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.

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Maundy Thursday 2017


              Pope at Audience: ‘With You Christ, I Can Always Hope’

The prisoners at Paliano fortress would least have thought of an event of this stature. The head of the Church deciding to wash the feet of prisoners belonging to diferent categories. Can this compassionate gesture keep their change of heart far behind? Identifying with and assuring them hope of liberation Our Holy father is  a pastor par excellence. Let us thank and pray god for him.