Visit of Fr. Rozario Menezes SMM
Rev. Fr. Rozario Menezes SMM is appointed as the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lae, Papua New Guinea. Rev. Fr. Rozario Menezes SMM is an Indian Montfort Missionary who has been serving the Church in PNG since May 2000. He was born in 1969 in Virajpet, Coorg district of the Diocese of Mysore
Tercentenary Celebration of the Death of St. Louis de Montfort, in Gitega, Burundi.
To mark this great event of the Congregation, the Montfort Missionaries, the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel, the Institute of the Militants of the Blessed Virgin, and the Associates (Friends of Montfort, Members of the Legion of Mary, Mary Queen of All Hearts Fraternity, etc) organized a Triduum in honor of St. Louis-Marie de Montfort. Read More….
Paid Holiday for Domestic Workers on International Domestic Workers Day
Domestic Workers keep our homes going. Thanks to them, we are able to go out to work doubling the income of our families.
Yet, they are invisible, under paid and discriminated. We often hear stories of these workers not being allowed to use the toilets they clean in our homes; not allowed to use the lift in our apartments; given left over and often stale food; under paid and over worked… Read More ……
State Government Launches Pilot Project for Domestic Workers with MSI Collaboration
The Government of Telangana has set in motion a pilot project at Sankeshwar Bazaar, Hyderabad, to empower Domestic Workers in the State, in collaboration with Montfort Social Institute. An initiative of Mr. Somesh Kumar IAS, Principal Secretary Tribal Welfare and MSI, the idea is to provide identity, entitlements and skills to domestic workers in the State. Read More……
Pilgrimage on the footsteps of St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort:
It was a blessed and God-given opportunity for the 23 Indian Brothers with the guidance and assistance of three French Brothers, an assistant general, Bro. K.M. Joseph and with two Indian Brothers of the International Community who made their pilgrimage on the footsteps of their Founder in the places that are associated to Montfort’s spirituality and to the places of his missions during the period of two weeks. Read More…….
How to better prepare the Feast of St. Louis-Marie de Montfort, on his Tercentenary, than dedicate three days to deepen Montfortian Spirituality? This is what several hundreds of people did, their number keeping increasing day after day, until counting 400 faithful on the last day, from a great number of nationalities. Our Congregations welcomed, of course, Pilgrims from India, Thailand, Canada, Congo, Italy, Malaysia, Haiti… as well as lay people from Denmark, Ireland, Poland, Switzerland, Colombia, without forgetting France, mainly from the neighbourhood of St. Laurent-sur-Sèvre. Read More…….
Welcome to the Family of the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel:
Sitagarah, India: April 25, 2016, is marked as a memorable day in the history of the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel, because the family is blessed with 14 young Brothers who willingly said “YES” to work in the vineyard of the Lord. It is indeed a precious gift from the Lord as the family is celebrating its Tercentenary. Read more…..
Feast of Annunciation:
The transfer of the Feast of the Annunciation from March 25 to April 4, because of coincidence with Good Friday, did not prevent the Montfortian Family, in Rome, from celebrating its Patronal Feast with joy and fervour in the context of Easter. Read more….