then roadless territory of about 4,000 square miles.

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Society of Mary

"Our vocation is to go
from place to place."