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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

Fr Gobbi and Fr Donal McIlraith, Sydney 1993

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

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MMP Retreat for Oceania at Galong in 2019

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The 2022 Retreat at Galong

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

ZOOM CENACLES

Due to the difficulties in holding face-to-face cenacles in many places due to COVID-19 restrictions, the MMP is conducting a range of internet Cenacles each week:

  • a zoom Cenacle each TUESDAY at 7.00pm (Sydney time) Fr Hugh Thomas (the priest responsible for the MMP in NSW).  To join-in, the link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6583562187?pwd=dnpMT2o1WTZCZitOdUR0bk51WHM3dz09 (or use Meeting ID: 658 356 2187 Passcode: MqK1Zq); and
  • a zoom Cenacle each WEDNESDAY at 4.45pm (Sydney time) Fr Andrew Grace (the priest responsible for the MMP in Australia). Fr Andrew is . Participants are joining remotely into a cenacle being prayed by local members in the Sacred Heart Church in Griffith NSW). To join-in, the link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6583562187?pwd=dnpMT2o1WTZCZitOdUR0bk51WHM3dz09 (or use Meeting ID: 658 356 2187 Passcode: MqK1Zq); and
  • a zoom Cenacle each WEDNESDAY at 8pm (Sydney time) the Fr Pieter Ferwerda (the priest responsible for the MMP in Victoria) . To join-in, the link is: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73290782597?pwd=VHR0MWVBYnZDc0N3amdTMllDY0ZlUT09 (or use Meeting ID: 732 9078 2597 and Passcode: 1BEY7b).
  • a Cenacle each THURSDAY at 8pm (Perth time) the WA MMP. This Cenacle is on an application called ‘Jit.se‘ (similar to zoom). To join in, you can either download the application or simply choose (when asked) to join through your internet browser (if you have difficulties joining-in, call Marina on 0419 227 733). The link is: http://meet.jit.si/MMPWestoz333.

NOTE that the zoom Cenacle with Fr Donal McIlraith on Saturdays has ended for now.

NOTE if you have not been able to participate ‘live’, there are some recorded cenacles with Fr Donal McIlraith and Fr Andrew Grace on the website. You can join-in and pray the cenacles whenever it suits you. You can access these recordings on the ‘ZOOM CENACLES‘ page on this website (under ‘CENACLES‘), or by clicking HERE.

KEY DATES TO REMEMBER

ANNUAL RETREAT FOR THE MMP IN OCEANIA IN 2023

The MMP will hold its Annual Retreat for Oceania at the Redemptorist Retreat Centre at Galong from 31st July to 4th August 2023 (inclusive). The Retreat will be led by Bishop Giovanni D’Ercole, a retired Italian Bishop who has long been a leading figure in the MMP. More details are available on the ‘RETREAT 2023‘ page on this website, but REGISTER NOW so you don’t miss out!

OTHER NEWS

MMP OCEANIA NEWSLETTER FOR 2022

The MMP OCEANIA NEWSLETTER FOR 2022 is available on the ‘Newsletters‘ page on this website, as are Newsletters from previous years.

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 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.

DOCUMENTARY ON THE MMP AND ITS LINKS TO FATIMA

A comprehensive DOCUMENTARY ON THE MMP 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.

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 & FR MICHAEL GAUGHRAN

A number of excellent TALKS by FR FRANCIS GEREMIA and FR MICHAEL GAUGHRAN, both long-term leaders of the MMP internationally and both of whom have previously led MMP Oceania retreats, are being progressively added to the ‘Other Resources‘ page on this website.