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
Anniversary of the death of the Servant of God Fr. John Mendriks, 1953
The Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major
THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Plenary indulgence for members of the Congregation, for members of the Association of Marian Helpers, and for members of the Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.
Birthday of the Ven. Servant of God Casimir Wyszyński, 1700
The Queenship of the B.V.M.
Anniversary of the Renewal and Reform of the Marian Order, 1909