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 19 countries, including the USA, Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Cameroon, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.
The feasts important for the Congregation
COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED
First day of the Octave of Vespers for the Dead
All the Deceased Members of the Congregation
Our Lady of Mercy
Titular feast of the American Province
The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Anniversary of the Pontifical Approval of the Marians based on the Rule of the Ten Virtues of the Most B.V.M., 1699
Anniversary of the ordination of Bl. Father Renovator, 1898
Novena in preparation for the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.