Society of Mary Anniversaries

Jan 22

The Feast Day of Blessed Joseph Chaminade (celebrated on his death date: Jan. 22, 1850)
Feb 2, 1804 The Founding of the Society of Mary by Blessed Joseph Chaminade
Apr 8, 1761 Blessed Joseph Chaminade's Birthday
May 12, 1865 Pope Pius IX Approved the Society of Mary
Aug 13, 1943 Feast Celebrated in Memory of the Martyrdom of Blessed Jakob Gapp in Berlin, Germany
Sep 3, 2000 Blessed Joseph Chaminade was Beatified by Pope John Paul II
Sep 5, 1818 Feast Celebrated in Memory of the First Public Profession of Vows made by the Seven Initial Members of the Society of Mary. (This feast is considered to be the moment of he Society's solemn foundation.)
Sep 12 The Most Holy Name of Mary—Patronal Feast of the Society of Mary
Sep 18, 1936 Memorial of Brothers Carlos Erana, Fidel Fuidio and Jesus Hita, three Spanis Brothers Martyred for their faith during the Spanish Civil War
Nov 6, 1936 Memorial of Blessed Miguel Leibar and Brothers Florenico Arnaia, Sabino Auastuy and oaquin Ochoa during the Spanish Civil War
Dec 8 Foundation of the Bordeaux Sodality/Family of Mary
1849 The Arrival of the Marianists in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati
1850 The Marianist Establish St. Mary School for Boys (University of Dayton)
1927 The Marianist Establish Chaminade High School on Franklin and Ludlow Streets (formerly Notre Dame Academy)


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