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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)...

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...

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...

A Synopsis of Canonical Visit to the Philippines

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – In line with the Continental Mission Year of Montfort Missionaries in Asia and Oceania 2022 and with the aim to visit and see the present situation of the conferrers and collaborators of the Montfortians here in the Philippines, Rev. Fr. Luiz Augusto STEFANI, SMM, the Superior General of the Montfort Missionaries, scheduled his canonical visitation to all the SMM communities...

“Sustained by the Mercy and Grace of God”- Montfortians welcome two new deacons

MAKATI CITY, Philippines - The missionaries of the Company of Mary welcomed two new deacons, namely: Armel R. COLLANTES, SMM, and Samuel M. GONZALES, SMM. The Ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacons was held last October 9, 2022, at 5 o’clock in the afternoon. The Ordination took place at Sta. Teresita Parish, Makati where it was led by Most Rev. Dennis C. VILLAROJO D.D., Bishop of Malolos...
John Carlo Garde | 14 Oct 2022

Incarnating God’s Generosity to Everyone: Celebration of the Feast Day of St. Louis-Marie de Montfort in the Philippines

DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines – As a Christian virtue, generosity is the propensity of the mind and heart to offer oneself spontaneously, get through to others with attention and affection, and aspire for the collective welfare of others. Christian generosity is first and foremost an expression of God's goodness towards us human beings. By this, our humanness is preserved, our spirituality is enhanced, and we become more like Christ, whose generosity flows from His divine love. In fact, the epitome of God's generosity is Jesus' incarnation into the world through the virginal womb of Mary...

Consecrated and Renewed Montfortian Family: Celebrating the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

QUEZON CITY, Philippines - What distinguishes delightful spiritualities from one another is that individuals delve too deeply into Christ's mystery to have an all-encompassing perspective on their vital components that outweighs the inadvertent attributes depicting a specific event or cultural milieu. This has become plausible of Montfort's spirituality, which is entrenched mainly in the supreme mystery of Incarnation...

Montfortians attend First AMQAH and TTJers Renewal in Two Years

CEBU CITY, Philippines - On the afternoon of March 25, 2022, around 60 Association of Mary Queen of All Hearts (AMQAH) members and Totus Tuus Journeyers (TTJers), together with the Daughters of Wisdom (DW), were eager to attend the Renewal of Consecration to Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Wisdom through the Hands of Mary at Montfort Mission House in Minglanilla, Cebu. It was the first one in two years since the pandemic began. In addition to that, this was also the annual gathering of all members of AMQAH and the TTJers...

Walking Along the Margins with St. Joseph: A Lenten Recollection with Mary and St. Joseph

QUEZON CITY, Philippines - After two years of non-physical activities, the Montfort Spirituality Center, headed by Rev. Fr. Federick YUMANG, SMM, along with the lay associates of Mary, Queen of All Hearts, opened its doors to the lay faithful on a Lenten Recollection with Mary and St. Joseph last March 19, 2022. The theme was “Walking Along the Margins with St. Joseph” with Rev. Fr. Mauricio “Mau” Ulep, CMF as its recollection master...

Three-day Delegation Assembly 2022

QUEZON CITY, Philippines - On February 7-9, 2022, the perpetually professed members of the SMM Philippine Delegation gathered together at the delegation house in New Manila, Quezon City for the delegation assembly. They came from the different communities in Cebu, Dagupan City, Bulacan, Makati City and Quezon City.
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