End of the School Year!

"My first year in seminary is over," reports Br. Josh, MIC, "and I am enjoying a peaceful interlude before the next school year begins."

"God is always present"

"I want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. I am very thankful to our Marian Fathers Congregation, the Polish province and the American province, and our very generous donors. They understand the need very well. They understand that we are walking together along the road to victory."

The Church's greatest need? Your prayers

"We may think that our prayers or sacrifices do not make much of a difference, but we would be in error," says Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC. "Jesus instructed St. Faustina that her prayers and sacrifices saved more souls than missionary priests through their preaching alone."

Our Founder on the Feast of the Visitation, May 31

According to the Marian Founder, St. Stanislaus Papczynski, Mary, the Mother of God, gives us an example at the Visitation (feast day: May 31) of how we ought to strive for perfection. 

My First Marathon!

The day of the marathon has finally arrived for Br. Josh, MIC. It begins at 4:30 in the morning.

On this day: The Dedication of the National Shrine!

It all began with a mission - and Marian Helpers like you who were dedicated to that mission. On May 30, 1960, the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy was solemnly blessed and dedicated.

Who Was St. Philip Neri?

Class is in session with St. Philip Neri, whose feast is celebrated on May 26 (superceded this year by Trinity Sunday). The lesson today: Stay focused.

The Father of English History: St. Bede the Venerable

Historians and scholars around the world are indebted to the work of their patron saint: St. Bede the Venerable, priest and Doctor of the Church (feast day: May 25) and one of the most prolific and influential Catholic writers of the Middle Ages.

Running and Penance

“Praying and sacrificing so much without fruit is discouraging," Br. Josh, MIC, complains to God. Then God gives him the answer.

North American Sanctity: The Mexican Martyrs

The six Mexican Martyrs (feast day, May 21), canonized by Pope St. John Paul II on this day in 2000, were all priests and members of the Knights of Columbus, killed during the persecution of the faithful in the Mexican Cristero War in the 1920’s.

Mary, Mother of Christ, Mother of the Church

Mary is the Mother of the Church, of all the members of the Body of Christ — and she is mighty to help us. We honor her on the Monday after Pentecost, May 20.