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Lay Associates
of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary


Vision

We, the Lay Associates
of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary,
envision a community of equals dedicated to
the Gospel way of life as exemplified by Mary,
St. Francis and Blessed Mary of the Passion.



 
 Mission:
 
Answering the challenges of our Christian vocation as far as
our circumstances as lay persons will allow, we commit ourselves to:

- Prayer and the Eucharist as a mission in itself;

- Offer ourselves in service to our brothers and sisters, especially those in need,
in collaboration with the FMM and /or the local Church;

- Live and work for justice peace and integrity of creation;

- Live simply in fidelity to the Gospel and proclaim by word and deed the Good News
to our families, our neighborhoods, our places of work, etc ;

- Walk faithfully with the Blessed Virgin Mary as we live out our call as Lay Associates;

- To grow in community spirit.

 

Activities :

- Involvements in the Church Liturgical and Pastoral Ministry;

- Prison Visitations;

- Justice and Peace and Ecology Projects' involvements;

- Inter-religious Dialogue (Especially between Christians and Muslims);

- Catechetical ministry;

- Projects for the Indigenous Peoples (with FMMs – we have several communities inserted with the IPs);

- Visit to the Sick;

- Assistance to the victims of natural calamities;

- Witness to the Gospel spirit in their places of work and families and neighborhood.

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