The first missionary religious congregation for women in the history of the Church and the world is the Institute of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary founded in 1877 by BL. Mary of the Passion, now in the 139th year of its course.

Franciscan in its essence.
Missionary in its services
Mary - like in its approach.

» Dedicated to universal mission

» Seek strength from the Eucharist

» And offer ourselves in challenging services


The machine !

                                    GRANDPARENTS' ANSWERING MACHINE


Good morning . . . 

At present we are not at home, But you may leave your message after you hear the beep.


"Beeeeeppp ...."


If you are one of our children, dial 1

and then select the option from 1 to 5 in order of "Birth Arrival" so we know who it is.

If you need us to stay with the children, press 2

If you want to borrow the car, press 3

If you want us to wash your clothes and do ironing, press 4

If you want the grandchildren to sleep here tonight, press 5

If you want us to pick up the kids at school, press 6

If you want us to prepare a meal for Sunday or to have it delivered to your home, press 7

If you want to come to eat here, press 8

If you need money, press 9

 If you are going to invite us to dinner or take us to the theatre, start talking ...

                                                                   "WE ARE LISTENING"...


   Grandparents add new sense to our life; they are not a nuisance.

                         They deserve to be cherished and respected