Fr. Montfort was a mystic and a missionary. He was keen on guiding people in spiritual life. To share his experience and to guide people, he wrote a number of letters and also a number of books. The complete works of Montfort have been published
Montfortian spirituality has different aspects. We often tend to equate Montfort to two or three aspects like his love for the poor, Marian devotion and love for children. But it is god to have a global look at St. Montfort.
Montfortian Presence in India
It was at the invitation of the French Foreign Missionaries that three French Brothers Denis, John Baptist de la Salle and Martin de Vertou arrived in Pondicherry, then a French Colony, on September 11, 1903. On the 14th they started teaching
All his biographers have pointed out in clear terms Montfort's love for solitude, silence and contemplation. "In order to avoid worldly people and their amusements, young Grignion withdrew into some corner of the house to give himself to prayers
Mt's bio, 20 pages
St. Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort was born at Montfort in western France in 1673. In his boyhood days he exhibited a great love for God, for the Blessed Virgin Mary and for the poor. As a student in Rennes, not only did he stand
Mt's Biography, 21 pages
As St. Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort is our father and founder, it is essential that we know him well. To know him one could 1. read about him, 2. study about him, 3. reflect on him, 4. pray over his life and spirituality,
Short History of Indian Provinces
The history of the Institute goes back to St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort, who was born at Montfort in France on Jan. 31, 1673. He was ordained a priest on June 05, 1700. As a priest he was a preacher and a missionary. He preached a large number
T.D. for Novices
Montfort was a great devotee of Mary and he spread this Devotion during his missions and private talks. Then he wrote a number of books to explain Marian Devotion: True Devotion to Mary, Secret of Mary, Secret of the Rosary, a number of Hymns.
Consecrated Celibacy is a state of greater love for God. Affectivity yearns for possession, whereas a celibacy whose primary declared purpose is to love as many people as possible, is for that reason opposed to possessing any of those people.
VERY SHORT HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTE
St. Montfort was ordained a priest on 5th June 1700. As a priest he wanted to be a preacher and to be a missionary. Even while in the seminary in Paris, he loved to teach catechism to children. In Dec. 1700,
Option For The poor
During the seventeenth century many noticed that the children of the poor tended to be antisocial and libertine for want of instruction. The need to provide them with education was keenly felt. Between 1650 and 1700, there were a number