May 2023
May is the month of Mary, a time of inspiration and growth. As nature blossoms around us, NACMS is also full of activity. Keep scrolling to find out more about our upcoming Marianists Write Now!: Writing Our Magnificats, the newest podcast episode with Brother David Betz, SM, and exciting news about our Head Librarian, Brother Andrew Kosmowski, SM!

The NACMS Magnificat Series culminates on May 19-20 with a Marianists Write Now! virtual writing workshop. Each participant in this Zoom workshop will write their own Magnificat and spend time in prayer and small-group discussion.

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In this episode of Sharing Our Marianist Stories, Gabby Bibeau interviews David Betz, SM about his role in promoting the Marianist Saints in the United States. Brother David shares about the Marianist religious and laypeople on the path to sainthood, the process of canonization, and the possibility of a US-born Marianist having their cause introduced.
Brother Andrew Becomes President of the Catholic Library Association

Andrew Kosmowski, SM, NACMS Librarian, was installed as President of the Catholic Library Association (CLA). He has been an active member of the organization since graduating from the University of Missouri with an MA in Library Science. He has served as vice chair and then chair of the academic library, archives, and library education section, and Brother Andrew has presented at CLA conferences and participated in cataloging roundtables.
Established in 1921, the Catholic Library Association (CLA) is an international membership organization, providing its members professional development through educational and networking experiences, publications, scholarships, and other services. The Catholic Library Association coordinates the exchange of ideas, provides a source of inspirational support and guidance in ethical issues related to librarianship, and offers fellowship for those who seek, serve, preserve, and share the word in all its forms.
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