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.  — To the Priests Our Lady's Beloved Sons (473i)
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“During this month of May, try to live more intensely the consecration you have made to my Immaculate Heart (…)  
Give me the garlands of your rosaries, recited more frequently and with a greater intensity. Gather the religious and
the faithful around you in cenacles of unceasing and fervent prayer, offered with me.”   (cf. #264a, May 1, 1983)

General Information:
The Cenacles are open to everyone.  Admission is free.
Priests are welcome to concelebrate; please bring alb and stole.

St. Leo’s Church
309 S. Main Ave.  Demopolis, AL  36732
Tuesday, May 2  6:00-8:00 PM  (Mass & Cenacle)
Celebrant:  Fr. Larry Shinnick
Contact:  Parish Office (334) 289-2767


Veterans Affairs Medical Center Chapel
650 East Indian School Rd. Phoenix AZ 85012
Saturday, May 6   3:00 PM Cenacle followed by 4 PM Mass)
Celebrant:  Fr. John T. Hannigan, Jr.
Contact:  Chris Wacknov  (602) 321-6415

St. John Center (Main Chapel)
2500 N. Tyler St.  Little Rock, AR  72207
Saturday, May 20  10 AM - 12 Noon  (Cenacle/Mass)
Celebrant:  Fr. Thomas Keller
Contact: Dr. Richard & Melanie Riley (501) 224-3949


St. Mary Queen of Apostles Church
4636 W. Dakota Ave.  Fresno, CA  93722
Friday, May 12   10:00 AM-12:30 PM (Cenacle/Mass)  
Celebrant:  Rev. Msgr. Patrick J. McCormick
Concelebrant:  Fr. Loren Blessing
Contact:  Vera Cruz  (559) 349-2802

Star of the Sea Church
4420 Geary Blvd.  San Francisco, CA  94118
Sunday, May 14 (every 2nd Sunday of the month)
3:15-4:15 PM  Cenacle/Holy Hour
Cenacle guided by Fr. Larry Goode
Contact:  Parish Office (415) 751-0450   

Oblate Sisters Chapel - St. Patrick’s Seminary
320 Middlefield Rd.  Menlo Park, CA  94025
Friday, May 19  (every 3rd Friday of the month)
12 Noon Mass followed by Cenacle/Holy Hour
Celebrant:  Fr. George Schultz, SJ
Contact:  Sr. Margarita  650-322-4611    

Our Lady of Peace Church
2800 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, CA  95054
Sunday, May 21 (every 3rd Sunday of the month)     
2 PM Parish Mass / 3 PM Cenacle guided by Fr. John Direen
Contact:  (408) 379-4511   

St. Joseph’s Church  
837 Tennent Ave.  Pinole, CA  94564
Friday, May 5  (every 1st Friday of the month)  
6:30 PM  Holy Hour/Cenacle  7:30 PM Mass
Celebrant:  Rev. John Direen
Contact:  (510) 741-4900  Ext. 206

St. Joseph Church
320 E. 5th St.   Salida, CO  81201
Saturday, May 6   8:00 AM Rosary / 8:30 AM Mass/Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Jim Williams                                                      
Contact:  Parish Office (719) 539-6419               

St. Francis of Assisi Church
3791 Pike Rd.  Longmont, CO   80503
Saturday, May 13  8:00-9:30 AM (8:30 - Communion Service)
Cenacle guided by Deacon Mike Berens
Contact:  Carol Croell  (303) 466-4571

St. Patrick - St. Anthony Church            
285 Church St.  Hartford, CT  06103
Saturday, May 6  5:30 AM Adoration / 6:30 AM Cenacle
Saturday, May 13  7:30 PM Candlelight procession into the church
with statue of Blessed Mother, followed by the Cenacle
Saturday, May 27  3:00 PM Adoration  3:30 PM Cenacle followed by Mass  
Celebrant:  Fr. Cidouane Joseph, OFM
Contact:  Stacie Mawson (860) 478-8970

All Saints Church  25 School St. Somersville, CT  06072
Saturday, May 13  9 AM - 12 Noon  Mass/Cenacle/Holy Hour
Celebrant:  Fr. Martin Jones
Contact:  Theresa Wilson  (860) 749-3616


St. Joseph’s Catholic Church                                              
210 W Lemon St.  Lakeland, FL 33815
Saturday, May 13  9 AM Mass followed by Cenacle
Contact:  Pauline Langley Tel.  863-688-5975 / 863-670-3508 




St. John Vianney Church 46 N. Wolf Rd. Northlake, IL 60164
Saturday, May 6  1:00 PM Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Charles Becker  
Contact:  Joanne Ranallo  (847) 540-9219

St. Mary’s of the Immaculate Conception Church
226 E. Adams St.  Pittsfield, IL  62363
Sat., May 6  8:00-9:30 AM (Mass followed by Cenacle)    
Celebrant:  Fr. Mark Schulte                
Contact:  Parish Office - Pat Galle (217) 285-4321  

Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church   
520 Stevens St.  Indianapolis, IN  46203
Sunday, May 7  2 PM (Cenacle)
Cenacle guided by Fr. Charles Becker
Contact:  Marigrace Bailey  (317) 709-6095

St. Columbkille Church  1240 Rush St.  Dubuque, IA  52003
Saturday, May 13   4:15 PM Parish Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Gabriel Anderson
Contact:  Fr. Gabriel  (563) 583-9117  






Betania II Marian Ctr. 154 Summer St.  Medway, MA  02053
Saturday, May 20  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Celebrant:  Fr. Dermot Roache, SMA
Contact:  Kathy Tierney  (781) 929-7720

St. Joseph’s Church  173 Albion St.  Wakefield, MA  01880
Saturday, May 20   9:00-10:30 AM  (Mass followed by Cenacle)
Celebrant:  Fr. Ron Barker
Contact:  Sharon Keith  (781) 245-5770

SS. Cyril and Methodius Church
41233 Ryan Rd. Sterling Heights, MI  48314
Thursday, June 22  5:30 PM Rosary / 7:00 PM Mass/Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Ronan Murphy
Contact:  Mary (586) 294-3601  
Judy (586) 697-5265  (586) 596-4782   

St. John the Evangelist Church             
380 E. Little Canada Rd.  Little Canada, MN  55117
Ascension Thursday, May 25   7:00-9:00 PM (7:30 Mass)
Celebrant:  Fr. Thomas Balluff
Contact:  Margaret Bieza  (651) 778-1941

St. Alphonsus Church 502 Jackson Ave. Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Friday, May 12   7:00 PM Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Michael Snyder    
Contact:  Parish Office  (228) 875-5419      

St. James Catholic Church  
201 N. Missouri Ave.  Potosi, MO  63664
Thursday, May 18  6:00 PM  Mass & Cenacle
Led by Fr. Charles Becker & Fr. Rodger Fleming
Contact:  Rick or Tina Heusler (573) 259-8306

Our Lady of the Cove Catholic Church
20 Kimberling Blvd.  Kimberling City, MO  65686
Thursday, May 11   11:00 AM-12 Noon (Cenacle/Holy Hour)   
Cenacle guided by Fr. Suresh Samala
Contact:  Lois Wagenknecht  (417) 739-3386

St. Anthony Catholic Church  700 3rd Ave. Laurel, MT  59044
Every Tuesday -  5:30 PM Latin Low Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Bart Stevens
Contact:  Marti in Parish Office (406) 628-7182


Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral            
310 West 2nd Street  Reno, NV  89503
Tuesday, May 2  12:10 PM (Cenacle followed by Mass)
Celebrant:  Rev. Jacob Carazo, OFM Conv., rector
Contact:  Rocio - Parish Office  (775) 329-2571  Ext 100      
Tillie Pugliesi (775) 348-7570 / JoAnn Thompson (775) 954-8313     

St. Hedwig Church  147 Walnut St.  Manchester, NH  03104
Tuesday, May 9  (Feast of Our Lady of the Cenacle)
6:00 PM Cenacle followed by Mass
Celebrant:  Fr. Eric Delisle
Contact:  Janet Caza  (603) 623-7570

St. Antoninus Church - O.L. of Guadalupe Chapel
337 S. Orange Ave.  Newark, NJ  07103
enter on South 8th St. (secure parking lot)
Contact:  Teresa Gerlinger (973) 623-0258 / (551) 689-0107 (C)
Friday, May 5  7:00 PM Cenacle followed by Mass
Celebrant:  Fr. Joseph Meagher


Queen of Apostles Chapel – Maryknoll Seminary
55 Ryder Rd.  Ossining NY  10562
Saturday, June 3  10:00 AM – Noon  (Cenacle/Mass)
Celebrant:  Fr. Kevin Hanlon, MM                      
Contact:  Fr. Kevin  (914) 941-7590
(hot lunch available - $10 donation accepted)

Our Lady of the Snows Church
258-15 80th Ave. Floral Park (Queens), NY 11004
Saturday, Nay 20  10:30 AM  (Cenacle/Mass)
Celebrant:  Fr. Jeremy Canna
Contact:  Bella Bonkowski  (718) 347-0180
Parish Office  (718) 347-6070

Saint Francis Chapel  145 Wolf Road  Colonie, NY  12205
Sunday, May 14  (Mother’s Day)  
2:30 PM Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Jeffrey L'Arche, M.S
Contact:  Lena Zullo 518-489-6800   

St. John the Evangelist Church
55 Martha Street,  Spencerport, NY  14559  
Wednesday, May 17   6:30 PM Mass & Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. John Loncle
Contact:  Barbara DiVincenzo (585) 352-6973

NORTH CAROLINA                  
Immaculate Conception Church  (SPANISH)                           
208 7th Ave. W.   Hendersonville, NC  28791
Friday, May 12   7:00 PM  (Mass/Cenacle)
Celebrant:  Fr. Roberto Perez
Contact:  Parish Office  (828) 693-6901

NORTH DAKOTA                                   

Shrine of Our Lady, Comforter of the Afflicted
517 S. Bella Vista Ave.  Youngstown, OH  44509   
Saturday, May 13  Cenacle at 10:30 AM followed by Mass at 12 noon
Celebrant:  Fr. Dennis Arambasick, OFM
Contact:  Carole Elias  (330) 533-2477  
(meal offered free of charge)  

Church of St. Clare  
5659 Mayfield Rd.  Lyndhurst, OH  44124
Tuesday, May 23   8:30 AM Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Kevin Estabrook
Contact:  Virginia Kovacina  440-473-6107

St. James Catholic Church
4201 S. McKinley Ave.  Oklahoma City, OK  73109
Tuesday, May 2   12 Noon Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Bill Pruitt, pastor
Contact:  Pam McGuigan  (405) 816-1951

Star of the Sea Church
820 Old County Rd.  Brookings, OR  97415
Thursday, May 18   8:00 AM (Mass/Cenacle)
Celebrant:  Fr. Luan Nguyen
Contact:  Robert & Trish St. Jean (541) 254-0786

St. Helena Church (Adoration Chapel)  
6161 N. 5th St.   Philadelphia, PA  19120
Tues., May 9   (ENGLISH)  6:30 PM Cenacle/Mass           
Tues., May 16   (SPANISH)  6:30 PM Cenacle/Mass  
Celebrant:  Fr. Peter Welsh   
Contact:  Fr. Peter  (215) 424-1300 / 1301

Twin Hearts Chapel (private)  Albrightsville, PA       
Monday, May 15   10:00 AM  (Mass/Cenacle)
Celebrant:  Fr. John McFadden
Contact:  Eileen Siter  (302) 442-8171
(limited seating - please call ahead)

St. Joseph's Church - Mary’s Chapel (lower level parking)        
3255 Concord Road, Aston, PA  19014
Saturday, May 20  12 Noon  (???Mass and Cenacle)
Celebrant:  Fr. Charles Becker                 
Contact:  Marisa (610) 662-1256 / Gerri (610) 662-1256

St. John the Evangelist  63 Church St.  N. Smithfield, RI  02876
Sunday, May 7   2:30-3:30 PM Cenacle/Holy Hour
Fr. Gerard Caron will guide the Cenacle                      
Contact:  Parish Office (401) 762-0946

St. Eugene Church  1251 Putnam Pike  Chepachet, RI  02814
Weds., May 31    9:00 AM Parish Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. T.J. Varghese
Contact:  Barbara Hamill  (401) 647-3116

Our Lady Star of the Sea Church  
1100 8th Ave. N.  North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Thursday, May 18   8:00 AM Mass/Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Andrew Marinak  
Contact:  Vicki - Parish Office (843) 249-2356


St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church (St. Jude Center)
603 E. Fifth Street  Alice, TX  78332
Monday, May 15  5:30 PM
Cenacle guided by Rev. Monsignor Leonard Pivonka
Contact:  Parish Office (361) 664-6481 ext. 10


St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church
4730 Cove Road NW  Roanoke, VA  24017
Weds., May 17   Cenacle 6-7 PM / Divine Liturgy 7-8 PM      
Celebrant:  Rev. Kevin J. Beaton, SFO – Divine Liturgy
according to the Maronite Rite of the Catholic Church  
Contact:  Rectory  (540) 562-0012

St. George Byzantine Church / O.L. of Perpetual Help Shrine
9730 Yelm Hwy SE  Olympia, WA  98513
Wednesday, May 10   5 PM (Cenacle & Divine Liturgy)
Celebrant:  Rev. Vasyl Mutka – Divine Liturgy according
to the Byzantine Rite of the Catholic Church  
Contact:  Max Bourke  Tel. (360) 459-5639



Basilica of National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians - Holy Hill
(chapel above the cafeteria - Old Monastery Inn)      
1525 Carmel Rd.  Hubertus, WI  53033
Regularly schedule 11 AM Mass in the Basilia
Tuesday, May 16  Potluck lunch at 12 Noon
Holy Hour/Cenacle will follow at 1:00 PM
Fr. Charles Becker will guide the Cenacle
Contact:  Irene “Reenie” Kroken  (920) 356-1542
St. Rose of Lima Church
605 East 22nd Ave.  Torrington, WY  82240
Sunday, May 21   1:00-2:00 PM (Cenacle)
Fr. Ray Moss will guide the Cenacle
Contact:  Fr. Moss  (307) 532-5556

St. Barbara’s Church
115 E 3rd St.  Powell, WY  82435
Sat., May 6   8 AM Adoration / 9 AM Mass followed by Cenacle
Celebrant:  Fr. Philip Wagner
Contact:  Parish Office (307) 754-2480    

"In order to give the suffering and crucified Church of your time my motherly help and a safe refuge, I have brought the Marian Movement of Priests into being and have spread it through every part of the world by means of my book, which traces out for you the road along which you must journey in order to spread my light. With this book, I teach you to live the consecration to my Immaculate Heart with the simplicity of children, in a spirit of humility, of poverty, of trust and of filial abandonment."

(Message 604, December 31, 1997)

It is the Work that Our Lady is carrying out . . .

(1) …to bring the message of Fatima to its fulfillment for a spiritual renewal of the Church and all humanity
  "I have caused to spring up here, for twenty-five years now, my Marian Movement of Priests, so that the message of Fatima, often contested and rejected by many, might in your days come to its complete fulfillment." (594l)

The Fatima message's fulfillment is necessary for you, my children, threatened and stricken, so that you may attain salvation. Its fulfillment is necessary for the Church, so wounded and crucified, so that from its painful and bloody trial it might emerge all beautiful, without spot or wrinkle, in imitation of its heavenly Mother. Its fulfillment is necessary for all humanity, so that it may return to the arms of its Father and come to know the new times of its full communion of love and of life with its Lord and God.
(2) …to form her faithful remnant
  It is my work, which I myself am now carrying out, in order to gather from all sides the little remnant which will remain faithful to Jesus and to his Gospel, to the Pope and to the Church united with him. (497e)

"If indeed his return is close at hand, then my motherly action becomes more concerned and vigorous, in order to assist all my children to remain ever in the truth of the faith. This is why I have asked you to consecrate yourselves to my Immaculate Heart. This is why, in these times of yours, I have spread everywhere my Marian Movement of Priests: to form the little flock, reunited in the prayer of the cenacles and watchful in expectation - the flock gathered together and formed by me to ever preserve the true faith.

Thus, when the Son of Man returns, He will still find the faith on earth in all those who will have consecrated themselves to me, allowing themselves to be gathered together in the heavenly garden of my Immaculate Heart."
(420ij, March 13, 1990)

(3) …to conquer Satan
  It is my work, which I am carrying out in every part of the world in order to conquer Satan, in the great battle against all the wicked spirits, because in the end my Immaculate Heart will triumph.


(4) …to spread the truth and to bring us to a greater unity with the Pope and the Church united to him
  It is my work, which I am accomplishing to spread the truth in these times of great apostasy, to bring you to greater unity with the Pope in these days of division and of widespread rebellion, to lead you along the way of grace and holiness amidst the general spread of sin and impurity.
(Message 497ehi, "My Work", June 19, 1993)

Her Book

The above are excerpts from the book, "To the Priests, Our Lady's Beloved Sons", which contains "interior locutions", messages which Fr. Gobbi began receiving from the Blessed Mother in 1973.

The book is the instrument chosen by Our Lady to carry her voice to the hearts and souls of her beloved children, a guide for helping them to live the consecration to her Immaculate Heart. In these messages, she manifests her maternal plan to lead all souls back to Jesus.

It [the book] has been the instrument for carrying to the hearts and souls of so many beloved children the voice of the heavenly Mother, the manifestation of my maternal plan, my invitation to receive you all within the refuge of my Immaculate Heart. (…)

What do I say in this book of mine? (…)

I tell you the things which I have most on my Heart, because they are the very things which Jesus has told you in the Gospel, which today should be lived with the simplicity of little ones, with the ardor of martyrs, and with the fidelity of courageous witnesses: it should be lived to the letter!
Accordingly I am calling you to prayer, to penitence, to mortification, to the practice of virtue, to trust, to hope, to the exercise of an ever more perfect charity.

…My only concern is that you live everything I have told you. Then your hearts will be inflamed with love, your souls will be illumined by my light, and I will transform you interiorly to lead you to do each day what pleases the Heart of Jesus.

If you are consecrated to me, I take you just as you are, with your limitations, your defects and sins, your frailty, but then each day I transform you to bring you to be in accordance with the plan which God has entrusted to my Immaculate Heart.

(Message 282, "My Book", January 21, 1984)

What does she ask of us?

(1) Consecration to her Immaculate Heart
(2) Cenacles of Prayer

In this book, she tells us that "her times have arrived." She is announcing to her priests and faithful the coming of a new era of grace and holiness for the Church and the world, and as a preparation, she is asking that the whole Church consecrate themselves to her Immaculate Heart and gather in cenacles of prayer with her.

(1) Consecration to her Immaculate Heart
  It [the Marian Movement of Priests] is the message of Fatima which is reaching its fulfillment and is being realized everywhere, through the merciful action of your heavenly Mother. Through it I have asked for the consecration to my Immaculate Heart, as a sure means of obtaining conversion of heart and of life, and of leading humanity back along the road of its full return to the Lord.


(2) The Cenacles
"It [the Marian Movement of Priests] is the message of Fatima which is being fulfilled in the spread, now on a world-wide level, of the cenacles which I have asked of you, in order to gather you together in prayer, made with me and through me. With great joy I accept today from your hands, my little son, the homage which you are offering to me in these cenacles, which are being multiplied everywhere, among priests and faithful, among children, youth and above all in families.

With these cenacles, you are able to obtain the grace of conversion for many poor sinners, especially for those most in need of divine mercy.

With these cenacles, you offer a great force of intercession and of reparation to your heavenly Mother, who has intervened many times, in an extraordinary way, to shorten the painful time of the great purifying trial.

With these cenacles, you invoke the gift of the second Pentecost, which is now close at hand, because my Immaculate Heart has become the new spiritual cenacle, where this divine prodigy for the Church and all humanity will be accomplished." (*594f-i)

(*Message 594 was received on May 8, 1997, in Fatima, Portugal on the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Birth of the Marian Movement of Priests)


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