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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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