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.

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Mary - like in its approach.

» Dedicated to universal mission

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Intentions for September 2013

Intentions for September 2013 - Let us unite in prayer

-For the closure of a pending case with fair judgment

-For a stable job to support the family

-For a young lady with severe pain in the spine and leg

-For irresponsible heads of families to give up their bad habits: drinking, wasting money and ill treating wives

-For students with poor memory, grace to be focused in their pursuits

-For the elderly and the sick to surrender to the ways of the Lord

-For the safety and security of women and children

-For the gift of a child

-For teachers to support and encourage the weak and less talented ones

-For the political situation in Egypt, Syria and other countries

-That Bl. Mother Theresa inspire the religious and laity to love the less fortunate

-For the youth to be willing to answer God’s call to religious life

-Let us pray for peace in our world and in our hearts –Pope Francis

General prayer intention: “That people today, often overwhelmed by noise, may discover the value of silence and listen to the voice of God and their brothers and sisters.”

Mission intention: “That by opening our hearts to love we may put an end to the numerous wars and conflicts; that Christians suffering persecution in many parts of the world  may by their witness be prophets of Christ’s love.”

“... We have started building the 2nd floor of the house. Pray for Gods guidance/protection and blessings to complete the project. I have further 4 months for my confirmation (new promotion) Pray for Gods guidance/protection and blessings to do my job. Pray for good health and continuously keep my wife, my daughter and myself in your prayers because really we live by god’s grace. Pray for my sisters two children’s for good health.  You all in my daily prayers .thank you”

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