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Assembly of Lay Associates of Madagascar with the General Council

TAMATAVE, Madagascar - « Feno fiderana Anao izahay ry Ray ô.. Noho ny soa sesehena ‘zay nafafinao ho anay..misaotra Anao re… » literally meaning “We praise You Lord and give You thanks for all Your benefits...”. This is the song which the members of the Montfortian Lay associates known as Association Marie Reine des Cœurs (AMRC) of Madagascar welcomed the Superior General, Fr. Luiz Augusto STEFANI, SMM, and the Assistant General responsible for Africa-Madagascar, Fr. Félix Mabvuto PHIRI, SMM, on Friday, November 04, 2022 at the Sacred Heart Parish in Tamatave, Madagascar...

Montfortian Marian Days

FÁTIMA, Portugal - On October 22 and 23, after the suspension due to Covid 19, the Marian Montfortian Days returned. The meeting organized by the Montfort Missionaries, mainly by Fathers Carlos VIEIRA, Luís OLIVEIRA and Amílcar TAVARES, took place at the Conceptionist Sisters of Fatima...
Paulo VICTORIA | 11/11/2022

Canonical Visit of the General with the Lay Associates in Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar - It was a great pleasure that marked the meeting between the members of the Montfortian Lay associates known as Association Marie Reine des Cœurs (AMRC) of Antsobolo and the Superior General, Father Luiz Augusto STEFANI, SMM, and the Assistant General, Father Felix Mabvuto PHIRI, SMM on Thursday afternoon, October 20, 2022. Another meeting of AMRC of Andraisoro was on Sunday, October 23, 2022...

Montfort Yuva Milana 2022 in the vice province of India

BANGALORE, India - Yuva Milana is the gathering of the brothers from all the formation houses of the vice-province of India. It is the time that all the students from the different communities await to gather to participate and enjoy the presence of the others from the same congregation. This year, the Yuva milana (gathering of the young) took place in Maria Bhavan, the mother house of Montfort Missionaries, India on 22nd and 23rd of October 2022 with lot of enthusiasm. It is a two-day programme which was conducted with all the activities, spiritual, physical, intellectual and cultural...
Fr. Prem KUMAR, SMM | 31/10/2022

International Montfortian Marian Congress (IMMC)

BENGALURU, India - On 16 October 2022, the IMMC, entitled: “LISTENING FOR LIFE: The Share of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, in the Healing Power of Listening”, was inaugurated by invoking the Holy Spirit. Maria Bhavan Brothers sang a hymn to the Holy Spirit. Followed by the MC of the day Bro. Abhi, SMM on behalf of the Marian Centre-Bangaluru, invited Fr. Deepak JOSEPH, SMM to welcome the entire assembly along with the dignitaries (about 300 persons consist of Priests, Religious and the Montfort Associates). The resource persons were welcomed with a shawl and a garland by the Director of Marian Centre...

Perpetual Profession of Bros. Armel and Samuel, SMM

QUEZON CITY, Philippines - In celebration of the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, Scholastics Armel R. COLLANTES, SMM and Samuel M. GONZALES, SMM made their perpetual profession of the religious vows in the Congregation of the Company of Mary, in the chapel of Mary, Queen of All Hearts at Montfort Center for Spirituality in Sct. Madriñan, West Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City...

Totus Tuus Journey Launched in the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – With its aim to spread the Montfortian spirituality on the island of Mindanao, and to reciprocate the positive response of Archbishop Jose CABANTAN, D.D., the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, to prepare the legionaries to consecrate themselves to Jesus through Mary, the Philippine Delegation of Montfort Missionaries through the Montfort Center of Spirituality...

Two new apostolic communities for the Province of Italy

ITALY - The Superior General recently authorized the opening of two new communities for the Province of Italy. Following a long discernment and in response to wanting to "dare to risk for God and humanity", the Italian Province has in fact accepted to engage in the pastoral unit "Val del Riso" in the diocese of Bergamo and the sanctuary "Madonna di Caravaggio in Codogno”, in the diocese of Lodi. These two new foundations are placed in the spirit of the 350th anniversary of the birth of Montfort and the 75th anniversary of his canonization...

A Day in the Company of the Montfortian Collaborators

BULACAN, Philippines – In the spirit of the continental mission year of Asia and Oceania, the Montfortian Missionary priests hosted a Planning and Retreat on August 19 and 20, 2022 at the Montfort House of Prayer in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan with their collaborators and lay associates. The purpose of the event was to summarize and reiterate the Continental Mission Year Conference that the SMM priests had attended in Indonesia as well as to strengthen the bond to spread the spirituality together with the lay collaborators...
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