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At 90, Fr. John McCann Returned and Celebrated Masses at his Alma Mater

NEW YORK, USA - St. Martin of Tours School in Amityville invited a special guest to help observe Catholic Schools Week on the first week of February 2017. Montfort Father John McCann, SMM a 1939 graduate of St. Martin's, was invited by parish pastor, Father Gerard Gordon, to celebrate the opening and closing Masses. Father McCann, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday, was the first St. Martin's graduate to...
15 Feb 2017

Delegation Assembly

NEW MANILA, Philippines - The Montfort Missionaries in the Philippines held their Delegation General Assembly on February 1 to 2, 2017 at New Manila, Quezon City. It was attended by perpetually professed members while the temporary professed members and the novices were asked to be present on the first day. The assembly was presided by the delegation superior, Fr. Richard J. Magararu. The purpose of the...

A Night with St. Louis-Marie de Montfort: A Dinner for a Cause

QUEZON CITY, Philippines - The SMM Philippine Delegation celebrated the commemoration of the birth of our holy founder, St. Louis-Marie de Montfort through a very special event called: “A Night with St. Louis-Marie de Montfort, A Dinner for a Cause”. It was also in line with the Tercentenary Celebration of the Death of Montfort that we are going to close in April this year in Cebu...

Rev. Fr. Mario BELOTTI – The New Provincial Superior of Italy

ROME, Italy - The confreres of the Italian Province of the Company of Mary, gathered for the provincial chapter at the Curia Generalizia on January 3 to 7, 2017, and have elected Rev. Fr. Mario Belotti as their new Provincial superior on Friday, January 6, 2017, the feast day of the Epiphany of the Lord. Fr. Mario Belotti was born on January 26, 1948 at Grumello del Monte, Bergamo, Italy. He made his first vows on...

Our Visit to the House of Charity (Children Home) in the Month of the Rosary

NAIROBI, Kenya - October is known as the “Month of the Rosary” in the Catholic Church. Throughout the month, all the faithful are encouraged to pray the rosary in their religious communities, families, Small Christian Communities (SCCs) and in various prayer groups. In Montfort’s view, the rosary is a wonderfully secret way of knowing Mary and finding Jesus through her. This is so, because when we are...

The First Session of Provincial Chapter of the Indonesian Province

BANDUNG, Indonesia - The first session of provincial chapter of the Indonesian Province designated as a preparation for general chapter of the company of Mary was held in Villa Deo Gratias Lembang, Bandung, Indonesia, on November 17 to 19, 2016. This chapter begun with a three-day retreat animated by father Paulus Wiryono SJ, entitled “Revitalization of self-identity in the Mission of the Church...
Fr. Anton Tensi, SMM | 29 Dec 2016

“LAKBAY MONTFORTANO” - Montfortian Walk 2016

BULACAN, Philippines - The Montfortian Mission in San Jose del Monte City, Bulacan continues to touch the lives of our lay faithful. The fruit of its untiring evangelization brought us new hope for a possible opening of the quasi-parish which will be entrusted to the Montfort Fathers. Earlier this 2016, through the efforts of the SMM Bulacan Community and the parish priest of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish...
Armel Collantes | 28 Dec 2016

Fr Santino, Sr Louise and Bro John Meet with Pope Francis

Vatican City - On September 21, 2016 during a public audience, Fr Santino Brembilla, Sr Louise Madore and Bro John Kallarackal had the opportunity to greet Pope Francis as part of the Tercentenary Celebration of the death of St Louis Marie de Montfort. On that occasion our three general superiors...
23 Sep 2016

Tercentenary Celebration in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The 300th death anniversary of St. Louis De Montfort is worth commemorating. The Montfortian Family in the Philippines, namely: Montfort Missionaries, Daughters of Wisdom, the Brothers of Saint Gabriel and Associates combined all efforts to set out a three day program to make...
Adrian S. Acosta | 05 Sep 2016

Consecration and First Religious Profession of Brothers Samuel, Lester, Athanasius and Laurent in the Company of Mary

QUEZON CITY, Philippines - Every man who is engaged to a woman looks forward to the day of his wedding. During the period of engagement, he looks at his lover with the eyes of truth. His heart and mind are all given to his lover because he wants to know both her likes and dislikes. He tries as much as...

A Journey Towards a New Church; New Life: The Basic Ecclesial Communities Of St. Louis-Marie Grignion De Montfort Parish, Dagupan City

DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines - After a very fruitful Facilitators’ Training and Workshop on the Basic Ecclesial Community for the active lay leaders of the Parish of St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort, Dagupan City, everyone was enthusiastic to begin the mission.
On June 26, 2016, Sunday, the BEC Facilitators were officially ‘sent’ through the celebration of the Holy Eucharist at Bolosan. It was presided by the...
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