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


Intentions for October,2013


Intentions for October 2013 from

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

-For the gift of a child and peace in number of families

-For good health, peace and joy in families

-Liberation from occult practices, biases and discrimination

-For the dignity and security of women and children in general

-For the heads of families to be responsible

-For a peaceful settlement between war torn countries

-For the safety and good relationship between India and neighbouring countries

- For the innumerable victims of disaster and their helpless survivors

-For the Franciscans throughout the world - they be evangelical messengers

-For each person to listen to and follow the guidance of the guardian angel


Apostleship of Prayer:

 People in Despair. That those feeling so crushed by life that they wish to end it may sense the nearness of God's love.

World Mission Day. That the celebration of World Mission Day may help all Christians realize that we are not only receivers but proclaimers of God's Word.



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