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Monthly Recollection
On Saturday, 27th January 2018 the scholastic community of Indian Province spent a day with the Lord in a mood of silence and prayer as part of monthly recollection. It was our usual program where we join along with other scholastics from four other different neighbouring congregations,.. More+
Provincial Assembly - December 2017
The anticipated gathering, Provincial Assembly 2017 took place in Maria Bhavan, our Scholastic house, in Bangalore dating from 6th to 7th of December. Indeed it created a fraternal atmosphere as all our Indian confreres... were present with great passion. The Assembly began with the key note address... More+
Diaconate in Guru Mandir
December 10th 2017 was a special day for the Montfortian family, because we six of us namely Arun D’souza, Jayakumar, Gnana Prakash, Bala Raju, Arul Jose Nashwin, Ravi Thappeta got ordainded as deacons by Rev. Bishop William, the Bishop of Mysore. This ceremony took place in Guru... More+
Final Profession
“I am all yours, all that I have is yours, O Most loving Jesus through Mary, your most holy Mother” TD no. 233. Final Profession of our brothers is a time of celebration and thanksgiving, not only to our Indian Province, but also to our Congregation and to the Universal Church... More+
Children’s Day Celebration
“Let the little children come to me theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Mt 19:14). This was the core message of the children’s day celebration what we conducted on 19th November 2017 at Maria Bhavan community. It was indeed a great day to get rid of our usual busy schedule to cherish little moment with the kids... More+
• Provincial Assembly Time Table
• Provincial Assembly in December 2017
Marian Seminar
On 5 th of November 2017, there was a seminar on “Mary: A Theological Perspective,” which was arranged by Rev Fr. Peter Mascarenhas who is the director of Marian Centre in Maria Bhavan. For this seminar there were many priests, sisters,brothers from various congregations and institutions and also there were... More+
Scholastic Community Picnic
After having completed our first semester of this academic year 2017 at DVK, we the members of the community of Maria Bhavan, spent a day for our community picnic on 24th October at the TK Falls which was arranged by our formators. It’s a well known place people all throughout the season visit this spot... More+
Marian Grotto Inauguration in Mysore
The Grotto of Our Lady of Favours
We the members of the COMPANY OF MARY have great devotion to Our Blessed Mother. We celebrate all the feasts of our Blessed Mother and pray the Holy Rosary daily. More+
Marian Centre – Seminar
Messege for the seminar on Mary in the Scripture:
There is a feeling among the Christians especially we Catholics, that Mary and Mariology don’t seem to be a major concern among the academic Theologians but recently... More+
Visit of Fr. Rosario to Maria Bhavan
On 15th of August 2017 Fr. Rosario who is our General Counsellor paid a visit to Maria Bhavan Community. His gentle presence added some more brightness to the celebration of the Assumption and to our Independence. “There is nothing impossible for God”.. More+
Fr. Jim Brady’s Arrival in India
Fr. Jim Brady our General Bursar arrived on India on30th of June 2017 for the purpose of the inauguration of the Montfort School in Kurupam. Through his inauguration of the Montfort School, Fr. Jim has shown the wide interest and the contribution that he... More+
Inauguration of Montfort English Medium School at Kurupam
Since few years we the Montfort Fathers have been longing to open a New School in our Indian Province, we also had the dilemma whether to be or not to be for some reason. This dream of ours in opening a new school came to the realization on 3rd of July. More+
New General Team
SUPERIOR GENERAL
Very Rev. Fr. Luiz Augusto Stefani, S.M.M.
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St.Montfort School, Kurupam
Dear Fathers,
I am Very Happy at the outset to attend the inaugural function of our New Venture St. Montfort School at Kuruppam that took Place on 3rd July 2017 along with Fr. Jim Brady SMM, (the General Bursar) and all other... More+
Acts of the General Chapter 2017




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GROTTO: Our lady of ‘Miracles’ @ Kanathi
The Dream of Montfort was ‘to make Jesus and Mary known and to be loved.’
Having this dream in mind Montfort fathers in India built a nice grotto amidst the greeneries and high peak mountains. The grotto is situated close to the main road that passes from Chikmagalore to Sringeri route... More+
Entry, Total Consecration and the Profession
"Every day is a new day and all creation is renewed in the person of Jesus Christ."
After two weeks of our stay in Sneha Bhavan community that lead us to the preparatory retreat with Fr. Joji smm, we the 12 pre-novices made our entry into the Novitiate during the Morning Prayer on 30th May 2017... More+
Renewal of the Religious Vows by the Scholastics
The fifteen scholastics in the major seminary of Montfort Fathers have renewed their religious vows on 3rd June 2017.
The brothers after having one week intense retreat under the guidance of Fr. John Peter MSC came forward to renew their vows. It was a joyful day indeed to see their radiant,.. More+
Provincial Assembly 31st January – 2nd February 2017
We the Montfort Missionaries in the Indian Province had our Provincial assembly in view of the forthcoming General Chapter in Rome. The assembly was held at Maria Bhavan, the Scholasticate on 31st of January to 2nd of February 2017 in Bangalore. All the senior professed membersattended the meeting... More+
Assembly Committee Meeting - Minutes
Following are the members for planning the Assembly and the celebrations of Tercentenary and Silver Jubilee of the Confreres. It was decided in the Council that Frs. Michael Sahayaraj, J. Joseph, Jerome, Selvakumar and Aswani Kumar will be the committee members. The meeting was held in Adarsh.. More+
Goa Mission
St. Rita of Cassia Church, Camurlim, Bardez, Goa is called ‘Santa Rita de Cassia Igreja em Camurlim, Bardez, Goa’ in Portuguese. St. Rita of Cassia Church, Camurlim, Bardez, Goa was originally a chapel founded before 1786. The Camurlim chapel was rebuilt in 1912 and it was opened for the public... More+
Goa Festivity




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Village Riverside in Goa Mission




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Pilgrim Centre in Goa Mission




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Christmas Celebration in Goa Mission




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Lent Program in Goa Mission




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Cardinal’s Visit
On 7th December 2016 at 5: 45 pm, the newly elevated Cardinal of Papua New Guinea Sir John Ribat had visited our Maria Bhavan community. To receive him and to attend the Holy Eucharist of the Cardinal, our neighbouring religious communities were invited, the total number of the religious were seventy... More+
Children’s day Programme
“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow,” APJ Abdul Kalam (Former Indian President). On 20th of November 2016 our Maria Bhavan community celebrated the Children’s Day in our campus which commemorates India’s First Prime Minister Jawarharlal Nehru’s... More+
Recollection
Last Saturday of every month we have monthly recollection for the seminarians who are residing around Maria Bhavan community. These brothers are belonging to different congregations. On 29th of October 2016, the monthly Recollection for the seminarians was organized... More+
Feast at S.Pudur Parish in Tamil Nadu at Sub-station




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Theology of Body – Program by Fr. Roy
The well known philosopher Socrates said, “Know Thyself”. In fact this has been the experience of us the Scholastics after engaging ourselves thoroughly with the classes of Fr. Roy Smm on the subject, “Theology of the Body”. As the athenaeum credited some ten days of... More+
Feast of Our Lady of Favours
Our Lady of Favors feast we celebrated on 12 of October at the grotto, solemnized by our provincial Rev.Fr. Michael Sagayaraj Smm, it was a great feast in the month your Lady of the Rosary. In honor of this feast we too organized three days of Triduvum,.. More+
Community Picnic
On 15th of October 2016, we the Maria Bhavan community along with the staff members went for picnic to the place called Aladamara (Banyan Tree) which is little outskirts of Bangalore Metropolitan city. We the scholastics after finishing our first semester at DVK, felt the need to have a break... More+
Community Mass
On every Saturday we come together as a community to attend the mass as it is the only day as a community to thank God and to take part actively and effectively by making it more lively and creative. Mass is celebrated by the formatters in charge for the scholastics. More+

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Arrival of Fr. Luigi Gritti
19th – 21st Aug, 16
Fr. Luigi Gritti visited India representing Superior General on behalf of the Tercentenary celebration of Montfortian family organized in Hydrabad from 19th – 21st of August... More+
Transfer List 2016
1st Jun, 16
The New appointments come into effect on the 1stof June 2016. Either the provincial or one of the counselors will be present for the installation. At the time of transfer I request you to handover in detail all the documents pertaining... More+
The New Trust
1st Jun, 16
There is good news for us Montfortians in India that we will be forming a NEW TRUST: the main purpose of the Trust is to venture in to social work programs and to tap the Government Resources to run the programs for the poor and the marginalized... More+
Tercentenary Celebration
1st Jun, 16
Montfort missionaries in India are proud to celebrate the Tercentenary of St. Louis Marie De Montfort, who is our founder. The Montfortian Family all over the world, is celebrating this event in jubilation... More+
First Bishop
1st Jun, 16
Most. Rev. Dr. Telagathoti Raja Rao – The Bishop of Vijayawada
It is a great joy for the Vice-province of India smm and congregation at large, that a Montfortian... More+
Rev. Dr. Peter Swamy SMM
1st Jun, 16
The Vice-province of India Congratulates Rev. Dr. Peter Swamy for successfully completing his Ph D. Indeed this is one of his greatest achievements in life. He has shown a remarkable courage and dedication, certainly he is an... More+
Committees in the Vice Province of India
1st Jun, 16
I Finance Committee
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Provincial’s Desk
1st Jun, 16
The Tercentenary year of Louis Marie Montfort’s entry in to the heavenly abode calls us to experience the spark which radiates from his life which inspires us to follow Christ the Wisdom Incarnate... More+
Malandur Parish
31st May, 16
Rev Fr. JOHN VICTOR DIAS took up the incharge of Malandur parish in Chickmangalore diacese. the province whishes him congrats and all the best.
New Administration
30th May, 16
The Superior General & His council has Appointed with due consultation with the confreres of India, Rev. Fr. Michael Sahayaraj to be the Provincial Superior of the Vice Province of India... More+
Priesthood
26th May, 16
Today is the joyful day for our monfortians to rejoice at the ordination of ROBERT.P by the Bishop Lawrence Pius, Dharmapuri diocese. He is ordained in his home town Otterthotti in Mysore. we congratulate him and wish him all the best.
Ordination
22nd May, 16
Lord.s mercy is showred on FR. FRANCIS PRASHANTH through the sacrament of ordination on 21.05.2016. he was ordained as a priest by MOST REV. BISHOP THOMAS ANTONY-Mysore in his home town Naganahalli-H.D. KOTE... More+
Mega Event
8th Apr, 16
Today Fr. Michael Saharaj is installed officially as the Provincial of India by Asst. General Fr. DWI smm. He makes the profession of faith in the evening at Maria Bhavan in the presence of the confereres. THE VICE- PROVINCE WIISHES THE... More+
Vice-Province
30th Mar, 16
Provincial
Fr. Michael Sahaya Raj More+
Councilors
30th Mar, 16
The Superior Genral announced the new councillors for the Vice- Province of Indiat . The new team members are:
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New Provincial
16th Mar, 16
The vice- province of India received the good news from our General that, Fr. MICHAEL SAHAYA RAJ is appointed as the provincial of vice-province of India till 31 december 2018. we got the message through mail on 15.3. 2018 at 03.30 pm... More+