Join Our Lady at the foot of the Cross

If all Marian devotion culminates in imitation of Mary, says Br. Jacob, MIC, then we could also say that all imitation of Mary culminates in imitating her standing at the foot of the Cross.

Day 1: The Divine Mercy Novena

Jesus said, "Today bring to Me ALL MANKIND, ESPECIALLY ALL SINNERS, and immerse them in the ocean of My mercy. In this way you will console Me in the bitter grief into which the loss of souls plunges Me."

'What If I Miss a Day of the Novena?'

Yes, we all get busy sometimes. With the Divine Mercy Novena under way March 29 - April 6, this certainly bears looking into.

Pray the Novena to The Divine Mercy, March 29– April 6

Our Lord told St. Faustina, "I desire that during these nine days you bring souls to the fountain of My mercy, that they may draw ... strength and refreshment and whatever grace they need in the hardships of life, and especially at the hour of death" (Diary, 1209).

The Holy Week 'Hinge': the Pascal Triduum

What is the Paschal Triduum, March 28, 29, and 30, and what does it mean? Brother Stephen J., MIC, explains that to participate in the Church’s full celebration of the Paschal Mystery is one of the best ways to celebrate Easter.

Bookends of the Spiritual Life: Palm Sunday and Good Friday

Palm Sunday, March 24, and Good Friday, March 29, are bookends of the spiritual life in a lot of ways. Let us welcome our King, the Son of David, with hosannas. Let us lay our palms beneath the feet of His mount, and never forget that the palm is an ancient symbol of martyrdom.

When the Corner Pharmacy Becomes an Abortion Center 

In an announcement that sent shockwaves through the pro-life movement nationwide, the pharmacy chains CVS and Walgreens announced that the dangerous abortion drug mifepristone would be sold in their stores in select states. The abortion pill is now the leading cause of death for preborn children. 

"Inspectio Cordis": Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, March 24

A weekly web series by Fr. Thaddaeus Lancton, MIC, introduces us to the meditations for this Sunday's Mass by the Marian Founder. The goal is to allow Jesus to gaze into your heart and teach you self-examination, leading you to a more fruitful reception of Holy Communion at Sunday Mass, where there is a true encounter of our hearts with His Sacred Heart – especially fitting during this period of National Eucharistic Revival.

Understanding the Message of Mercy as a Parish Community

Inspired by Fr. Chris Alar's book Understanding Divine Mercy and eager to spread the Divine Mercy message in their Missouri parish, a group of parishioners builds a Lenten mission and sparks a spiritual renewal.

Seal The Doorposts!

In these challenging times, when the need for peace and mercy is greater than ever, the Marian Fathers invite you to participate in a simple but incredibly powerful act of faith: display the Image of Divine Mercy.

Now more than ever, 'Go to Joseph!'

As the Solemnity approaches on March 19, devotion to St. Joseph has never been stronger, thanks in part to the recently concluded year-long celebration of the foster father of Jesus.

The Mighty Strength of St. Patrick

"I arise today through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity ... " Part of the legacy of the great missionary to Ireland is this incredible prayer of trust in the Divine Mercy, asking the help of God and all His works to protect St. Patrick from any harm.