Missio Immaculatae

An international bimonthly Marian Catechetical-Missionary magazine dedicated to propagating knowledge and love of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

What’s Inside?

You will find articles which will help increase your understanding and love of the Blessed Virgin Mary as the Immaculate Mother, Queen, Mediatrix, and Coredemptrix.
Faithful
All content is faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.
Authoritative
Our thought provoking articles are contributed by Marian experts.
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Each issue of the Missio is filled with beautiful, inspiring images.
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Accessible pricing in order to help foster widespread distribution.

October: The Month of the Rosary

Every year during the month of October, the Church celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary and even dedicates the whole month in a special way to the prayer of the Rosary. The Rosary is the Marian prayer, par excellence, and has been so highly recommended by...

The Brown Scapular and the Interior Life

Undoubtedly, the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is one of the most popular and well-grounded Marian devotions and sacramentals in the Church. It is to be worn as a sign of one’s entrustment or consecration to Our Lady, a reminder of her presence in our...

The Saints and Our Lady

While it is true that every saint is a unique and unrepeatable masterpiece of divine grace, it is also true that every saint has certain common characteristics, among which is a fervent devotion to Our Lady, a filial love for the Mother of all Christians and Queen of...

Venerable Father Nelson H. Baker:
Future Marian Saint

Venerable Nelson Baker left the Catholic Church in America a legacy of sanctity and a place of pilgrimage: the Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of Victory, in Lackawanna, in the Diocese of Buffalo, New York. The beauty of this Shrine, comparable to the greatest cathedrals...

Marian Maximalism: Notion, Proof, and Assent

In order to be Christian, one must also be Marian, but how Marian can and should a Christian be? To be Marian only minimally would be inexcusable for anyone who claims to love Christ and all that He loves, most especially His Mother; to be Marian in a moderate way,...

The Virgin Shall Give Birth: The Road to the Dogmatic Definition

The perpetual virginity of Mary is a dogma of the Catholic Faith which is intimately linked to the mystery of Christ’s Incarnation and Birth and which underlines His two natures, human and divine. The preaching and writing of various popes and early Church Fathers...

The Marian Issue in the Church Today According to Peter Damian Fehlner Part 8

In this my final commentary on the brilliant paper that Father Peter Damian Fehlner delivered at Fatima on May 7, 2005,1 I hope to wrap up my analysis of this extraordinary document. I will not have exhausted it, but I hope to have rendered it more accessible to the...

The Marian Issue in the Church Today According to Peter Damian Fehlner Part 7

In this installment of The Marian Issue in the Church Today, Msgr. Calkins continues to unpack the prophetic teachings of the late Fr. Peter Damian Fehlner, this time with a focus on the subtle reasoning present in certain Church circles today purporting the...

Eckbert of Schoenau: The First Prayer
to the “Immaculate Heart of Mary”

To the 12th century Benedictine Abbot, Eckbert of Schoenau, is attributed the first written prayer to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In it, Our Lady’s Heart is compared to many Old Testament symbols and images: as the “holy of holies,” the “ark of sanctification,” the...

The Marriage of Saint Joseph and the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the Mystery of the Redemptive Incarnation

The Incarnation of the Son of God was made possible through the consent of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Annunciation, who was already legally espoused to St. Joseph, but prior to their living together.  In order to have a correct understanding of the marriage of...
St. Maximilian Kolbe
“Do not write anything that could not be signed by the Virgin Mary”
This was the standard by which St. Maximilian Kolbe ensured quality control for his Marian Magazine and it is the standard we strive to maintain at Missio Immaculatae.

Get to know your Mother...

“When you start reading something on the Immaculate, do not forget that at that moment you come into contact with a living being, who loves you, who is pure, without stain… She will reveal herself to you through the phrases that you read and will convey to you thoughts, convictions, feelings that the author himself could not possibly even imagine.”
– St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

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