We invite you to share our IBVM life and mission by joining us in prayer. Our prayer leaflet gives special monthly intentions as we pray together for the church, the world, and our Institute.

  • May – June HOP 2018

    May – June HOP 2018

    Pope Francis, whose devotion to Mary is well-known, on Saturday the 7th April, established a new feast for the Catholic Church devoted to Mary as the “Mother of the Church,” to be celebrated on the Monday after Pentecost.Read More »
  • Mary Ward Week 2018

    Mary Ward Week 2018

    Welcome to the  offering for prayer and reflection during Mary Ward Week 2018. The various contributions to the booklet reflect the many instances cf collaboration between the two branches of Mary Ward’s InstituteRead More »
  • House of Prayer Nov-Dec

    House of Prayer Nov-Dec

    In this season of Advent, we are called to expand the horizons of our hearts, to be amazed by the life which presents itself each day with newness. In order to do this, we must learn to not depend on our own certainties, on our own established strategies,Read More »
  • September-October HOP

    September-October HOP

    “In times of insecurity, communities that look different become convenient scapegoats […]. We must resist cynical efforts to divide communities and portray neighbours as ‘the other’. Discrimination diminishes us all.Read More »
  • July -August HOP

    July -August HOP

    Welcome to the July – August HOP from the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Congregation of Jesus. This HOP invites us to pray Read More »
  • HOP May -June 2017

    HOP May -June 2017

    “Tens of millions of children are forced to work in degrading conditions, exposed to forms of slavery and exploitation, as well as abuse, maltreatment and discrimination.Read More »
  • HOP March-April 2017

    HOP March-April 2017

    “The parable of the rich man and Lazarus teaches us that other persons are a gift. A right relationship with people consists in gratefully recognizing their value.Read More »
  • Mary Ward 2017

    Mary Ward 2017

    A woman called to “something different” From the Painted Life (No. 21): In London in 1609, when Mary had completed her meditation, it seemed she had not done it with sufficient fervour. To remedy this as she was getting dressed, she determined to help a noble person join a religious …Read More »
  • HOP Jan-Feb 2017

    HOP Jan-Feb 2017

    “I wish peace to every man, woman and child, and I pray the image and likeness of God in each person will enable us to acknowledge one another as sacred gifts endowed with immense dignity. Deseo la paz a cada hombre, mujer, niño y niña, a la vez que rezo …Read More »
  • HOP Sept and October 2016

    HOP Sept and October 2016

    “Divine love is like a fire which cannot be locked up for it is impossible to love God and not to labour to extend God’s Glory” . Mary Ward September and October 2016 HOP Septiembre y octubre el año 2016 HOPRead More »