Quote for the Day

"We never give more honour to Jesus than when we honour his Mother, and we honour her simply and solely to honour him all the more perfectly.
We go to her only as a way leading to the goal we seek - Jesus, her Son."
-Saint Louis Marie de Montfort


Pope Francis

Welcome to Montfort Fathers

Montfort's successors were called "Mulotins", as well as priests or missionaries. In 1919, the General Chapter confirms the designation "MISSIONARIES OF THE COMPANY OF MARY' (SocietasMariaeMontfortana). Fr. Henri Richard, (former General) wrote in a circular letter dated May 21, l919, "From now on, to designate the Company with a single word, we will use the word 'MONTFORTIANI, in Latin 'Montfortanus"'.S.M.M. is a foundation that Montfort's successors will have to carry out.The aspect of strong and pure faith we find in his PRAYER FOR MISSIONARIES.

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Message from the Provincial

Rev. Fr. Michael Sahaya Raj SMM
Montfort Missionaries landed in the Indian soil in 1974 about forty years ago. The missionaries ventured in to the new mission with the mission program given by the Founder St. Louis Marie de Montfort, that is: renewal of the church. The small seed that was sown in the Indian soil by the Italian Montfortian Missionaries had grown into a big tree of life, branching out into different states and countries, such as, Karnataka, Andra Pradesh, Kerala, Goa and Tamil Nadu. The Eternal Incarnate Wisdom gathered the Montfotions to work in a team spirit and available to His mission on earth.Today the tree has branched out to the level of internationality. The Indian Montfortians are present in Papua New...

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  • Founder

    St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort was a French...

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  • Our Pioneers

    Go to the whole world and proclaim the Good News...

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  • Vice Province

    By seeing the fast growth of Montfortian in India...

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  • Spirituality

    The core of Montfortian Spirituality is the renewal...

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  • The Brothers of St Gabriel

    The origin of the Brothers of...

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  • Daughters of Wisdom

    In theyear 1701, Blessed Marie Louise Trichet met Louis...

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  • Mission

    Our Missionary venture in India began in 1979 by trying to...

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  • Marian Centre

    As desired by the delegation for a long time, we felt the...

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News & Events

  • Priestly Ordination
    For Indian Province June 5th 2018 was a remarkable and a memorable day because it was the ordination day of our Founder Fr. de Montfort in France. On this great day Six of our conferrers were ordained as priests namely Deacons Arun,.. More+

  • First Religious Profession of our Novices
    Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! It’s indeed a great day to rejoice and remember as ten of our Novices made their First Religious Profession and said a firm ‘Yes’ to God with their evangelical commitments... More+

  • 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... 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... 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,.. 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,.. 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... 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,.. 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... 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... 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... 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
    Very Rev. Fr. Luiz Augusto Stefani, S.M.M.

  • 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... More+

  • Acts of the General Chapter 2017


  • 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.. 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 ... More+

  • Goa Festivity


  • Village Riverside in Goa Mission


  • Pilgrim Centre in Goa Mission


  • Christmas Celebration in Goa Mission


  • Lent Program in Goa Mission


  • Cardinal’s Visit
    On 7th December 2016 at 5: 45 pm, the newly elevated Cardinal of Papua New Guinea Sir John Ribat had visited... 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)... More+

  • Recollection
    Last Saturday of every month we have monthly recollection for the seminarians who are residing around Maria Bhavan community... More+

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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... 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... 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... 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... More+

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  • Arrival of Fr. Luigi Gritti
    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+

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    On the day of our Lady,s visitation, our nine novices made their first profession in the presence of Fr. MICHAEL SAGAYARAJ AND T IN THE PRESENCE OF OUR FIRST iNDIAN BISHOP T.J. RAJARAO.. More+

  • Provinteam
    Provincial and His councellors were installed officially by REV. FR. DWI smm on 8th April 2016 at Maria Bhavan.. During the Holy Hour, Fr. Michael made the profession... More+

  • Farewell to Bishop.Raja Rao
    It’s always pleasant surprises that keeps us more connected and stay closer to the situations and the New Year is no exception. It is a year that has surprised many... More+

  • Perpetual Profession
    It’s been a great joy for the Montfortian family as two of our brothers who came forward to make their Perpetual Profession. Brother Robert and Brother Prashanth joined... More+

  • Children’s Day Programme at Maria Bhavan
    Dear friends, as we all know that 22nd November 2015 was indeed an important one in the liturgical year. On that day, we celebrated the Feast of the Christ the King... More+


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