Saint Stanislaus of Jesus and Mary Papczyński
Founder of the Marians
The Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary is a fraternal community of consecrated life in the Roman Catholic Church. They are also known for their devotion to Mary Immaculate, dedication to praying for the poor souls in Purgatory, and active service to the Church. Founded in Poland in 1670 by St. Stanislaus Papczynski, today the Marian Congregation has about 500 priests and brothers who labor in 18 countries, including the USA, Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Cameroon, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.
The feasts important for the Congregation
The Presentation of the Lord
Plenary indulgence for members of the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.
St. Joan of France, Religious
Patroness of the Congregation
Our Lady of Lourdes
Anniversary of the death of Servant of God Fr. Andrew Cikoto, 1952
Blessed Michael Sopoćko, Priest
Anniversary of Martyrdom of Bl. Anthony Leszczewicz, 1943
Anniversary of Martyrdom of Bl. George Kaszyra, 1943