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Feast of the Seven Holy Founders of the Order of Servants of Mary

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - February 17 @ 6:30 pm

Novena Mass starts February 8, 2018

Feast Day Mass will be held on February 17, 2018 at 7PM at the St. Peregrine Laziosi Diocesan Shrine. Everyone is invited to attend and participate in this activity.

PRAYER

Merciful God, guided by your lovin care, Mary, our glorius Mother, called seven holy men to found a new family of her Servants. Grant that by our devotion to Mary we may more generously serve you and each other. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ.

About the 7 Holy Founders

About the year 1240, while the struggle between Emperor Frederick II and the Apostolic See left Italian cities torn by rival factions, seven Florentine merchants decided to retire in solitude to live a common life marked by penance and prayer. They were already member of a lay group called Servants of Mary and were noted for their special devotion to Our Lady, and for a close adherence to the gospel ideal of fraternal love and service to one another and to others specially the poor and the sick.
 
Consequently, they put aside their commercial activities, left their homes and distributed their personal possessions among the churches and the poor. The gray cloth commonly worn by penitents became their regular dress. They moved into a small house outside the city walls where they continued to minister to the spiritual and material needs of those who came to them for help.
 
About 1245 they desired a more contemplative life, and at the same time they feared the Ghibelline leaders would force them to return to their homes. So they heeded the advice of Bishop Ardingo of Florence and ascended to the solitude of Monte Senario, a place sheltered from distraction and yet not far distant from the city. Saint Peter of Verona, who was then in Florence, also approved their spirit and life-style. On Monte Senario they built a small house with “cheap material,” and a chapel dedicated to Saint Mary….
 
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Details

Start:
February 8 @ 6:30 pm
End:
February 17 @ 6:30 pm
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Organizer

St. Peregrine Laziosi Parish
Phone:
842 2424
Email:
http://www.stperegrineparish.org/contact/

Venue

St. Peregrine Laziosi Diocesan Shrine
National Road Tunasan
Muntinlupa City, 1773
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Phone:
842 2424
Website:
http://www.stperegrineparish.org/