The MI National Center-USA is sponsoring three main MI Centenary Celebrations to be held around the country, open to MI members and all Catholic faithful.
We are grateful to announce that OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Institute is helping to underwrite these events.
In the Midwest:
MI Centennial Celebration - June 24, 2017
Santa Maria del Popolo Parish Center, Mundelein, IL
Please RSVP due to limited seating by Saturday, June 10
2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Militia of the Immaculata by St. Maximilian Kolbe.
Come with family and friends to celebrate, meet other MI members and be inspired in living your Marian consecration and mission!
The National Center of the Militia of the Immaculata in the United States is sponsoring a Centennial Celebration to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Militia of the Immaculata movement by St. Maximilian Kolbe on October 16, 1917 - three days after the last Fatima apparition.
This special Event is open to MI members and all Catholic faithful who wish to deepen their Marian spirituality and find in Our Lady guidance and inspiration in living the Faith and giving authentic witness to it in the world.
We are grateful to announce that OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Institute is helping to underwrite the Centennial events around the country.
- 8:30 a.m. - Registration
- 9:00 a.m. - Opening Prayer and Welcome
- 9:15 a.m. - Talk 1: The New Evangelization with the Immaculata in the Footsteps of St. Maximilian Kolbe - John W. Galten, MI National President
- 10:30 a.m. - Talk 2: The Call to Missionary Discipleship with Mary
—Michael D. Wick, MI National Vice President
- 11:30 a.m. - Holy Mass and Rite of Consecration to the Immaculata
- 1:00 p.m. - Luncheon Buffet
- 2:45 p.m. - Holy Rosary with meditations from St. Maximilian’s Writings
- 3:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks: Let Us Arise and Be on Our Way!
—John W. Galten, MI National President
- 4:00 p. m. - Farewell
Santa Maria del Popolo Parish Center
116 N. Lake St., Mundelein, IL 60060
The Parish Center is handicap accessible.
Ample car and bus parking space available on N. Lake west lot, W. Crystal St. parish parking lot and N. Lincoln Avenue
On the West Coast:
Saturday, August 12, 2017
St. Christopher Parish Hall, West Covina, CA
On the East Coast:
TBA, Philadelphia, PA