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.

  • 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 »
  • Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for December 2016

    Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for December 2016

  • Christ the King

    Christ the King

    On the feast of Christ, the king and centre of our lives, invites us to bring that part of our hearts that is afflicted or in need to the heart of Jesus. So what would happen if I invite Jesus into that part of myself where I experience doubt and …Read More »
  • May HOP 2016

    May HOP 2016

    HOP May 2016 HOP Mayo de 2016 picture from: International World Day of Prayer Mabuhay! Come to the circle and tell your story!    Read More »