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The Marian Movement of Priests

“Through this Movement, I am calling all my children to consecrate themselves to my Heart, and to spread everywhere cenacles of prayer.” (473 i: May 13, 1992)

Welcome to the official website of the Marian Movement of Priests (MMP) in Oceania

The Annual MMP Retreat for Oceania at Kensington in 2017

Priests at Annual MMP Retreat for Oceania, Kensington 2018

Priests at the Annual MMP Retreat for Oceania at Kensington in 2018

Mass at the MMP Retreat for Oceania at Galong in 2019

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MMP Retreat for Oceania at Galong in 2019

Priests present at International MMP Retreat at Collevalenza Italy 2015

The International MMP Spiritual Exercises for Priests at Collevalenza in Italy in 2015

The International MMP Spiritual Exercises for priests in 2017 at Fatima, Portugal

UPCOMING EVENTS

The 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MMP ON 8 MAY 2022

The 50th Anniversary of the first locution received by Fr Gobbi from Our Lady occurs on 8 May 2022. To view comments by Fr Luca Pescatori, the International Leader of the MMP, in relation to this anniversary, click HERE.

INTERNATIONAL MMP SPIRITUAL EXERCISES FOR PRIESTS AND LAITY IN FATIMA 2022

The 2022 MMP International Spiritual Exercises for Priests and Laity are to be held in Fatima in Portugal in 2022. For further details, go to the EVENTS page by clicking HERE.

THE 2022 ANNUAL RETREAT FOR THE MMP IN OCEANIA

The MMP will hold its Annual Retreat for Oceania at the Redemptorist Retreat Centre at Galong from 22 August 2022 to 26th August 2022 (inclusive). The Retreat will be led by Fr Donal McIlraith, the Priest responsible for the MMP in Oceania. More details soon.

FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS AT FLEMINGTON NSW

The MMP holds First Saturday Devotions on the First Saturday of each Month at St Dominic’s Catholic Church at Flemington (opposite Flemington railway station) in Sydney. Unfortunately COVID-19 restrictions have forced us to temporarily suspend these devotions. They will resume as soon as possible. For further details go to the EVENTS page by clicking HERE.

28TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR'S EVE PRAYER VIGIL AT FLEMINGTON

The 28th Annual MMP New Year’s Eve Prayer Vigil will be held at St Dominic’s Church at Flemington on 31 December 2021. More details soon.

OTHER NEWS

ZOOM CENACLES

Due to the difficulties in holding face-to-face cenacles in many places due to COVID-19 restrictions, the MMP is commencing in August 2021 weekly ZOOM Cenacles led:

(i) by Fr Donal McIlraith (the priest responsible for the MMP in Oceania) at 5pm on Saturdays; or

(ii) by Fr Andrew Grace (the priest responsible for the MMP in Australia) at 4.45pm on Wednesdays (‘zoom’ participants are joining a cenacle being prayed in the Sacred Heart Church in Griffith).

Members can either participate ‘live’ on zoom (‘live’ cenacles are limited to 100 participants, so if you would like to participate ‘live’ please email the MMP at ‘info@mmp-oceania.net’ to receive an invite) OR join in and pray the cenacles whenever you like via this website (the cenacles are recorded and uploaded to this website shortly afterwards).

You can join in the latest (zoom) Cenacles led by Fr Donal McIlraith by clicking on the relevant date below:

7 August 2021;  14 August 2021;21 August 2021 ; 4 September 2021; 11 September 2021; 18 September 2021

You can join in the latest (zoom) Cenacles led by Fr Andrew Grace by clicking on the relevant date below:  

18 August 2021; 1 September 2021; 8 September 2021; 15 September 2021

RE-LIVE THE MMP'S ANNUAL RETREATS FOR OCEANIA IN 2020 and 2021

All program events in the 2020 and 2021 Annual Retreats for the MMP in Oceania were live-streamed and recorded. You can easily catch-up on program events you may have missed, or re-watch each event whenever you like and as often as you like, by visiting the Retreat 2020 page or the Retreat 2021 page on this website.

REPORT ON THE MMP's INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL EXERCISES FOR 2021

If you would like to read a report by Fr Michael Maher (the Priest responsible for the MMP in Ireland) on the MMP’s International Retreat from 27th June to 3rd July 2021, including excerpts from a talk by Fr Luca Pescatori (the International leader of the MMP), click HERE.

A COMPREHENSIVE DOCUMENTARY ON THE MMP AND ITS LINKS TO FATIMA

A comprehensive DOCUMENTARY ON THE MARIAN MOVEMENT OF PRIESTS AND ITS LINKS TO FATIMA has been made by Fr Michael Maher, the Priest responsible for the MMP in Ireland. It is approximately 1.5 hours long and narrated by Fr Maher who has previously led MMP Retreats in Oceania.

The COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 Pandemic has had a pronounced effect on all of us. FR LUCA PESCATORI’S COMMENTARY ON THE PANEDMIC is available on this website. Fr Luca is the International Leader of the MMP. His comments were made on 2 April 2020.

2021 NEWSLETTER

The 2021 MMP NEWSLETTER FOR OCEANIA is available on this website. The newsletters from the previous seven years are also available on the ‘Newsletters’ page on this website. 

TESTIMONY BY FR ANDREW GRACE ON HIS PATH TO THE PRIESTHOOD

Fr Andrew Grace’s testimony on his PATH TO THE PRIESTHOOD is available on the ‘Other Resources‘ page of this website. His testimony was given at a Medjugorje Conference at Concord West on 8 December 2008.

TALKS BY FR FRANCIS GEREMIA

A number of TALKS BY FR FRANCIS GEREMIA, who is one of the leaders in the MMP internationally and the Priest who led the MMP Oceania retreats in 2015 and 2017, are being progressively added to the ‘Other Resources‘ page on this website.