On April 17, Bishop Mar Stephen Chirapannah, apostolic visitor for the faithful of the Syro-Malabar rite in Europe, conferred the order of diaconate on the seminarian Melbin Tomy, the order of subdiaconate on 11 seminarians, and the order of lectorate
During the Easter Octave, we had the great joy of having seminarians and deacons from the College receive deacon and priest ordination in their respective countries. Below is the list:
Deacon ordinations in Mexico
On 5 April last, the seminarians Ramiro Vázquez
This year, despite the pandemic, it was possible for some of the priests and seminarians of the College to go to different parishes in Italy to minister during Holy Week.
For the priests, they went to different parishes.
Here are the photos
Each year, Mother's church gives us the opportunity to reflect on the Divine Mercy, in other words, the mercy of God revealed to humankind. As we meditate on this concept I would like to begin by looking at what mercy
My first experience of Mater Ecclesiae took place some months after my priestly ordination when I concelebrated in the inaugural Mass welcoming the first 12 seminarians in August 1991. This first year the seminarians resided in the Legion’s General Direction,
On March 18 and 19, some priestly ordinations of deacons who were students at the Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae were celebrated.
Below, the details of each order.
Thursday 18 March - Fr. Elías Israel Bautista Gómez - Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua
This year, with the opportunity, offered us by the Holy Father Francis, for the gift to the Church a year dedicated to Saint Joseph, the Pontifical International CollegeMaria Mater Ecclesiae wanted to commemorate in a special way the novena dedicated
On March 13, by the imposition of the hands of H.E.R. Bishop Ángel F. Caraballo F, bishop of Cabimas, Venezuela, the deacon Jesús Rosillo, ex-seminarian of the College, was ordained a priest.
Fr Jesús did his theological formation in Rome,
The word Lent has its roots in the "Quadragesima". In Latin, this word means "fortieth": it reminds us of the duration of this period which begins the day after Shrove Tuesday and ends on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter
We publish the message of the Holy Father for Lent 2021. You can also read it in the follow link: MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR LENT 2021
“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem” (Mt 20:18)
Lent: a Time for Renewing Faith, Hope
On the first day of January, the first day of the year, and the octave day of Christmas, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, and also commemorates the World Day of Peace (since 1967). Mary
I am Fr. Dermot Ryan, Vice Rector of the College. At this moment I would like to offer you an affectionate greeting from the two communities of seminarians and priests at our Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae here