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The Message for the Golden Jubilee Year of India

BANGALORE, India - “It is through the most Blessed Virgin Mary that Jesus Christ came into the world, and it is also through her that he will reign in the world,” says St. Louis-Marie de Montfort, our founder, and it’s through the blessing of Mother Mary that the Montfort Missionaries were led to India in 1973. It’s a land, where one experiences the divine milieu in cities and villages alike...

Walking Together - A Shared Missionary Experience

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - One of the most intimate opportunities inscribed in the heart of every Montfortian missionary, those among others who work together in PNG, is the authentic sharing of missionary life. This was keenly felt on Friday, December 16, 2022, as part of an Entity Assembly in Port Moresby. Every missionary who works in this country known especially as the homeland of a certain species of "bird of paradise", has had the opportunity to express what he had in his heart filled with simplicity and brotherly love...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 19/12/2022

Priestly Ordination in DR Congo

BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo - Called by God to Montfortian religious and priestly life, it was on 6th November 2022 that Deacon Ephrem KULONDWA MUDERWA SMM was ordained a priest in the Cathedral church of Bukavu, by the imposition from the hands of His Excellency Monsignor Francois-Xavier MAROY RUSENGO, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

The future belongs to you – Cardinal John Ribat

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea – On Thursday, December 15, 2022, the Blessing Mass of the “Montfortian House of Prayer” took place in Bomana, Port Moresby, PNG, by Cardinal John RIBAT, MSC, Archbishop of Port Moresby. This community which is a house of formation for the candidates of the General Delegation of PNG of the Montfortian Missionaries is located in the complex of the Catholic Theological Institute (ITC) where these candidates study Philosophy and Theology...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 16/12/2022

A Visit to Daru and Kiunga Regions

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Activities for the Canonical Visit of the General Administration of the Montfort Missionaries and the Closing of the Continental Mission Year (CMY) of Asia and Oceania are continuing in Papua New Guinea (PNG). In this second week (7-12 December 2022), the Superiors from Asia and Oceania and the General Administration paid a visit to the Daru-Kiunga Diocese in the Western Province...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 15/12/2022

Response to a Call: GIVE FOOD AND FEED THE HUNGRY

CEBU CITY, Philippines - Last December 4, 2022, a gift-giving and feeding program was conducted at Kabangkalan, Tuburan, Cebu City, the current mission area of the Itinerant Mission Team of Montfort Missionaries, namely Fr. Lester C. BONETE, SMM and Fr. Ronald B. BARUELA, SMM. It was indeed a grace-filled moment for the community of Kabangkalan as they entered the Second Sunday of Advent and heard the voice of John the Baptist saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near…Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.” (Mt. 3:2-3)...

The Montfortian Community in Poland

CZĘSTOCHOWA, Poland - Last November 22, at Częstochowa, the Brothers of Saint Gabriel, represented by their Vicar General, Br. Dionigi TAFFARELLO, and the Montfort Missionaries of the Italian Province, represented by the Provincial Fr. Mario BELOTTI, SMM and the bursar, Fr. Angelo SORTI, SMM, signed the deed of transfer of ownership of a house located at about two kilometers away from the Holy Cross Basilica where the most famous icon of the Black Madonna is kept and venerated...

Consecration for 18 Montfort Associates

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar - On December 4, 2022, after a month of preparation, “Montfortian month”, 18 lay people; members of the Associate Marie Reine des Cœurs Antsobolo, joyfully and courageously made their consecration to Jesus through the hands of Mary. The gracious occasion took place at the Immaculate Conception Antsobolo parish where the Montfortians work...

PNG Delegation prepares for the Closing Events of the Continental Mission Year

PORT MORESBY, PNG - On Friday, December 2, 2022, the confreres at the Montfortian Formation House of Bomana, and several parishioners and confreres at the Saint Martin de Porres Parish in Morata, all in Port Moresby, got up early and got busy to organize everything to welcome a Montfortian Delegation that landed at the airport of the capital city of Papua New Guinea. There was the Assistant General, Fr. Wismick JEAN-CHARLES, SMM who came from Rome and Fr. Shibi, SMM (Councillor, representing Fr. Peter MASCARENHAS, SMM, the Vice-Provincial) who came from Bangalore...
Dolaa DHANUSH | 5/12/2022
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